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Are they all Blind? All of them? PDF Print E-mail
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Saturday, 17 May 2014 18:35

Just an observation.. In reading the history of the Bible, no where in the history of mankind has God given His Word to any man in a language other than that of the receiver[s].


Why then would God suddenly give any Jews and their descendants in the Americas His Word in anything other than their language and use some kind of Egyptian hieroglyphics, never to be found again on earth, and especially when Egypt and its language was a curse to the Jew?

 

And then why would God have Joseph Smith put his head in a hat and use a seer stone, another thing cursed of God.. and then have him translate it into another form of English not used by the people to whom the supposed 'word was sent?

 

Makes me think the whole story is from a false prophet with a false gospel to snare a whole, gullible people group.

 

It doesn't doesn't make any sense to me.. yet to most Mormons, they just blink and bear their testimony that they know it is true.. anyway... so sad..

"they be blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch."

 
Is This the Death Rattle of Mormonism? PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 10 March 2014 14:40

Is This the Death Rattle of  Mormonism?

Ed Decker

This is an extremely important report of the coming ruin of the LDS Church as it has stood for almost over 180 years.

Please read it in full.  I know it is a bit longer than I would like, but so important. Check out all the references and give me your take on what is happening.  It is truly an extraordinary time in this ministry to Mormons.

The LDS Church released a statement recently regarding the nature of God, the exaltation of man and other sundry doctrines that have put the entire world of Christian apologetics ministries on a fast spin cycle.

News reports and blogs have been filled with articles saying that the LDS Church no longer knows or understands the final destiny of man and that they have never really claimed that those Mormons who earn their way to celestial glory will have their own planets to be gods and goddesses over.

The LDS Leaders say that foolish cartoon depictions such as our seven minute cartoon in The Godmakers movie that very accurately described the bedrock center of LDS doctrine of ”The Law of Eternal Progression” were demeaning and misrepresenting sacred spiritual things.

My former Mormon mind went into a damp, dark place as I read the many reports, even in LDS responses, that said, basically, “Wow, see, we really are Christians after all and being ‘like God’ really isn’t being a god.”

I wonder what all those temples will be used for now that the Mormons have lost the need for all the secret password stuff to get their own worlds to people and manage.

It was like a major theological shift took place overnight in some clandestine meeting where the LDS marketing people told the brethren that the whole gods and goddesses thing wasn’t working any more and members were leaving faster than the missionaries were reeling them in. It was time to make another major change in the story line.  Once again, the brethren read the poll numbers and new revelation blew in the window.

That this has taken place is no surprise. I non-prophetically said years ago that one day they would be having altar calls in Ward ‘Sacrament’ meetings.  I never dreamed they would give up their polygamous godhoods.

I shook my head in semi-disbelief again when, in 2004, the then holy prophet, Gordon B. Hinkley spoke on The Larry King, Live national television and would not confirm the LDS doctrine that God was once a man. He had done the same thing in a Time Magazine report in 1997 when he answered,

“I don’t know that we teach it. I don’t know that we emphasize it. I

haven’t heard it discussed for a long time in public discourse. I don’t know.”

Apparently the prophet hadn’t read his own scripture proclaiming it. {Doctrines and Covenants 130: 22]. It was classic Mormon slip and slide.

When I was a Mormon, blacks were a cursed race that would never hold the Melchizedek priesthood and heaven forbid that they would ever be able to go through the temple endowments where we learn the steps, signs, tokens and secret words needed to enter celestial glory and godhood.  We knew this because our holy prophets told us that it was true.  [See African Americans and the LDS Church article]

http://www.saintsalive.com/resourcelibrary/mormonism/african-americans-and-the-mormon-church

When we went through the Temple Preparation class and learned how important the temple was for our personal exaltation/ godhood/procreating spirit babies and the ruling over our own worlds, we were told that the temple ritual was the very purest ritual of Christ and the early church, brought back by our holy prophets as the very core of the restoration.  It was perfect and unchangeable.

Of course, that was before the release of several of our films, The God Makers, The Temple of the God Makers and The Mormon Dilemma.  These films went with teams of ex-Mormons making the rounds of hundreds of Churches and public venues, actually demonstrating the temple rituals in full temple clothing, garments and all.

