Family and Friends,
Dear Family and Friends,
2006! Just a minute ago, we were wondering what the turn of the century would bring! And, here we are more than half was through the first decade!
James 4:14 remind us: “For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanish away.”
Eternity is right around the corner for many of us. The questions beg, “Are you prepared for eternity?” And, “Is your name written in the Lamb’s Book of Life?
Brigham Young challenged his followers:
“Take up the Bible, compare the religion of the Latter-day-Saints with it, and see if it will stand the test. .”
Journal of Discourses, vol 16, p 46
And Brigham Young, Discourse delivered in the Ogden Tabernacle on May 1
Brigham Young challenged the comparison of the LDS religion with the Bible, yet was quoted in Michael, Our Father and Our God, by Joseph W. Musser, p 20, citing Deseret Weekly News 26:274
In my doctrinal teachings. . . I have never looked into the Bible, the Book of Mormon, or the Doctrine and Covenants. . . . to see whether they agreed with them or not. . . . When I have spoken it is scripture. . .
William O. Nelson, Director of the Melchizedek Priesthood Department, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day-Saints, Sure Foundation, p 93 reveals the following:
Some who write anti-Mormon pamphlets insist that the Latter-day-Saint concept of Deity is contrary to what is recognized as traditional Christian doctrine. In this they are quite correct.
Bernard P. Brockbank of the First Quorum of the Seventy, spoke plainly in the Church’s General Conference, Ensign, May, 1977, p 26.
It is true that many of the Christian Churches worship a different Jesus Christ than is worshipped by the Mormons.
President Gordon B. Hinckley clarified the Church’s position in the LDS Church News, June 20, 1998, p 7
There are those outside the Church who say Latter-day-Saints ‘ Do not believe in the traditional Christ. No, I don’t. The traditional Christ of whom they speak is not the Christ of whom I speak.’
Jesus Christ of the Bible warns us in Mathew 24:4-5.
“Take heed that no man deceive you. For many shall come in my name, saying I am Christ; and shall deceive many.”
The Biblical Jesus Christ proclaimed in John 14:6
“I am the way, the truth, and the life, no man cometh unto the father, but by
It is revealing that LDS Apostle Marion G. Romney plagiarized and redefined the meaning of the words of Jesus Christ in the Conference Report, April 1961, p 119.
. . . . This Church. . . is the way, the truth, and the life. . . . .
Apostle Orson Pratt, in The Seer, dated January, 1853 on pp 15-16
President Gordon B. Hinckley was quoted in the Ensign, November 2001, p 5
Those who observe us say that we are moving into the mainstream of religion. We are not changing. The world’s perception of us is changing. We teach the same doctrine.
In Doctrines of Salvation, vol 1, p 188, President Joseph Fielding Smith declared:
Mormonism, as it is called, must stand or fall on the story of Joseph Smith. He was either a prophet of God. . . or he was one of the biggest frauds this world has ever seen. There is no middle ground.
Dear friends and family, if you worship a false god, that god is an idol, incapable of providing salvation and eternal life to anyone! An idol can do absolutely nothing!