The God of the Bible &
the god of
322 years before Josiah was born, a prophet
(unnamed) in I Kings 13 predicted that someday, a man named "Josiah"
would come and destroy some altars at Bethel.....
348 years later, Josiah came and destroyed some
altars in Bethel, and while leaving that area, stopped at a grave, and asked
whose it was, the people of that area had passed along that prophecy (for the
book of the law had been lost for many years) and they told Josiah of that
It showed to Josiah the
foreknowledge of God, for God had had that prophecy made, long before the birth of Josiah, and
Josiah's mother and father did not even know of the prophecy, and Josiah, until
he had done so, did not know of it...
The God we worship, does have foreknowledge...
And can do such things...
But let me add another story to this one...
Joseph Smith wrote the Book of Mormon, and wanted Christians to think that this
book was the plan of salvation, and wanted to convince Christians that it was a
necessary part of God's plan.
So, he also took the Bible, went to the book
of Genesis, and added a verse to chapter
50... It reads:
"And that seer I
bless... and his name shall be after the name of his father,... for the thing
which the Lord shall bring forth by his hand shall bring my people unto
salvation." (From Gen. 50:33, Joseph Smith Translation)
That additional verse was added after Joseph
Smith wrote the book of Mormon, and long, long after Moses wrote the book of
Genesis... and claims to be 'inspired' of God...
But our God has foreknowledge, and could have
had Moses insert that verse, if it were truly of God. That would have been
evidence for Mormonism... The readers of Genesis in their version are likely
misled to the idea that Moses did write it, and that gives them credence to
believe that the Book of Mormon was long ago predicted and meant to come, by
The god of Mormonism did not have
foreknowledge to know what would happen when Joseph Smith Jr came, and had to
add the verse later, after the heretical addition to the Bible was penned...
But... The God of Josiah, knew that Josiah would come, had it prophesied,
written down in I Kings 13:1-4. And later fulfilled in II Kings 23:14-18...
The story of Josiah shows God's foreknowledge and
omniscience... The story of Joseph Smith Jr. shows deceit, adding to the Word of
God, and a taking for granted that mankind is gullible and easily misled...
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