Mormonism – Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Mormonism – Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

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And he said unto me: Behold there are save two churches only; the one is the church of the Lamb of God [LDS], and the other is the church of the devil [Christendom]; wherefore, whoso belongeth not to the church of the Lamb of God belongeth to that great church, which is the mother of abominations; and she is the whore of all the earth. (1 Nephi, 14:10–Book of Mormon)

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LDS Church President Lorenzo Snow expressed the nature of the Father in his couplet, “As man is, God once was — and as God is, man may become.”

Mormonism is a pseudo-Christian religion begun in 1830 by Joseph Smith in the New England area. The Mormon church, also known as the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, denies the historic Trinity (teaching three gods), says salvation is by grace and works (2 Nephi 25:23) and that people have the potential of becoming gods and goddesses. Some of its unique doctrines of the Mormon Church are that God used to be a man on another world who became a God and came to this world with one of his wives. We all are literally born in heaven as spirit brothers and sisters and then inhabit human bodies on earth. (Source)

Mormons believe that there are four sources of divinely inspired words, not just one: 1) The Bible “as far as it is translated correctly.” Which verses are considered incorrectly translated is not always made clear. 2) The Book of Mormon, which was “translated” by Smith and published in 1830. Smith claimed it is the “most correct book” on earth and that a person can get closer to God by following its precepts “than by any other book.” 3) The Doctrine and Covenants, containing a collection of modern revelations regarding the “Church of Jesus Christ as it has been restored.” 4) The Pearl of the Great Price, which is considered by Mormons to “clarify” doctrines and teachings that were lost from the Bible and adds its own information about the earth’s creation.


200 Words: Denomination or Abomination? By Nathan Busenitz
Anti-Mormon blog
Apologetics Index
Christian Apologetics Research Ministry 
Does the Bible Really Say We’re Not to Judge? By Marsha West
General Conference: Mormons told to get past Joseph Smith’s history and move forward
Historical Issues By Mormon Research Ministry
Mormon Research Ministry
Mormonism: Christian or Cult?
Mormonism’s Pre-existence
Mormons in Transition Resources for researching and evaluating the claims, doctrines and scriptures of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in light of history and the Bible. 
Pinning Down Mormon Doctrine Part One–By Bill McKeever and Eric Johnson
The Trinity–Dr. Mark Bird
Why I Am Not A Mormon–Eric Davis


A big evangelical stood up to Glenn BeckGlenn Beck Goes Off On “Religious People” By Marsha West
Glenn Beck receives a “mantle” from a false prophet By Marsha West
Glenn Beck’s “pure personal truth,” Part 1  Part 2  By Marsha West 
The “God” of Glenn Beck By Ken Silva
The “Jesus” of Glenn Beck By Ken Silva
The Not So Mormon Soteriology of Glenn Beck  By Mormon Research Ministry
Questioning with boldness: Which is it Glenn, are you a Mormon or a Christian? Part 1   Part 2 By Marsha West


An Inconvenient Truth for Mormons–Wretched
Glenn Beck and His New Age Beliefs–Todd Friel
Mormonism in a nutshell–Matt Slick
Mormon Temple Has Pagan Symbols–Todd Friel
The Scary History of Mormonism–Wretched
The Secret World of Mormonism–Cartoon
Strange But True History of Mormonism
Todd Friel Responds to Joel Who Says Mormons Are Christians


Ten Most Important Things You Can Say to A Mormon By Ron Rhodes

Views  expressed by individual authors and/or sources don’t necessarily reflect those of Marsha West