Jesus made it clear. He is the way to God the Father, the way to Heaven. Thomas said to him, “Lord, we don’t know where you are going, so how can we know the way?” Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. If you really know me, you will know my Father as well. From now on, you do know him and have seen him.” John 14:5-7 (NIV) Brigham Young, the 2nd President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, had other beliefs.
I believe in tongues – but not to the extent that others might, say in the Pentecostal/Charismatic circles, but this article is interesting in the fact that it shows (1) Mormonism experimented with tongues, (2) tongues was prevalent in the early 19th century, and did not begin in 1916 and many believe, and (3) the practice of ‘teaching’ tongues has not changed.
This is the last of the series of posts on Mormonism for this week. (It does not mean that I will not revisit the topic from time to time.) The Mormon religion was founded by a con man with very little on his mind but money, power, and control over women. He and his disciples essentially created ritualized adultery and corrupted the traditional view of marriage. If the roots are corrupt, how can the tree not be poisonous? I have not included all of the quotes, as some of them are more lewd that I would want on this
From Rethinking Mormonsim: “Jesus ‘so loved the world that he gave his own life, that as many as would believe might become the sons of God.’ Indeed, the Father and the Son are one-in purpose and love.” “Divine love is also conditional. While divine love can be called perfect, infinite, enduring, and universal, it cannot correctly be characterized as unconditional. The word does not appear in the scriptures. On the other hand, many verses affirm that the higher levels of love the Father and the Son feel for each of us-and certain divine blessings stemming from that love-are conditional.”
If Mormons Are Christians, Then Am I A Mormon? « i love mormons. Love the quote… “If we have the truth, it cannot be harmed by investigation. If we have not the truth, it ought to be harmed.” -J. Reuben Clark, D. Michael Quinn: The Church Years. Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University Press, 1983, p. 24.
INVESTIGATING MORMONISM. If you are investigating Mormonism (the “Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints” or “LDS Church”), you are probably studying it in private meetings in your home with missionaries from that church. Here are some of the key things that they are probably telling you: