Mormonism: Its True History, Signs And Symbols (Part#2)

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Mormonism: Its True History, Signs and Symbols (Part#2)The Heretical Doctrines of Joseph Smith, Jr.After an overview of the truly occult childhood and upbringing of Joseph Smith, Jr., in part one of this series, it should not take a lot of convincing to fully understand that, through his spiritually, superstitious familial roots, the occult world would, in fact, become a very intricate and integral part of his personal lifestyle and later doctrine for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.It should be duly noted that as time progressed, the Joseph Smith, Jr. view of the Holy Bible became more and more obscurely outlandish. He began to feel within himself that Father God was giving him divine authority to produce another book for mankind to live by... the Book of Mormon.In 1830, when the alleged revelation of the Book of Mormon was first penned, Joseph Smith, Jr. had this to offer concerning the authenticity, validity and completeness of the 1611 King James 'Authorized Version' Holy Bible, Cambridge Edition:And the angel of the Lord said unto me, Thou hast beheld that the book proceedeth forth from the mouth of a Jew; and when it proceedeth forth from the mouth of a Jew it contained the plainness of the gospel of the Lord, of whom the twelve apostles bear record; and they bear record according to the truth which is in the Lamb of God: Wherefore, these things go forth from the Jews in purity unto the Gentiles, thou seest the foundation of a great and abominable church, which is most abominable above all other churches; For behold, they have taken away from the gospel of the Lamb many parts which are plain and most precious; And also many covenants of the Lord have they taken away. (I Nephi 3:165-169), The Book of Mormon Joseph Smith did not just stop with the Book of Mormon; he also eventually penned the, "Joseph Smith Translation" of the 1611 'Authorized' King James Version Holy Bible, Cambridge Edition. In Genesis Chapter 50:33 of Joseph Smith's Bible, there is an extremely egregious error (and there are over 85+ more) where he, very literally, moves the majority of the historical account of Enoch and replaces it with, none other than, himself!Genesis 50:33 of Joseph Smith's Translation (JST) reads:And that seer will I bless, and they that seek to destroy him shall be confounded; for this promise I give unto you; for I will remember you from generation to generation; and his name shall be called Joseph, and it shall be after the name of his father."Joseph Smith Translation," Holy Bible, (Salt Lake City: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 1978), p.799.The 1611 King James 'Authorized Version' Bible, Cambridge Edition is complete in and of itself; and warns us directly and expressly about adding or taking away from His holy Word.Proverbs 30:6 states this expressly through the wisdom of King Solomon of Judea:"Add thou not unto his words unless he reprove...

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