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Part 3:

MORMONISM:
THE WORD & WISDOM OF MAN


-LDS DOCTRINES OF GOD, CHRIST AND MAN-

Continued from PART 2.....

  D. The God Of Mormonism. (Chart 31)
    1. LDS: God is an exalted man.

(Joseph Smith, Jr., History of the Church, VI:305).

The Bible: GOD IS NOT A MAN - (Num. 23:19).

  2. LDS: God's nature is changeable -- He has progressed to where He now is.

The Bible: GOD'S NATURE DOES NOT CHANGE.

  3. LDS: God the Father has a tangible body of flesh and bones.

The Bible: GOD DOES NOT HAVE A TANGIBLE BODY.

      -God is Spirit - not flesh and bones! (Jno. 4:24; Lk. 24:39)
      -No form revealed to avoid sin! (Deut. 4:15-16, 19, 23)

    4. There are many Gods of many worlds.

The Bible: ONLY ONE GOD, NOT MANY.

-Isa. 43:10 (none before/after); Isa. 44:6.
  5. The God of Mormonism is not the God of the Bible!
  6. "No Mormon truly believes the Bible, and a true Bible believer cannot be a Mormon!"

  E. The Christ Of Mormonism (Chart 32).
    1. The Firstborn of the Father.

The Bible: "FIRSTBORN CONVEYS THE PREEMINENCE OF CHRIST."

    2. Not Eternally God (deity).

The Bible: CHRIST IS ETERNAL GOD (DEITY).
-John 8:57-58 - "I am" (Exo. 3:14) - The eternally-existing One!
  3. The Only Begotten Son Of God.

The Bible: "ONLY BEGOTTEN" = UNIQUE, ONE OF A KIND.

  4. Jesus Visited The Americas Following His Resurrection (3 Nephi 11-28, BOM).

The Bible: COMPLETE SILENCE!

  5. The Christ of Mormonism is NOT the Christ of the Bible!
  6. "No Mormon truly believes the Bible, and a true Bible believer cannot be a Mormon!"

  F. Mormonism And Man. (Chart 33)
    1. Men and women were pre-mortal, spirit children of God. (Chart 38)

The Bible: MAN WAS CREATED ON THE 6TH DAY OF CREATION.

2. Man's Life On Earth Is A Period Of Probation To Prove Yourself Worthy Of Further Progression.

The Bible: When Man Will Obey & Honor God, He Will Be Rewarded With Eternal Life.

  3. Adam's Sin Was A Blessing For Mankind.

The Bible: ADAM'S SIN WAS A CURSE, NOT A BLESSING, ON MANKIND.

  4. Man May Become A God.

The Bible: MAN WILL ALWAYS BE MAN - NEVER BE GOD!

  5. The man of Mormonism is NOT the man of the Bible!

  6. "No Mormon truly believes the Bible, and a true Bible believer cannot be a Mormon!"

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