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The God of the Bible vs. The god of Mormonism

By Charles Thorell

 

I would like to share a story with you. An unnamed prophet in 1 Kings chapter 13 predicted that someday a man named “Josiah” would come and destroy some altars at Bethel…348 years later this came to pass as Josiah at the age of 26 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 the prophecy and told him of it. It showed to Josiah the foreknowledge of God, for God had inspired that prophecy long before the birth of Josiah. Josiah's mother and father didn’t know of it, and Josiah, until he had done so, did not know of it. But the God we worship does have foreknowledge and can do such things.

Now let me add another story to this one: Joseph Smith Jr. wrote the Book of Mormon; he wanted Christians to think that this book was the plan of salvation and convince them that it was a necessary part of God's plan. So he took the Bible and liberally added and subtracted as he saw fit. When he was finished, he claimed his literary work was inspired of God. If this were true, could not the god of Mormonism have shown the same foreknowledge as the God of the Bible? After all, if the Mormon god were just like God, couldn’t he have done the same thing and inserted something in the Bible to prepare the way for Joseph Smith? That would have been evidence for Mormonism right? But the Mormon god is limited just like human beings and cannot see into the future. As a result, he must work in the present and try to prove something backwards, whereas, God is infinitely aware and has no such limitation. The God of the unnamed prophet knew that Josiah would come, had it prophesied, written down in 1 Kings 13:1-4, and later fulfilled in 2 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 taking for granted that mankind is gullible and easily misled. The same demonic spirits continue to spread their lies today as Mitt Romney, a presidential candidate and devout Mormon, is beguiling many people by saying that Mormons, just like Christians, believe in God, the Bible and Jesus Christ as Savior. I do not doubt that Romney believes in God, that he does read the Bible and sees Jesus Christ as Savior but not like you and I would because Romney’s definitions are different. This is why he is so tricky; he looks and sounds good but is just like the Pharisees of old, a white washed sepulcher.

It is easy to see that politicians like Rudy Giuliani and Hillary Clinton are the devil in disguise – it would be a real disaster to vote for them – but someone like Mitt Romney is just as dangerous because he is a person of faith that knows the right buzz words which Christians like to hear. As a result, I am dismayed that many Christian leaders are coming out in support of a Mormon cult member. I am sure there are many who will take issue with me for saying something like that, but I can’t compromise on the truth, it is what it is. Remember, a cult according to the Bible is any group of people that worship anything or anyone other than Jesus Christ, and believe anything contrary to His Word as found in the Bible.

Furthermore, on the topic of religion, Romney has said that as president he would “need the prayers of the people of all faiths,” and that he would “serve no one religion, no one group, no one cause, and no one interest. A president must serve only the common cause of the people of the United States.” However, the truth of the matter is that if Mitt Romney becomes president, he will end up influencing millions of people to become part of the Mormon cult who will end up in the lake of fire for all eternity. There is no difference if a Mormon or Muslim becomes President of the United States; both follow demon gods and a theology straight from Satan himself that leads souls straight to the fires of hell!

Let me tell you a story... There once was a man who wanted a bear skin rug for his home. So he picked up his umbrella and went into the woods, when he saw a bear, he pointed the umbrella at it and yelled, “Bang!” The bear fell down dead and the man got his bear skin rug. Now if I told you a story like that, you would have a hard time believing me, and yet this is precisely what Joseph Smith, the author of Mormonism would have you and I believe.

“Mormonism must stand or fall on the story of Joseph Smith. He was either a Prophet of God, divinely called, properly appointed and commissioned, or he was one of the biggest frauds this world has ever seen. There is no middle ground. If Joseph was a deceiver who willfully attempted to mislead people, then he should be exposed. His claims should be refuted, and his doctrines shown to be false...”

Joseph Fielding Smith
Former President
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

With a Mormon running for president, Mitt Romney can exert a lot of influence over the impressionable people, and if he were elected, I am sure there would be untold numbers of converts to Mormonism. As such, I wanted to let you know of three books that we offer on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The deception is rampant and only the light of God’s glorious truth can set people free. Before you can do anything, you need to be informed; then you need to go out in the dark world and shed some light.


THE GOD MAKERS
Ed Decker & Dave Hunt

Mormons claim to follow the same God and the same Jesus as Christians. They also state that their gospel comes from the Bible. But are they telling the truth? This book reveals the inner workings and beliefs of Mormonism. Through personal interviews and well-documented evidence, you'll discover the true nature of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its hidden worldwide agenda. Cutting through the wholesome image projected by the Mormons, this book exposes the startling truths about Mormon beliefs and practices.

ANSWERS TO MY MORMON FRIENDS
Thomas Heinze

Mormonism stands or falls on the life of its founder, Joseph Smith. That's why Mormons who read this book will be amazed as they learn about Smith's personal life, starting with his early youth and progressing to his later years. This well-researched book also exposes serious problems with the doctrines Smith created, as well as facts you need to know about his abilities as a translator. Since your eternal destiny rests upon the life and teachings of this one man, it is critical that you have the facts so you can answer this question correctly. Was Joseph Smith a prophet of God or a fraud?

STRUGGLE TO PEACE
Cindy & Richard Benson

A heart rending story where truth prevails against the deception of Mormonism. This is the story of a sixth generation Mormon...who chronicles her struggle with the question, "Can a person know for sure they are going to heaven when they die?" You will sense her happiness in her early life of religion and her pain as she struggles to obtain peace with God. We present this story so you can see the real difference between religion and real peace with God.


Volume 1, 2008