The came another suddenly.  All LDS temples closed without notice and when they re-opened, behold a new holy, perfect ritual was in place. This time, without the blood oaths and the ridicule of Christian pastors among numerous changes. [See Temple rituals]:

http://www.saintsalive.com/resourcelibrary/mormonism/the-annotated-mormon-temple-ritual

Without beating this to death, another strange suddenly popped up recently with regard to gay marriage. This was after pouring millions into the California ant-gay proposition 8 and decrying this evil amongst us from every LDS pulpit on California.

Suddenly, the gay agenda was fine with the brethren. It was also OK to be a Gay Boy Scouts and even OK to march as church groups in Gay Pride Parades. Then, down from celestial heights, came the new revelation that it was ok to ordain gays in the priesthood and assign them church leadership callings, even as scout leaders.

I say all this to bring this new reverse revelation into proper perspective. I subscribe to many official and unofficial LDS sites, blogs and news feeds.  It gives me a perspective from their point of view and is a good balance. They are all over the map on this one.

The Mormon world with its infallible word of god through its holy prophets and spiritual leaders has finally tilted out of its divine orbit. The very core of its existence, the reason for its  “restoration of all things” has now erupted and is spewing surrender across the earth.

Was it the marvelous research and exposure by the hundreds of knowledgeable former Mormons like Ed Decker and Saints Alive or Jim Spencer’s extremely accurate reports on his Maze of Mormonism website. Did that best selling book, The God Makers by Hunt/Decker finally sink in?

No. I think all these things and especially the volumes of material available on the Internet have ripped huge break in the LDS dike.

But I would guess the thing that has brought the LDS Church to its knees is a nationally acclaimed Broadway play called, The Book of Mormon.”

I found it quite strange that official LDS sites and news feeds would actually promote and even publish scheduled showings for the play. If you have seen the play, you may understand my position.  It is a satire, mocking the LDS beliefs, including magic underwear and godhood. It contains foul and lewd language.

I would never, as a church leader, promote some worldly play that mocks my faith in a manner such as this does the Mormon faith.

Acting on the axiom of   “If you can’t beat them, join them.” The LDS brethren opened the door of complete compromise and in doing so, publicly gave up its lifeblood, the centuries old doctrine of personal purity and godhood. “As Man is, God once was; as god is man may become.”

It is the removal of the final separation of Mormonism from general Christianity.  I suggest you read [The Emergent Mormon Church]: https://www.lds.org/topics/becoming-like-god?lang=eng for more detail on this.

But wait, as they say in those torturous TV infomercials. There is more! These Mormon leaders and PR guys are very slick.  What they say to their people and the public isn’t always the inside truth.  I want you to read the actual report that has triggered all of this and tell me what it really says: Becoming Like God https://www.lds.org/topics/becoming-like-god?lang=eng

The great Mormon empire the Kingdom of God on Earth, is crumbling from within, where its leaders no longer lead but wanting to be acceptable and liked, follow the rushing tide of ungodliness that is consuming the earth in the last days.

Our calling is now to reach out to the survivors, its victims and bring them the love of the real Jesus and introduce them to the only true God and that peace that will pass all understanding.

Ed

 
Is This the Death Rattle of Mormonism? PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Monday, 10 March 2014 14:40

Is This the Death Rattle of  Mormonism?

Ed Decker

This is an extremely important report of the coming ruin of the LDS Church as it has stood for almost over 180 years.

Please read it in full.  I know it is a bit longer than I would like, but so important. Check out all the references and give me your take on what is happening.  It is truly an extraordinary time in this ministry to Mormons.

The LDS Church released a statement recently regarding the nature of God, the exaltation of man and other sundry doctrines that have put the entire world of Christian apologetics ministries on a fast spin cycle.

News reports and blogs have been filled with articles saying that the LDS Church no longer knows or understands the final destiny of man and that they have never really claimed that those Mormons who earn their way to celestial glory will have their own planets to be gods and goddesses over.

