Tip of the Day, July 3

03 July

July 3 – Matthew 5:33-5; “Again, ye have hard that it hath been said by them of old time, Thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt perform unto the Lord thine oaths: But I say unto you, Swear not at all; neither by heaven; for it is God’s throne: Nor by the earth; for it is his footstool”.

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Mormons take their oaths in the temples when they go in for their endowments.  There are three points of interest today.  1-scattered throughout their ‘scriptures’, Mormons are repeatedly told by their god not to take oaths.  2-the time of this writing in the book of Nephi was supposed to have taken place in 34 AD.  That’s at least a full year after the Lord was crucified.  3-it’s difficult to ignore the similarities between the writings of the KJV Bible and the book of Nephi, right down to the verse numbers.

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3 Nephi 12:33-5; “And again it is written, thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt perform unto the Lord thine oaths; But verily, verily I say unto you, swear not at all; neither by heaven, for it is God’s throne; Nor by the earth, for it is his footstool”.

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