To start things out, here is a site claiming to have the
top 10 Bizarre Mormon Beliefs
Then we have here a link to Wikipedia with quite a bit of history.
Here is the Wikipedia link regarding the Book of Mormon
I will share some excerpts here from Wikipedia.
"Joseph Smith Jr. said that when he was seventeen years of age an angel of God, named Moroni, appeared to him, and said that a collection of ancient writings, engraved on golden plates by ancient prophets, was buried in a nearby hill in Wayne County, New York."
Some have questioned why if they follow Moroni that they are called "Mormons" instead of "Morons", but that might require more in depth study than we have room for here.
There appear to be some rather irrefutable inconsistencies between some of the claims of the Book of Mormon and simple fact, again I quote from Wikipedia.
"The archaeological, historical and scientific communities have in general been skeptical about the claims of the Book of Mormon. Critics of such tend to focus on four main areas:
Quoting from : http://exmormon.org/d6/drupal/fourteen
This is the most important teaching of Mormonism. Nothing else comes close to it. We believe that God was once a mortal man on another planet who progressed by living in obedience to the laws and ordinances of the gospel he had on his world, then he died. He became a resurrected man and evolved to become a god. He is still married now (some early leaders say he is a polygamist) and created this world. We worship only the one true god, which is really one god among millions or billions or more. We believe that we will follow in God's footsteps by becoming perfect and we too will become Gods and Goddesses creating spirit children and peopling other worlds. The Mormon TV commercials showing family togetherness is the foundation for life in the next world - as a family - as gods.
Reference: Journal of Discourses Vol. 6 Page 4, 1844. Joseph Smith
"...you have to learn to be Gods yourselves, and to be kings and priests to God, the same as all Gods have done before you, - namely, by going from one small degree to another..."
Reference: Journal of Discourses Vol. 6 Page 275, 1852. Brighan Young
"After men have got their exaltations and their crowns - have become Gods...""
Quoting from the above site:
"Did you know that Mormons believe that there are different “levels” in heaven? These are the Celestial kingdom, the Terrestrial kingdom and the Telestial kingdom.
The Celestial kingdom is for those who accepted Jesus, received the necessary ordinances (e.g., baptism) and followed the commandments. The Terrestrial kingdom is for those who lived good lives but did not accept Jesus in their lifetimes. Finally, the Telestial kingdom is for those who did not accept Jesus nor live good lives."
The folks at http://4mormon.org/ have done a lot of research about the Mormon religion
Even some hardened false-christians can see through mormon doctrines
The bottom line of all this appears to be that the Mormon gods are actually the Mormons themselves assuming they follow the program. But do they allow the girls to be gods too or just the boys?
Regardless of your personal beliefs I hope that this site has at least proven to you that the Mormon religion is not Christianity even in the broadest definition.
Please note that mention of a site here does not constitute an endorsement of their doctrine but rather our confidence in the accuracy of their research regarding the Mormon religion.
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