The LDS Leaders say that foolish cartoon depictions such as our seven minute cartoon in The Godmakers movie that very accurately described the bedrock center of LDS doctrine of ”The Law of Eternal Progression” were demeaning and misrepresenting sacred spiritual things.

My former Mormon mind went into a damp, dark place as I read the many reports, even in LDS responses, that said, basically, “Wow, see, we really are Christians after all and being ‘like God’ really isn’t being a god.”

I wonder what all those temples will be used for now that the Mormons have lost the need for all the secret password stuff to get their own worlds to people and manage.

It was like a major theological shift took place overnight in some clandestine meeting where the LDS marketing people told the brethren that the whole gods and goddesses thing wasn’t working any more and members were leaving faster than the missionaries were reeling them in. It was time to make another major change in the story line.  Once again, the brethren read the poll numbers and new revelation blew in the window.

That this has taken place is no surprise. I non-prophetically said years ago that one day they would be having altar calls in Ward ‘Sacrament’ meetings.  I never dreamed they would give up their polygamous godhoods.

I shook my head in semi-disbelief again when, in 2004, the then holy prophet, Gordon B. Hinkley spoke on The Larry King, Live national television and would not confirm the LDS doctrine that God was once a man. He had done the same thing in a Time Magazine report in 1997 when he answered,

“I don’t know that we teach it. I don’t know that we emphasize it. I

haven’t heard it discussed for a long time in public discourse. I don’t know.”

Apparently the prophet hadn’t read his own scripture proclaiming it. {Doctrines and Covenants 130: 22]. It was classic Mormon slip and slide.

When I was a Mormon, blacks were a cursed race that would never hold the Melchizedek priesthood and heaven forbid that they would ever be able to go through the temple endowments where we learn the steps, signs, tokens and secret words needed to enter celestial glory and godhood.  We knew this because our holy prophets told us that it was true.  [See African Americans and the LDS Church article]

http://www.saintsalive.com/resourcelibrary/mormonism/african-americans-and-the-mormon-church

When we went through the Temple Preparation class and learned how important the temple was for our personal exaltation/ godhood/procreating spirit babies and the ruling over our own worlds, we were told that the temple ritual was the very purest ritual of Christ and the early church, brought back by our holy prophets as the very core of the restoration.  It was perfect and unchangeable.

Of course, that was before the release of several of our films, The God Makers, The Temple of the God Makers and The Mormon Dilemma.  These films went with teams of ex-Mormons making the rounds of hundreds of Churches and public venues, actually demonstrating the temple rituals in full temple clothing, garments and all.

The came another suddenly.  All LDS temples closed without notice and when they re-opened, behold a new holy, perfect ritual was in place. This time, without the blood oaths and the ridicule of Christian pastors among numerous changes. [See Temple rituals]:

http://www.saintsalive.com/resourcelibrary/mormonism/the-annotated-mormon-temple-ritual

Without beating this to death, another strange suddenly popped up recently with regard to gay marriage. This was after pouring millions into the California ant-gay proposition 8 and decrying this evil amongst us from every LDS pulpit on California.

Suddenly, the gay agenda was fine with the brethren. It was also OK to be a Gay Boy Scouts and even OK to march as church groups in Gay Pride Parades. Then, down from celestial heights, came the new revelation that it was ok to ordain gays in the priesthood and assign them church leadership callings, even as scout leaders.

I say all this to bring this new reverse revelation into proper perspective. I subscribe to many official and unofficial LDS sites, blogs and news feeds.  It gives me a perspective from their point of view and is a good balance. They are all over the map on this one.

The Mormon world with its infallible word of god through its holy prophets and spiritual leaders has finally tilted out of its divine orbit. The very core of its existence, the reason for its  “restoration of all things” has now erupted and is spewing surrender across the earth.

Was it the marvelous research and exposure by the hundreds of knowledgeable former Mormons like Ed Decker and Saints Alive or Jim Spencer’s extremely accurate reports on his Maze of Mormonism website. Did that best selling book, The God Makers by Hunt/Decker finally sink in?

No. I think all these things and especially the volumes of material available on the Internet have ripped huge break in the LDS dike.

