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Some time ago I spoke to a man who told me he was a member of the “Order of Melchizedek”. He seemed to be very proud of the fact that his...

“…neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption.” (Acts 2:27) ——————– If He had not been God, He certainly would have seen corruption, as well as other creatures have...

Paul called his message “the offense of the cross” (Galatians 5:11). Again and again he warned that the true Gospel of God’s grace and glory would meet with great opposition from...

God Is One – Deuteronomy 6:4; 1 Corinthians 8:4 God Is Light – 1 John 1:5 God Is Love – 1 John 4:8-16 God Is the Creator – Isaiah 40:12-26 God...

“Ordinance on the Personal Sale of Liquors. Section 1. Be it ordained by the City Council of Nauvoo, that the Mayor of the city be and is hereby authorized to sell...

1. Jesus IS the visible image of the Invisible God – Colossians 1:15, II Corinthians 4:4…to see Jesus is to see the Invisible God – Mankind was created IN the image...

As you know, there are many Churches that have already decided that the warning of Revelation 22:18-19 only applies to “The Book of Revelation”, and they have decided that God is...

“We have often been asked during the past months why we did not proceed with all haste to produce a translation of the papyri the moment they came into our possession....

“One life-long defender of Joseph Smith [Ferguson] made his own independent investigation of Joseph’s ability as a translator of Egyptian records, utilizing recognized Egyptologists without telling them a word about the...

“And he [Joseph Smith, Jr.] has a gift to translate the book [of Mormon], and I have commanded him that he shall pretend to no other gift, for I will grant...

“In more recent times the half-dozen leading Egyptologists who have been asked to examine the facsimiles agree that they were ordinary funeral documents such as can be found on thousands of...

“The revelations in the Book of Commandments up to June, 1829, were given through the ‘stone,’ through which the Book of Mormon was translated.” (David Whitmer – one of the Three...

Jedediah M. Grant wrote: “When Peter came to Antioch,” says Paul, “I withstood him to the face, because he was to be blamed,” & c. Paul does not gain much credit...

The following animals did not exist in the americas at the time that the book of mormon claims they were. 1) Cow 2) Domestic Goat 3) Calf 4) Horse 5) Ass...

“After the Book was published, I frequently bantered him [Martin Harris] for a copy. He asked fourteen shillings a piece for them; I told them I would not give so much;...

“And also those to whom these commandments were given, might have power to lay the foundation of this church, and to bring it forth out of obscurity and out of darkness,...

“I sometimes say to my brethren, ‘I have been your dictator for twenty-seven years-over a quarter of a century I have dictated this people; that ought to be some evidence that...

It is no secret that many false and vain and foolish things are being taught in the sectarian world even among us about our need to gain a special relationship with...

“Brigham Young said if you went to Heaven and saw God it would be Adam and Eve. I don’t know what he meant by that.” Pointing to a grim-faced portrait of...

“After prayer Brother Higbee said: ‘Here are the orders,’ and handed me a paper from [President] Haight… Brother Higbee was then to give the order: ‘Do Your Duty to God!’ At...

“I [am] opposed to hanging, even if a man kill another, I will shoot him, or cut off his head, spill his blood on the ground, and let the smoke thereof...

“Had I anything to do with the negro, I would confine them by strict law to their own species…” (Joseph Smith, Jr. – January 2nd, 1845 – History of the Church...

“While brother Joseph was referring to the provinces of God, I was led to reflect that there is no act, no principle, no power belonging to the Deity that is purely...

One of the most bizarre teachings in mormonism, is “baptism for the dead”. I remember a few years ago a mormon missionary here in England telling me that they did a...

“If the sinner will repent of his sins, and go down into the waters of baptism, and there be buried in the likeness of being put into the earth and buried,...

“…if any man preach any other Gospel than that which I have preached, he shall be cursed; ” (Joseph Smith, Jr., The Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith: Page 366 –...

“At the time the devil was cast out of heaven, there were some spirits that did not know who had authority, whether God or the devil. They consequently did not take...

“Angels are those beings who have been on an earth like this, and have passed through the same ordeals that we are now passing through. They have kept their first estate...

“In bearing testimony of Jesus Christ, President Hinckley spoke of those outside the Church who say Latter-day Saints ‘do not believe in the traditional Christ.’ ‘No, I don’t. The traditional Christ...

“President Smith, in concluding his remarks, said that if the government, which received into its coffers the money of citizens for its public lands, while its officials are rolling in the...

“Brother Cannon remarked that people wondered how many wives and children I had. He may inform them, that I shall have wives and children by the million, and glory, and riches...

“Emma took that revelation, supposing she had all there was; but Joseph had wisdom enough to take care of it, and he had handed the revelation to Bishop Whitney, and he...

Below is a quote from a letter written on January 21st, 1838. In this letter Olivery Cowdery accuses Joseph of having a “dirty, filthy affair”: “When he [Joseph Smith] was there...

Heber C. Kimball, was a member of the First Presidency, here is what he said: “Judas lost that saving principle, and they took him and killed him. It is said in...

“Shall I tell you the law of God in regard to the African race? If the white man who belongs to the chosen seed mixes his blood with the seed of...

Mormon Church leader Bruce R. McConkie, writes about the denial of equality for Africans: “Negroes in this life are denied the priesthood; under no circumstances can they hold this delegation of...

We as “Christians” worship God as He identifies Himself in His Word, as He reveals Himself in Christ, and as He draws us to Himself by His Spirit. We worship God...

WHICH JESUS? “But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtlety, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ. For...

“While brother Joseph was referring to the provinces of God, I was led to reflect that there is no act, no principle, no power belonging to the Deity that is purely...

Some time ago I spoke to a man who told me he was a member of the “Order of Melchizedek”. He seemed to be very proud of the fact that his...