But I would guess the thing that has brought the LDS Church to its knees is a nationally acclaimed Broadway play called, The Book of Mormon.”

I found it quite strange that official LDS sites and news feeds would actually promote and even publish scheduled showings for the play. If you have seen the play, you may understand my position.  It is a satire, mocking the LDS beliefs, including magic underwear and godhood. It contains foul and lewd language.

I would never, as a church leader, promote some worldly play that mocks my faith in a manner such as this does the Mormon faith.

Acting on the axiom of   “If you can’t beat them, join them.” The LDS brethren opened the door of complete compromise and in doing so, publicly gave up its lifeblood, the centuries old doctrine of personal purity and godhood. “As Man is, God once was; as god is man may become.”

It is the removal of the final separation of Mormonism from general Christianity.  I suggest you read [The Emergent Mormon Church]: https://www.lds.org/topics/becoming-like-god?lang=eng for more detail on this.

But wait, as they say in those torturous TV infomercials. There is more! These Mormon leaders and PR guys are very slick.  What they say to their people and the public isn’t always the inside truth.  I want you to read the actual report that has triggered all of this and tell me what it really says: Becoming Like God https://www.lds.org/topics/becoming-like-god?lang=eng

The great Mormon empire the Kingdom of God on Earth, is crumbling from within, where its leaders no longer lead but wanting to be acceptable and liked, follow the rushing tide of ungodliness that is consuming the earth in the last days.

Our calling is now to reach out to the survivors, its victims and bring them the love of the real Jesus and introduce them to the only true God and that peace that will pass all understanding.

Ed

 
#DEADBABIESUSA Largest Massacre in Human History PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 29 January 2014 23:37

#DEADBABIESUSA

The largest massacre in Human History

President Obama marked the 41st anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision with a statement calling on the nation to "recommit" to the principle "that every woman should be able to make her own choices about her body and her health." Obama said. "We reaffirm our steadfast commitment to protecting a woman’s access to safe, affordable health care and her constitutional right to privacy, including the right to reproductive freedom,"

While the new Affordable care program makes it a mandatory provision in all Insurance programs, morally, it is not anyone’s right to kill their children.  What was said to liberate women and their health issues has turned women into adversaries of their own babies.

This has gone so far beyond its originally promoted purpose. Millions of women have become killers of their own flesh and blood.  It is genocide on the most massive scale in the history of humankind and our president wants us to beef up our support of this heinous crime.

Since Roe vs Wade, 55 million babies have been murdered in the USA. The numbers are beyond the size of many nations.  Over 15% 0f our nation’s population - dead.  Actually, in the over-200 Nations of the world by population, #DEADBABIESUSA would be the 24th largest nation in the world, just a few million less than Italy and The United Kingdom.

In the USA, the number of dead babies is almost 20 million more than the largest State California at 38 million and ten million more than the next two states, Texas and New York combined.

This is not just abortion, it is genocide. It goes far beyond Holocaust numbers. The Holocaust claimed between five [low] and 20 million [high] lives. This homegrown murder rampage has claimed double to 10 times as many victims than those who died in that brutal era.

World War II was the deadliest military conflict in history. Over 60 million people died, over 2.5% of the world population.  The total number of military and civilian casualties in World War I was over 37 million. USA mothers have killed 20 million more than that.

In America, from the revolutionary war and including every conflict in which we had troops, up the present day as we war in the Middle East, records show we lost a staggering 2,717,991 lives. The Civil war claimed the most lives, 636,000. Abortionists have killed 20 times that dreadful number.  And we sit by the sidelines when they bill us for what they call a woman’s right to her own body.

I am afraid that unless we see a miracle turn-around in American Christian complacency, we will see the end of an America we once knew as the best. Pray for that miracle!

And pray for me, that my health improve and that we can complete the major rewrite of our Web and Facebook sites. We do need a few heroes of the faith to step up and give a needed boost to our finances that are really at the bottom of the barrel right now.  Maybe you can send in a gift or click through a PayPal Donation to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Special thanks of gratitude to Pat B. for his gift that is replacing my old laptop with a new Mac Book.

 
Israel and the Christian Church PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 15 January 2014 22:22

I laid awake one night recently, deeply concerned over several responses I had received that day regarding my last email newsletter.  In that letter, I recommended that you read an article about replacement theology, written by David Reagan. I knew I had to respond to the criticism.   Our Christian relationship to Israel is so shaky right now I could not let it just slip by me. Read his article here.

http://www.lamblion.com/articles/articles_jewishlife8.php

I know several negative emails out of many thousands of readers are not the end of the world.   Nevertheless, it is a subject rarely taught and most often misunderstood.

What exactly is Replacement Theology? Clarence Wagner explains it here.

http://www.saintsalive.com/resourcelibrary/general/the-error-of-replacement-theology

The Error Of Replacement Theology

“Perhaps you have heard of the term Replacement Theology. However, if you look it up in a

dictionary of Church history, you will not find it listed as a systematic study. Rather, it is a doctrinal

teaching that originated in the early Church. It became the fertile soil from which Christian

Anti-Semitism grew and has infected the Church for nearly 1,900 years.

Replacement Theology was introduced to the Church shortly after Gentile leadership took

over from Jewish leadership. What are its premises?

Israel (the Jewish people and the land) has been replaced by the Christian Church In the purposes of God, or, more precisely, the Church is the historic continuation of Israel to the exclusion of the former.

The Jewish people are now no longer a "chosen people." In fact, they are no different from
any other group, such as the English, Spanish, or Africans.

Apart from repentance, the new birth, and incorporation into the Church, the Jewish people
have no future, no hope, and no calling in the plan of God. The same is true for every
other nation and group.

Since Pentecost of Acts 2, the term "Israel," as found in the Bible, now refers to the Church.

The promises, covenants and blessings ascribed to Israel in the Bible have been taken
away from the Jews and given to the Church, which has superseded them. However,
the Jews are subject to the curses found in the Bible, as a result of their rejection of Christ.”

Having said all this, let me state that my own DNA is in Israel.  My precious mom was a Jewish believer and I have been to Israel a number of times. Once at the invitation of the Government to discuss the Mormon problems. On that trip, I spoke to the Israeli leaders at the Knesset. I have been welcome and enjoyed fellowship in both the Orthodox circles as well as the Jewish Believer circles.

I have traveled and studied throughout the Holy Land. I still remember the warm sunny day when I was in Capernaum and sat on a stone bench in the ruins of the synagogue directly across from Peter’s mother’s house. I wondered if Jesus sat on that same bench. It moved me tremendously. I felt such a special closeness to the Lord that day.

My own personal, non-theological answer to those who preach replacement theology came one day as I sat alone, praying [and listening] for several hours under a large Olive tree in the Garden of Gethsemane.

I was thinking about the teaching that the days of God's blessings and hand on the Jewish people was over and now belonged to the New Testament church. My thoughts centered on the scripture that said we are children by adoption.  I thought, how were the true children dropped off the heir list and now only the adopted ones held the birthright. How could the beloved of God be dead to him?

I looked around the garden. It was so quiet. There was hardly another person in there at the moment. Then my eyes fell upon an ancient and gnarled dead tree trunk a little distance down from where I sat.  I got up and walked over to it.  I looked inside the dead tree.  Coming up out of the center of death was new life, a little new tree growing out of the old. I laughed.

I realized that the God who raised the dead Lazarus, the dead widow's son, the Roman soldier's child and the dead Son of God; the one who brought new life out of a dead Olive tree, the same God who created the very universe and the planet on which we stood certainly had the power to fulfill the prophecies given by His holy prophets of old and raise up Israel in His last days..

For me, it was the end of any controversy in the matter.  The God who promised it is not a liar and He will fulfill it.   It is just as simple as that.

The Bible tells us to bless Israel and we should. However, this is really a God thing and way above our pay grade. Let God deal with Israel and its salvation.

The truth and evidence of the Messiah, Jesus, is all around them, almost at every turn in the road. I k now. I have seen it with my own eyes and felt it in my own spirit.  We need to concern ourselves with the lost souls around us and the message of salvation we must bring to them.

 
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