Scripture Cross References


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1 Now we beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, and by our gathering together unto him,

2 That ye be not soon shaken in mind, or be troubled, neither by spirit, nor by word, nor by letter as from us, as that THE DAY OF CHRIST is at hand.

3 Let no man deceive you by any means: FOR THAT DAY SHALL NOT COME, EXCEPT THERE COME A FALLING AWAY FIRST,
and that man of sin be REVEALED, the Son of Perdition;

{FOR THAT DAY SHALL NOT COME, EXCEPT THERE COME A FALLING AWAY FIRST, in which the man of sin, The Devil, is REVEALED , not only, REVEALED BUT ACTUALLY TOOK CONTROL OF EVERYTHING CALLED CHRISTIAN! This is what happened when the Romans (the Italians) formed The Catholic Church: without authority from God and without knowledge of how the church operates and the doctrines needed, they took control of everything that was called Jesus Christ at the time! (There were no Protestant churches when this happened. Only The Catholic Church, which ruled the so-called Christian world for over a thousand years until men like Martin Luther and John Wesley and other "Protestants" found errors in the Catholic Church and started forming their own breakoff churches ...) This taking control of everything "Christian" was caused by Satan taking control through his servants, the Italians.}

4 who OPPOSETH AND EXALTETH HIMSELF ABOVE ALL THAT IS CALLED GOD , OR THAT IS WORSHIPPED;

{After crucifying the Saviour Himself, (crucifixion was a Roman (Italian) execution - not a Jewish thing); again, reiterated because it was such an awful thing they did! --- and the list of their crimes after the Saviour's crucifixion was also horrible beyond compare! --- After crucifying the Saviour Himself, after crucifying Peter upside down, beheading Paul, and murdering (called martyring) most of the Apostles; after killing Christians for some 200 years, including feeding some of these Christians to the lions, the Italians (the earlier Italians were called Romans) finally decided that maybe the Christian Religion had something? Although they had obliterated the Melchizedek Priesthood mostly from off the face of the earth, and wiped out all Christians under their control who knew what should and shouldn't be in the Church, the Italians, the Romans of old, besides being murderers, arrogantly thought they could rebuild The Christian Faith. But it was not THE REFRESHING prophesied to come FROM THE PRESENCE OF THE LORD - ACTS 3:18-21 - Bible. IT WAS NOT JESUS CHRIST and THE RESTITUTION OF ALL THINGS. It was simply The Italians continuing their evil works (the most evil work in the history of the world, in my opinion, because they not only killed The Saviour but put The Saviour through one of the most horrible deaths ever invented: crucifixion! What the Italians built 200 years later wasn't from The Lord but from those who had murdered The Saviour Of The World! Do you think The Saviour and God The Father in heaven forgot the Italians role in it all? How can anyone think that those who murdered The Saviour Of The World would be allowed to rebuild what they had destroyed? It takes evil people and people without a "clue" as to who and what Jesus Christ is to even think such a thing! The righteous certainly do not have such gall. No righteous person thinks they can start their own church. They just don't do it. No righteous person thinks he or she can build the Lord's Church without The Lord! THE RIGHTEOUS DO NOT TELL GOD WHAT HE CAN & CANNOT DO! - THE RIGHTEOUS ALLOW JESUS CHRIST TO BE HEAD OF THE CHURCH. THE RIGHTEOUS ALLOW JESUS CHRIST TO COME BACK TO THE EARTH TO REFRESH, RESTORE, AND RESTITUTE ALL THINGS AS IT IS WRITTEN JESUS CHRIST WOULD DO - AND THE RIGHTEOUS (UNLIKE THE WICKED) BELIEVE THOSE PROPHECIES.)}

IF THE FOUNDATIONS BE DESTROYED, what can the righteous do? --- [Psalms 11:3 - Bible]    {Wait for The Lord ...}

EXCEPT THE LORD BUILD THE HOUSE, THEY LABOR IN VAIN THAT BUILD IT ... --- [Psalms 127:1 - Bible]

{Although the doctrines were all there in The Bible, the Holy Ghost was not with the Italians. Those trying to reform the church were totally spiritually blind in some things and partially spiritually blind in others. They got a few things almost right but most of it was wrong. On deeper doctrines (the real important stuff) they took away many plain and precious things from The Bible; as well as added things like "Pope" and "Cardinal" and "infant baptism" and worshipping "Mary" not found in The Bible. They called their new church: The Catholic Church. From that day, anyone who carefully studied The Bible, even in The Catholic Bible!, could clearly and easily find dozens of things in The Bible that are not in The Catholic Church - and other things such as Pope and Cardinal that The Catholic Church ADDED that have never been found in The Bible. Although the Catholic Church claims to be a continuation of the original Christian Church, anyone with half a brain on their shoulders should see that this is the STRONG DELUSION, THAT THEY SHOULD BELIEVE A LIE: spoken about (below) in 2nd Thessalonians 2:10-12. No other so-called Christian church comes close to the Catholic hold on history and on the people of the world (The Catholic Churches claim to have over 1 billion 200 million followers. But only the spiritually blind, those who do not know the scriptures or wrestle with them, as well as those who love not the truth fall for this DELUSION (&) LIE which The Catholic Church has deceived the world with for 1800 years or so!)}

so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God.

5 Remember ye not, that, when I was yet with you, I told you these things?

6 And now ye know what withholdeth that he might be revealed in his time.

7 For the mystery of iniquity doth already work: only he who now letteth will let, {The Lord} until he {The Lord and the fulness of His Gospel} be taken out of the way.

8 And then shall that wicked be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of his mouth, AND SHALL DESTROY WITH THE BRIGHTNESS OF HIS COMING:

{"The BRIGHTNESS OF HIS COMING" refers to The First Vision, (see scripture set THE REFRESHING to learn of this!) "The BRIGHTNESS OF HIS COMING" refers to the Kingdom in the latter-days being SET UP BY THE GOD OF HEAVEN HIMSELF (see Daniel 2:28 & 44). }

{ AND HE SHALL SEND JESUS CHRIST, WHICH BEFORE WAS PREACHED UNTO YOU (PREACHED in The Bible unto you!) WHOM THE HEAVEN MUST RECEIVE (Jesus was crucified BY THE ITALIANS WHO LATER FORMED THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, died, and went to heaven until) UNTIL THE TIMES OF RESTITUTION OF ALL THINGS ... --- [Acts 3:18-21 - Bible] - which was referred to in this verse as "The BRIGHTNESS OF HIS COMING" Why was it so bright? Because Jesus was no longer an earthly being but a resurrected glorified being appearing in the only way He could appear: in his glorified state:

WHEN THE LORD SHALL BUILD UP ZION, HE SHALL APPEAR IN HIS GLORY. --- [Psalm 102:16 - Bible]

This resurrected, glorified state that THE LORD was prophesied to APPEAR IN was so BRIGHT that only the restitutory prophet's temporarily changed eyes (through The Spirit) could see The GLORIFIED Personages of The First Vision. The scriptures bear witness that no earthly man without being changed can see a resurrected, glorified, heavenly being:

{Note: Jehovah, who would become Jesus Christ in the flesh, was actually unborn and unresurrected when He met Moses here. So this verse suggests 1 of 2 things: 1- Even God as a spirit requires man to be changed in order for man to view Him; or 2- This meeting with Moses was similar to the meetings with Steven --- [Acts 7:55-56 - Bible] who saw the Godhead (God The Father, God The Firstborn Son, and The Holy Ghost); and the similar experience of Joseph Smith --- [Joseph Smith History 1:15-20 - Pearl Of Great Price] in which Moses had the Holy Ghost with him, while seeing God The Unborn Son as a Spirit, AND THE GLORY OF GOD was actually God The Father. So do you believe it was Number 1 or Number 2?

1 The words of God, which he spake unto Moses at a time when Moses was caught up into an exceedingly high mountain,
2 And he saw God face to face, and he talked with him, AND THE GLORY OF GOD WAS UPON MOSES; THEREFORE MOSES COULD ENDURE HIS PRESENCE. --- [Moses 1:1-2 - Pearl Of Great Price]

11 For no man has seen God at any time in the flesh, EXCEPT QUICKENED BY THE SPIRIT OF GOD.
12 Neither can any natural man abide the presence of God, neither after the carnal mind. --- [Doctrine & Covenants 67:11-12]

12 BY THE POWER OF THE SPIRIT OUR EYES WERE OPENED and our understandings were enlightened, SO AS TO SEE AND UNDERSTAND the things of God--- --- [Doctrine & Covenants 76:12]

25 So it was with me. I had actually seen A LIGHT, { "The BRIGHTNESS OF HIS COMING" WHEN THE LORD SHALL BUILD UP ZION, HE SHALL APPEAR IN HIS GLORY. } and in the midst of that light I saw two Personages, and they did in reality speak to me; and though I was hated and persecuted for saying that I had seen a vision, yet it was true; and while they were persecuting me, reviling me, and speaking all manner of evil against me falsely for so saying, I was led to say in my heart: Why persecute me for telling the truth? I have actually seen a vision; and who am I that I can withstand God, or why does the world think to make me deny what I have actually seen? For I had seen a vision; I knew it, and I knew that God knew it, and I could not deny it, neither dared I do it; at least I knew that by so doing I would offend God, and come under condemnation. --- [Joseph Smith History 1:25]

Just like we COME UNDER CONDEMNATION if we don't accept this First Vision of The Lord APPEAR(ing) IN HIS GLORY ... (to) BUILD UP ZION.

REPENT YE THEREFORE, AND BE CONVERTED! REPENT and BE CONVERTED when you hear of The Lord APPEARING IN HIS GLORY --- Just like Paul repented and was converted when The Lord appeared in his Glory unto him! --- you are not worthy (yet) to have The Lord appear in His Glory to you, but you are worthy to believe and accept my testimony and the testimony of the modern disciples of The Lord that these things are true, that this scripture and other similar Biblical scriptures have been fulfilled: WHEN THE LORD SHALL BUILD UP ZION, HE SHALL APPEAR IN HIS GLORY.

The Lord appeared in His Glory (as these scriptures state and God does not lie) to a person called to be the Lord's chosen prophet of the restoration, Joseph Smith.

Surely The Lord God will do nothing BUT HE REVEALETH HIS SECRET(s) unto His servants The Prophets. --- [Amos 3:7 - Bible]

For what if some did not believe? Shall their unbelief make the faith of God without effect? --- [Romans 3:3 - Bible]

IF WE BELIEVE NOT, YET HE ABIDETH FAITHFUL TO FULFILL ALL OF THE PROPHECIES God has caused His Prophets to prophesy! ; He cannot deny Himself! He cannot deny His word and what He said would come about ...
--- [Romans 3:3 - Bible]

If you believe not, then you are calling God a liar (because no other religion even claims these things, can you not see that? The Catholics don't claim them. The Baptists don't claim them. The Methodists, The Presbyterians, The Lutherans and hundreds of other Protestant Religions do not claim that

WHEN THE LORD SHALL BUILD UP ZION, HE SHALL APPEAR IN HIS GLORY. and God said He would fulfill this prophecy as well as many other prophecies concerning The Restoration of The Church and Gospel of Jesus Christ.) On the other hand, if you believe, without refuting these truths, either way, you need to follow the prophecy stated in Acts 3:19:

REPENT YE THEREFORE, AND BE CONVERTED, that your sins may be blotted out ... "blotted out" because you will be baptized into the true gospel, found only in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; and that is what baptism does: baptism into the true Church washes away your sins (it blots them out as the scripture says! Therefore:)

REPENT YE THEREFORE, AND BE CONVERTED, ... WHEN THE TIMES OF REFRESHING SHALL COME FROM THE PRESENCE OF THE LORD ... AND HE SHALL SEND JESUS CHRIST ... Whom the heaven must receive UNTIL the times of RESTITUTION OF ALL THINGS ... --- [Acts 3:19-21 - Bible]

Yet like most people who think they believe in the Saviour but actually do not, you are more likely to fulfill the prophesy found in Isaiah 28:12 and NOT HEAR ... (or in other words, NOT BELIEVE and ACT ON YOUR BELIEF): in other words, NOT --- REPENT YE THEREFORE, AND BE CONVERTED ... Not Be Baptized ...

AND THIS IS THE REFRESHING, YET THEY WOULD NOT HEAR ...

But let's return to Thessalonians 2:1-12 - verse 9 now:}

9 Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders,

10 And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.

11 AND FOR THIS CAUSE GOD SHALL SEND THEM STRONG DELUSION, THAT THEY SHOULD BELIEVE A LIE:

{The} STRONG DELUSION / LIE is that The Catholic Church claims to be a continuation of The Church of Jesus Christ found in the New Testament. Any person who doesn't resist the truth and is a student of the scriptures can easily see that the major doctrines found in the New Testament are NOT found in The Catholic Church! Nor are these major doctrines found in the thousand-and-one Protestant Churches that came out from The Catholic Church.

12 That they ALL might be damned who BELIEVED NOT THE TRUTH, {ALL of the doctrines of The Church of Jesus Christ are in the Bible, but you are not willing to believe them! You will NOT HEAR ... It states "BAPTISM FOR THE DEAD" [1st Corinthians 15:29], but you'll say something like, That no longer applies; or it mentions "NEITHER IS THE MAN WITHOUT THE WOMAN, NEITHER THE WOMAN WITHOUT THE MAN, IN THE LORD" [Ist Corinthians 11:11], but you'll insist that a man marrying a man or a woman marrying a woman is right!} BUT HAD PLEASURE IN UNRIGHTEOUSNESS." --- [2nd Thessalonians 2:1-12 - Bible]

Anyone who learns of a doctrine of Jesus Christ and rejects that doctrine, is a person who believes not the truth, and has pleasure in unrighteousness!


11 Behold, the days come, saith the Lord God, that I WILL SEND A FAMINE IN THE LAND, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but OF HEARING THE WORDS OF THE LORD;

12 And they shall wander from sea to sea, and from the north even to the east, THEY SHALL RUN TO AND FRO TO SEEK THE WORD OF THE LORD, AND SHALL NOT FIND IT. --- [Amos 8:11-12 - Bible]

{AND SHALL NOT FIND ... THE WORD OF THE LORD What can be more plain? And why would they not find it? Because the people of God were murdered by the Italians, and with The Saints (1st Corinthians 1:2) being murdered the true doctrines of Jesus Christ could no longer be found on the earth.}


For behold, the Lord, the Lord of Hosts, DOTH TAKE AWAY from Jerusalem and from Judah the stay and the staff, THE WHOLE STAY OF BREAD, AND THE WHOLE STAY OF WATER," --- [Isaiah 3:1 - Bible]

{The BREAD and the WATER is the Saviour, and more specifically, The words of the Saviour, or in other words The Gospel of Jesus Christ. And thus it was The Gospel of Jesus Christ was taken away from them.}


33 FOR THE BREAD OF GOD IS HE WHICH COMETH DOWN FROM HEAVEN, AND GIVETH LIFE UNTO THE WORLD.

34 Then said they unto him, Lord, evermore give us this bread.

35 AND JESUS SAID UNTO THEM, I AM THE BREAD OF LIFE: he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that believeth in me shall never thirst. --- [John 6:33-35 - Bible]


9 Then saith the woman of Samaria unto him, How is it that thou, being a Jew, askest drink of me, which am a woman of Samaria? for the Jews have no dealings with the Samaritans.

10 Jesus answered and said unto her, If thou knewest THE GIFT OF GOD, and WHO IT IS that saith to thee, Give Me to drink; thou wouldest have asked Him, and He would have given thee LIVING WATER.

11 The woman saith unto him, Sir, thou hast nothing to draw with, and the well is deep; from whence then hast thou that LIVING WATER?

12 Art thou greater than our father Jacob, which gave us the well, and drank thereof himself, and his children, and his cattle?

13 Jesus answered and said unto her, whosoever drinketh of this water shall thirst again:

14 But whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst: but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into Everlasting Life. --- [John 4: 9-14 - Bible]


Therefore my people are gone into captivity, BECAUSE THEY HAVE NO KNOWLEDGE: AND THEIR HONORABLE MEN ARE FAMISHED , {Because of the FAMINE IN THE LAND, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but OF HEARING THE WORDS OF THE LORD; (see Amos 8:11-12 above) AND THEIR MULTITUDE DRIED UP WITH THIRST. THEREFORE HELL HATH ENLARGED HERSELF, and opened her mouth without measure: and their glory and their pomp, and he that rejoiceth, shall descend into it. --- [Isaiah 5:13-14 - Bible]

{when any people HAVE NO KNOWLEDGE which usually means FALSE KNOWLEDGE about the ways and things of God, (because there is always knowledge, but FALSE KNOWLEDGE is almost as bad as no knowledge at all!), they cannot progress spiritually according to the Lord's well-conceived and orderly Plan of Salvation: therefore HELL ENLARGES HERSELF!


8 IT SHALL EVEN BE AS WHEN AN HUNGRY MAN DREAMETH, and behold, he eateth; BUT HE AWAKETH, AND HIS SOUL IS EMPTY; OR AS WHEN A THIRSTY MAN DREAMETH, and, behold he drinketh; BUT HE AWAKETH, AND BEHOLD, HE IS FAINT, AND HIS SOUL HATH APPETITE; so shall the multitude be of all the nations that fight against Mount Zion.

{Note: "Mount Zion" is another name for 1- The Church of Jesus Christ; and 2- The TEMPLE of The Lord. Either way, when you fight against the correct Church, you fight against the doctrines of salvation, and your soul will awake and be EMPTY; when you fight against the TEMPLE of The Lord, "For God hath not called us unto uncleaness, BUT UNTO HOLINESS." - --- [1st Thessalonians 4:7 - Bible] and "DO YOU NOT KNOW THAT THEY WHICH MINISTER ABOUT HOLY THINGS LIVE OF THE THINGS OF THE TEMPLE?" --- [1st Corinthians 9:13 - Bible] you awake and are faint: your soul HATH APPETITE! You cannot be edified anywhere on earth as much as you can in THE TEMPLE (MOUNT ZION).


9 Stay yourselves and wonder; cry ye out and cry; they are drunken, but not with wine; they stagger, but not with strong drink.

10 FOR THE LORD HATH POURED OUT UPON YOU THE SPIRIT OF DEEP SLEEP, AND HATH CLOSED YOUR EYES: THE PROPHETS AND YOUR RULERS, THE SEERS HATH HE COVERED.

{Rather than RULERS meaning Kings (because other than King David, most Kings were not on the spiritual level with prophets (but King David was! --- who wrote Psalms, etc.), RULERS probably means something like PRIESTHOOD RULERS, PRIESTHOOD AUTHORITY, SPIRITUAL RULERS, such as:

THE PROPHETS AND YOUR (PRIESTHOOD) RULERS, THE SEERS HATH HE COVERED.

or

THE PROPHETS AND YOUR (PRIESTHOOD AUTHORITY), THE SEERS HATH HE COVERED.

or

THE PROPHETS AND YOUR (SPIRITUAL) RULERS, THE SEERS HATH HE COVERED.

or even a more clear way would be to phrase it as:

THE PROPHETS AND YOUR (SPIRITUAL LEADERS), THE SEERS HATH HE COVERED.

This makes much more sense than RULERS meaning Kings, because PROPHETS AND SEERS are useful to God whereas Kings seldom are useful to God. And logically, if you think about that word, "RULERS," they ("RULERS") are always around, even when God isn't! It's not like God "COVERED" or made the "RULERS" go away so that the people were in a state of anarchy (lawlessness). No. That word "RULERS" has got to be of spiritual significance: Spiritual LEADERS, or more speicifically, PRIESTHOOD LEADERS:

THE PROPHETS AND YOUR (PRIESTHOOD LEADERS), THE SEERS HATH HE COVERED. }

11 AND THE VISION OF ALL IS BECOME UNTO YOU AS THE WORDS OF A BOOK THAT IS SEALED ... " --- [Isaiah 29: 8-11 - Bible]


{ The BOOK THAT IS SEALED does not refer to The Bible. The Bible was never a "SEALED" Book. The BOOK THAT IS SEALED is The Book of Mormon

The Book of Mormon, (The SEALED BOOK), would come forth in a day when there were NO PROPHETS, NO MELCHIZEDEK PRIESTHOOD RULERS, NO SEERS on the face of the earth. Such was the state of the world in 1823 when the Angel Moroni appeared to Joseph Smith to reveal instructions on obtaining this SEALED BOOK --- The Book of Mormon:

AND I SAW ANOTHER ANGEL FLY IN THE MIDST OF HEAVEN, HAVING THE EVERLASTING GOSPEL TO PREACH UNTO THEM THAT DWELL ON THE EARTH, and to every nation, and kindred, and tongue, and people." --- [Revelation 14: 6 - Bible]

{This} ANOTHER ANGEL, HAVING THE EVERLASTING GOSPEL TO PREACH UNTO THEM THAT DWELL ON THE EARTH, was the Angel Moroni that visited Joseph Smith. This ANOTHER ANGEL, (Moroni) also came in a day when there were no prophets on the earth, which is another witness that the SEALED BOOK is the book we assert, because, as the prophecy in Isaiah 29: 8-11 states, AND THE VISION OF ALL IS BECOME UNTO YOU AS THE WORDS OF A BOOK THAT IS SEALED and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints claims The Book of Mormon contains
The Fulness of The Everlasting Gospel and this is in agreement and harmony with the ANOTHER ANGEL prophecy, HAVING THE EVERLASTING GOSPEL TO PREACH UNTO THEM THAT DWELL ON THE EARTH. And whosoever disputes these prophecies, Tells God what He Can & Cannot Do! whosoever disputes them, tells God that He cannot fulfill them and therefore calls God a liar! There are many prophecies in the Bible, such as the Coming of Elijah [Malachi 4: 5-6 - Bible], that God is under obligation (as a God who does not lie) that He must fulfill. Who are you to Tell God That He Cannot Fulfill Them!!!??? Who are you to Tell God That This Angel was Not And Cannot Be The Angel Moroni who Came To Joseph Smith??? ...

Let us continue with the Biblical prophecies of the state of the earth when The
SEALED BOOK was to be delivered by the ANOTHER ANGEL:


We see not our SIGNS, THERE IS NO MORE ANY PROPHET: neither is there among us any who knoweth how long." --- [Psalm 74: 9 - Bible]

{And what SIGNS do they not see? That: THERE IS NO MORE ANY PROPHET! If they were learned in the scriptures, which means they are learned in the Gospel of Jesus Christ and learned in what things MUST be in The Church of Jesus Christ, they would know that the SIGN of NO MORE ANY PROPHET means that THERE IS NO MORE ANY CHURCH! It's that simple. whenever and whereever The Church of Jesus Christ is there is always a prophet!* Always, always, always. For SURELY THE LORD GOD WILL DO NOTHING, BUT HE REVEALETH HIS SECRET UNTO HIS SERVANTS THE PROPHETS." --- [Amos 3: 7 - Bible]

As Paul, one of the smartest and most prolific writers in all the scriptures, put it:

11 And he gave SOME APOSTLES AND SOME PROPHETS ...

13 TILL we all come in the UNITY OF THE FAITH --- [Ephesians 4: 11 & 13 - Bible]

who among the hundreds of churches of the Gentiles (including the Catholics, the Baptists, the Methodists, the Lutherans, the Adventists, The Church of England, the Presbyterians, the list goes on and on!) can be so spiritually blind to claim that there is spiritual unity? To claim that there is only 1 Church? If you are truthful here then you will see that there is NO UNITY OF THE FAITH. It simply is not there. Nor can it be when hundreds of churches are all claiming to be the church of Jesus Christ yet teach different doctrines! UNITY means they would all teach the same thing; but if they were UNIFIED all teaching the same thing, then there would be no need for hundreds of churches with different names. The reason that there are hundreds of names is because they do not teach the same things! The Catholics teach differently than the Lutherans and the Lutherans teach differently than the Presbyterians, etc. etc. Because there is NO UNITY OF THE FAITH, therefore the concept of TILL , which is another way of saying, UNTIL applies, and therefore PROPHETS should still be in The Church of Jesus Christ. Any church that does not have PROPHETS still in it, manifests the SIGN (OF APOSTASY): that it is an apostate church!


* { --- There is an exception to the Lord calling prophets. John the Baptist was a prophet, and after he (John) was killed, the Lord Himself was the only prophet in the Eastern Hemisphere (but there were prophets in the western Hemisphere ... The Book of Mormon had prophets). Then, when The Lord Himself (as the last prophet in the Eastern Hemisphere before the Great Apostasy started) was also killed, all that remained were Apostles: }

11 And he gave SOME APOSTLES AND SOME PROPHETS ...

13 TILL we all come in the UNITY OF THE FAITH --- [Ephesians 4: 11 & 13 - Bible]

{It might be thought that Peter, as the Head Apostle, became the Prophet, (because The Prophet is the leader of The Church of Jesus Christ when Jesus Christ Himself is not present). But whether Peter was The Prophet or still just an apostle, is irrelevant, because either way Peter was now the head of The Church of Jesus Christ - since the Saviour was no longer on the earth. Also, who would the Lord have called other than Peter? Few men in the history of the world have been greater than Peter! Furthermore, since the Lord foresaw that Peter, as well as the other apostles, would eventually lay down their lives for The Church of Jesus Christ, was it really necessary to term him as 'prophet'? And if the Lord had chosen someone else to be 'prophet', that man, too, would have been murdered by the Romans! So, seriously, there was no valid reason, to name someone as 'prophet' other than Peter, who may have been he, but not known as a 'prophet'. It's not necessary to worry about it. In all other dispensations, a prophet always leads the Church of Jesus Christ, and one does now days as well in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.}


1 BEHOLD, THE LORD MAKETH THE EARTH EMPTY, AND MAKETH IT WASTE, and turneth it upside down, and scattereth abroad the inhabitants thereof.

2 And it shall be, as with the people, SO WITH THE PRIEST, as with the servant, so with his master; as with the maid, so with her mistress; as with the buyer, so with the seller; as with the lender, so with the borrower; as with the taker of usury, so with the giver of usury to him.

3 THE LAND SHALL BE UTTERLY EMPTIED, AND UTTERLY SPOILED: for the Lord hath spoken this word.

4 The earth mourneth and fadeth away, the world languisheth and fadeth away, the haughty people of the earth do languish.

5 THE EARTH ALSO IS DEFILED UNDER THE INHABITANTS THEREOF; BECAUSE THEY HAVE TRANSGRESSED THE LAWS, CHANGED THE ORDINANCE s, BROKEN THE EVERLASTING COVENANT.

{ THE EVERLASTING COVENANT is the Everlasting Priesthood + The Everlasting Gospel together. Since the Everlasting Gospel cannot exist without the Everlasting Priesthood (which priesthood is The Melchizedek Priesthood), THE EVERLASTING COVENANT must needs be both of these at the same time: you cannot have one without the other! So in breaking THE EVERLASTING COVENANT, they have broken the Everlasting Gospel through breaking The Everlasting Priesthood ... (a few scriptures regarding this): Numbers 25:12-13 / Ezekiel 37:26 / D&C 66:2}

6 THEREFORE HATH THE CURSE DEVOURED THE EARTH,

{The Catholic Church started this curse: The Catholic Church does not have The Melchizedek Priesthood (The Everlasting Priesthood) and thus can never embody The Everlasting Gospel, because you cannot have one without the other; therefore THE CURSE started by them and later propigated by hundreds of breakoff churches called Protestant Churches under The Protestant Reformation, DEVOURED THE EARTH } AND THEY THAT DWELL THEREIN ARE DESOLATE: therefore the inhabitants of the earth are BURNED, AND FEW MEN LEFT." --- [Isaiah 24: 1-6 - Bible]


12 They have belied the Lord, and said, It is not He; neither shalt evil come upon us; neither shall we see sword nor FAMINE; {Because of the verse below that "The Word is NOT IN" the Prophets, the FAMINE is probably the FAMINE of not having the words of The Lord, referred to above in Amos 8:11-12 ...}

13 And the prophets shall become wind, and THE WORD IS NOT IN THEM: thus shall it be done unto them.

{False Prophets do not need to be called a 'Prophet' in modern times to be labeled a 'Prophet' in Old Testament times. A 'Prophet' in Old Testament times could be anyone who preached religion. By that definition, nowdays, any false minister, reverend, and especially The Pope himself qualifies to be called a False Prophet and THE WORD (which is The Gospel of Jesus Christ which He and His servants taught, such as Baptism For The Dead, The Melchizedek Priesthood, our potential to become Equal with God, Eternal Marriage, and a few dozen other things)

IS NOT IN THEM.}

14 Wherefore thus saith the Lord God of Hosts, Because ye speak this word, behold, I WILL MAKE MY WORDS IN THY MOUTH FIRE, AND THIS PEOPLE WOOD, AND IT SHALL DEVOUR THEM. --- [Jeremiah 5:12-14 - Bible]


For the vile person will speak villany, and his heart will work iniquity to practise hypocrisy, AND TO UTTER ERROR AGAINST THE LORD, TO MAKE EMPTY THE SOUL OF THE HUNGRY, AND HE WILL CAUSE THE DRINK OF THE THIRSTY TO FAIL. --- [Isaiah 32: 6 - Bible]

{False pastors and ministers and millions of people in the false churches of the Gentiles (the Catholic Church, the Baptists, the Methodists, The Presbestyrian Church, etc, etc.)} UTTER ERRORS AGAINST THE LORD. The Lord has sent them the "STRONG DELUSION, THAT THEY SHOULD BELIEVE A LIE" --- [2nd Thessalonians 2: 1-12] as He promised and God does not lie!, and because the majority of the so-called Christian Faith believes these "STRONG DELUSION(S), (and these) LIES" it makes their souls spiritually HUNGRY and causes the spiritual DRINK OF THE spiritually THIRSTY TO FAIL..}


3 Oh Lord, are not thine eyes upon the truth? THOU HAST STRICKEN THEM, BUT THEY HAVE NOT GRIEVED; THOU HAST CONSUMED THEM, BUT THEY HAVE REFUSED TO RECEIVE CORRECTION; {The Book of Mormon is the means the Lord has chosen to correct people in these Latter-Days. Yet most people refuse to read The Book of Mormon, and thus fulfill this prophecy through complacency, almost the same as if they read it and rejected the Book which can bring them closer to God than any other book: The Book of Mormon: BUT THEY HAVE REFUSED TO RECEIVE CORRECTION from The Book of Mormon, from Latter-Day Prophets and Apostles, and from the Latter-Day Saviour, even Jesus Christ.

Joseph Smith said something to the effect that when people do not seek knowledge and learning and improvement --- they condemn themselves to captivity.

they have made their faces harder than a rock: THEY HAVE REFUSED TO RETURN {to the true Church and Gospel of Jesus Christ: even The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints}.

4 Therefore I said, Surely these are poor; they are foolish; FOR THEY KNOW NOT THE WAY OF THE LORD, NOR THE JUDGEMENT OF THEIR GOD. --- [Jeremiah 5:3-4 - Bible]


Ye have wearied the Lord with your words. Yet ye say, wherefore have we wearied Him? WHEN YE SAY, EVERY ONE THAT DOETH EVIL IS GOOD IN THE SIGHT OF THE LORD, AND HE DELIGHTETH IN THEM; OR WHERE IS THE GOD OF JUDGEMENT? --- [Malachi 2:17 - Bible]


3 For it shall come to pass in that day that the churches which are built up, and not unto the Lord, when the one shall say unto the other: Behold, I, I am the Lord's; and the others shall say: I, I am the Lord's; and thus shall every one say that hath built up churches, and not unto the Lord---

4 And they shall contend one with another; and their priests shall contend one with another, and they shall teach with their learning, and deny the Holy Ghost, which giveth utterance. --- [2nd Nephi 28:3-4 - Book of Mormon]

{And they shall contend one with another; and their priests shall contend one with another. This happens a lot! It is just human nature to argue about religion! No one belongs to a religion they think is false. All believe they have the truth! And because they believe they are in the religion with the truth, the proud and the zealous are willing to argue for the merits of their religion, and the most staunch among them are not willing to accept beliefs and doctrines contrary to what they have been taught.}

{ and their priests shall contend one with another. This was the state of affairs that Joseph Smith encountered which prompted THE FIRST VISION to happen.

5 Some time in the second year after our removal to Manchester, there was in the place where we lived an unusual excitement on the subject of religion. It commenced with the Methodists, but soon became general among all the sects in that region of country. Indeed, the whole district of country seemed affected by it, and great multitudes united themselves to the different religious parties, which created no small stir and division amongst the people, some crying, "Lo, here!" and others, "Lo, there!" Some were contending for the Methodist faith, some for the Presbyterian, and some for the Baptist.

6 For, notwithstanding the great love which the converts to these different faiths expressed at the time of their conversion, and the great zeal manifested by the respective clergy, who were active in getting up and promoting this extraordinary scene of religious feeling, in order to have everybody converted, as they were pleased to call it, let them join what sect they pleased; yet when the converts began to file off, some to one party and some to another, it was seen that the seemingly good feelings of both the priests and the converts were more pretended than real; for a scene of great confusion and bad feeling ensued---priest contending against priest, and convert against convert; so that all their good feelings one for another, if they ever had any, were entirely lost in a strife of words and a contest about opinions.

7 I was at this time in my fifteenth year. My father's family was proselyted to the Presbyterian faith, and four of them joined that church, namely, my mother, Lucy; my brothers Hyrum and Samuel Harrison; and my sister Sophronia.

8 During this time of great excitement my mind was called up to serious reflection and great uneasiness; but though my feelings were deep and often poignant, still I kept myself aloof from all these parties, though I attended their several meetings as often as occasion would permit. In process of time my mind became somewhat partial to the Methodist sect, and I felt some desire to be united with them; but so great were the confusion and strife among the different denominations, that it was impossible for a person young as I was, and so unacquainted with men and things, to come to any certain conclusion who was right and who was wrong.

9 My mind at times was greatly excited, the cry and tumult were so great and incessant. The Presbyterians were most decided against the Baptists and Methodists, and used all the powers of both reason and sophistry to prove their errors, or, at least, to make the people think they were in error. On the other hand, the Baptists and Methodists in their turn were equally zealous in endeavoring to establish their own tenets and disprove all others.

10 In the midst of this war of words and tumult of opinions, I often said to myself: what is to be done? who of all these parties are right; or, are they all wrong together? If any one of them be right, which is it, and how shall I know it?

11 while I was laboring under the extreme difficulties caused by the contests of these parties of religionists, I was one day reading the Epistle of James, first chapter and fifth verse, which reads: If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.

12 Never did any passage of scripture come with more power to the heart of man than this did at this time to mine. It seemed to enter with great force into every feeling of my heart. I reflected on it again and again, knowing that if any person needed wisdom from God, I did; for how to act I did not know, and unless I could get more wisdom than I then had, I would never know; for the teachers of religion of THE DIFFERENT SECTS UNDERSTOOD THE SAME PASSAGES OF SCRIPTURE SO DIFFERENTLY AS TO DESTROY ALL CONFIDENCE IN SETTLING THE QUESTION BY AN APPEAL TO THE BIBLE.

13 At length I came to the conclusion that I must either remain in darkness and confusion, or else I must do as James directs, that is, ask of God. I at length came to the determination to "ask of God," concluding that if he gave wisdom to them that lacked wisdom, and would give liberally, and not upbraid, I might venture.

14 So, in accordance with this, my determination to ask of God, I retired to the woods to make the attempt. --- [Joseph Smith History 1: 5-14]

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5 AND THEY DENY THE POWER OF GOD, the Holy One of Israel; and they say unto the people: Hearken unto us, and hear ye our precept; for behold there is no God today, for the Lord and the Redeemer hath done his work, and he hath given his power unto men;

6 Behold, hearken ye unto my precept; if they shall say there is a miracle wrought by the hand of the Lord, believe it not; for this day he is not a God of miracles; he hath done his work.

7 Yea, and there shall be many which shall say: Eat, drink, and be merry, for tomorrow we die; and it shall be well with us.

8 And there shall also be many which shall say: Eat, drink, and be merry; nevertheless, fear God---he will justify in committing a little sin; yea, lie a little, take the advantage of one because of his words, dig a pit for thy neighbor; there is no harm in this; and do all these things, for tomorrow we die; and if it so be that we are guilty, God will beat us with a few stripes, and at last we shall be saved in the kingdom of God.

9 Yea, and there shall be many which shall teach after this manner, false and vain and foolish doctrines, and shall be puffed up in their hearts, and shall seek deep to hide their counsels from the Lord; and their works shall be in the dark. --- [2nd Nephi 28:5-9 - Book of Mormon]


15 woe unto them that seek deep to hide their counsel from the Lord, and their works are in the dark, and they say, who seeth us? and who knoweth us?

16 SURELY YOUR TURNING OF THINGS UPSIDE DOWN shall be esteemed as the potter's clay: for shall the work say of him that made it, He made me not? or shall the thing framed say of him that framed it, He had no understanding?" --- [Isaiah 29:15-16 - Bible]

{For shall The Book of Mormon say of The Saviour that made it, He made me not? or shall The Book of Mormon say of The Lord who framed it, The Lord had no understanding? NO! The Book of Mormon not only bears witness of The Bible but hundreds of scriptures in it bear witness of The Lord who through His UNDERSTANDING caused The Book to be written. The Lord UNDERSTOOD what Joseph Smith wrote to be so true:

THE DIFFERENT SECTS UNDERSTOOD THE SAME PASSAGES OF SCRIPTURE SO DIFFERENTLY AS TO DESTROY ALL CONFIDENCE IN SETTLING THE QUESTION BY AN APPEAL TO THE BIBLE.

The different sects bypassed necessary doctrines and interpreted things in ways they were not intended to be interpreted. They confused The Bible to the point that a thousand-and-one churches preached from it, all claiming to have the fulness of truth - yet none of them did! And The Catholic Church, as the great MOTHER OF HARLOTS, started this all and led the way. This WHORING OF THE SCRIPTURES resulted in a thousand-and-one churches being created by anyone who wanted to start a church and was the STRONG DELUSION, THAT THEY SHOULD BELIEVE A LIE, which The Lord UNDERSTOOD and was the reason THE BOOK OF MORMON was written and made to come forth. This TURNING OF THINGS UPSIDE DOWN was the only thing that existed in the world at the time and it was UNDERSTOOD fully by The Lord! Furthermore, although The Bible bears witness of more doctrines than The Book of Mormon, The Bible does not expound on its doctrines as thoroughly as The Book of Mormon expounds. As The Lord understands this, so, I understand this, and, every true student of The Bible understands this, too. The Bible is a great book but it doesn't go far enough to convert people. Although The Bible touches on every doctrine of The Church, the three foundation doctrines, The Atonement, The Resurrection, and The Role of Jesus Christ as The Saviour of ALL mankind is not lucidly explained by relying just on The Bible. The Lord, being that Saviour, fulfilled The Atonement, fulfilled The Resurrection, and sets the conditions of Salvation. --- The Book of Mormon teaches The Atonement, The Resurrection, and The Role of the Saviour better than The Bible. The Book of Mormon also teaches the relationship of justice (judgement) on the one hand and mercy (grace) on the other hand. It explains things needful for a person to learn that The Bible does not explain well. As 2nd Nephi 25:26 states: AND WE TALK OF CHRIST, WE REJOICE IN CHRIST, WE PREACH OF CHRIST, WE PROPHESY OF CHRIST, and we write according to our prophecies, that our children MAY KNOW TO WHAT SOURCE they may look for a remission of their sins. You will never learn about The Saviour in The Bible as completely and as thoroughly as you will learn about The Saviour in The Book of Mormon. I challenge you, in the name of Jesus Christ, to learn this for yourself by prayerfully reading and studying The Book of Mormon ... }

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10 And the blood of the Saints shall cry from the ground against them.

11 YEA, THEY HAVE ALL GONE OUT OF THE WAY; THEY HAVE BECOME CORRUPTED.

12 BECAUSE OF PRIDE, AND BECAUSE OF FALSE TEACHERS, AND FALSE DOCTRINE, THEIR CHURCHES HAVE BECOME CORRUPTED, and their churches are lifted up; because of pride they are puffed up.

13 They rob the poor because of their fine sanctuaries; they rob the poor because of their fine clothing; and they persecute the meek and the poor in heart, because in their pride they are puffed up.

14 They wear stiff necks and high heads;

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yea, and because of pride, and wickedness, and abominations, and whoredoms, they have all gone astray save it be a few, who are the humble followers of Christ {or, THOSE WHO DO NOT TELL GOD WHAT HE CAN & CANNOT DO (the humble followers of Christ who ALLOW GOD TO BE GOD) but the proud, the unhumble, the disobedient love to TELL GOD WHAT HE CAN & CANNOT DO --- love to assert doctrines not found in The Bible as truth, such as the Baptism of Babies and the Pope as the head of the Church even though Pope is never mentioned in the Bible; those who love to dispute, argue, and deny that doctrines found in the Bible exist, such as "Be Ye Therefore Perfect," "I have said Ye Are Gods," "Nevertheless, neither is the man without the woman, neither the woman without the man, in the Lord," --- or they claim such things exist but make excuses in not accepting them, obeying them, and belonging to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints which teaches and preaches ALL of the doctrines and principles and prophecies found in The Bible and other Scriptures.}

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nevertheless, they are led, that in many instances THEY DO ERROR BECAUSE THEY ARE TAUGHT BY THE PRECEPTS OF MEN.

15 O the wise, and the learned, and the rich, that are puffed up in the pride of their hearts, AND ALL THOSE WHO PREACH FALSE DOCTRINES {And pick apart the scriptures, and REJECT the deeper things of God that show beyond a shadow of a doubt that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is the Lord's REFRESHED, RESTORED, AND RESTITUTED Church of Jesus Christ in these latter-days } AND ALL THOSE WHO PREACH FALSE DOCTRINES, and all those who commit WHOREDOMS, AND PERVERT THE RIGHT WAY OF THE LORD, wo, wo, wo be unto them, saith the Lord God Almighty, for they shall be thrust down to hell!

16 wo unto them that turn aside the just for a thing of naught and revile against that which is good, and say that it is of no worth! For the day shall come that the Lord God will speedily visit the inhabitants of the earth; and in that day that they are fully ripe in iniquity they shall perish.

17 But behold, if the inhabitants of the earth shall repent of their wickedness and abominations they shall not be destroyed, saith the Lord of Hosts.

18 But behold, THAT GREAT AND ABOMINABLE CHURCH, THE WHORE OF ALL THE EARTH, The Catholic Church as well as her whoring daughters, the thousand-and-one Protestant Churches, as well as The Muslims, The Buddhists, and other false religions with false teachers must tumble to the earth, and great must be the fall thereof.

19 For the kingdom of the devil must shake, and they which belong to it must needs be stirred up unto repentance, or the devil will grasp them with his everlasting chains, and they be stirred up to anger, and perish;

20 For behold, at that day shall he rage in the hearts of the children of men, and stir them up to anger against that which is good.

21 And others will he pacify, and lull them away into carnal security, that they will say: All is well in Zion; yea, Zion prospereth, all is well, and thus the devil cheateth their souls, and leadeth them away carefully down to hell.

22 And behold, others he flattereth away, and telleth them there is no hell; and he saith unto them: I am no devil, for there is none---and thus he whispereth in their ears, until he grasps them with his awful chains, from whence there is no deliverance.

23 Yea, they are grasped with death, and hell; and death, and hell, and the devil, and all that have been seized therewith must stand before the throne of God, and be judged according to their works, from whence they must go into the place prepared for them, even a lake of fire and brimstone, which is endless torment.

24 Therefore, wo be unto him that is at ease in Zion!

25 wo be unto him that crieth: All is well!

26 YEA, WO BE UNTO HIM THAT HEARKENETH UNTO THE PRECEPTS OF MEN, AND DENIETH THE POWER OF GOD, AND THE GIFT OF THE HOLY GHOST!

{And there are many of you reading this now, perhaps, who are under this condemnation of denying The Gift of The Holy Ghost; and why, because many of you believe you already have The Gift of The Holy Ghost --- when you actually do not have that greatest gift! You are deceived in your knowledge by what your false teachers teach. They teach you that The Holy Ghost comes with baptism, or simply by asking for Him, or by other false teachings. But they don't teach what The Bible teaches.}

Acts 8:9-23 - Bible

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9 But there was a certain man, called Simon, which beforetime
in the same city used sorcery, and bewitched the people of Samaria,
giving out that himself was some great one:
10 To whom they all gave heed, from the least to the greatest,
saying, This man is the great power of God.
11 And to him they had regard, because that of long time he had
bewitched them with sorceries.
12 But when they believed Philip preaching the things concerning
the kingdom of God, and the name of Jesus Christ, they were baptized,
both men and women.
13 Then Simon himself believed also: and when he was baptized,
he continued with Philip, and wondered, beholding the miracles
and signs which were done.
14 Now when the apostles which were at Jerusalem heard that Samaria
had received the word of God, they sent unto them Peter and John:
15 Who, when they were come down, prayed for them,
that they might receive the Holy Ghost:
16 (For as yet he was fallen upon none of them:
only they were baptized in the name of the Lord
Jesus.)

17 Then laid they their hands on them,
and they received the Holy Ghost.

18 And when Simon saw that
THROUGH LAYING ON OF THE APOSTLES' HANDS
THE HOLY GHOST WAS GIVEN,

he offered them money,
19 Saying, Give me also this power, that on whomsoever I lay hands,
he may receive the Holy Ghost.
20 But Peter said unto him, Thy money perish with thee,
because thou hast thought that The Gift of God may be purchased
with money.
21 Thou hast neither part nor lot in this matter: for thy heart
IS NOT RIGHT IN THE SIGHT OF GOD.

22 Repent therefore of this thy wickedness, and pray God,
if perhaps the thought of thine heart may be forgiven thee.
23 For I perceive that thou art in the gall of bitterness,
and in the bond of iniquity.

--- [Acts 8: 9-23 - Bible]

How The Gift of The Holy Ghost is Received!      ☰ OPEN

27 YEA, WO BE UNTO HIM THAT SAITH: WE HAVE RECEIVED, AND WE NEED NO MORE! {Wo be unto him that Tells God what He Can and Cannot Do! --- who Tells God How The Holy Ghost Can Be Given and How God Cannot Give The Holy Ghost! --- Humble yourselves you proud fools who think you know more than God knows! Stop Telling God That You Accept His Power when You Do NOT ACCEPT HIS POWER! Stop Telling God That You Already Have The Holy Ghost when You Do NOT Have The Gift of The Holy Ghost! Stop Telling God That He Cannot Fulfill His Prophecies! Stop Telling God That He Cannot Refresh, (Isaiah 28: 12 / Acts 3: 18-21) Restore, And Restitute His Church According To The Pattern found in The New Testament! Stop Telling God That He Cannot Bring Forth Additional Scripture!!! That He cannot bring forth The Book of Mormon. If He wants to bring forth a new Book of Scripture, God can call it whatsoever He wants to call it. In our case He brought forth The Stick of Ephraim (see Ezekiel 35: 15-20), which is called, The Book of Mormon. Stop Telling God That His Book of Scripture is false and Not of Him. Let Him Bear witness of The Book to you. (Isaiah 29:11 & 18-19 / Moroni 10:2-5) Humble yourselves and Let God Be God!!! Stop Telling God What He Can & Cannot Do!!! Let God Be God!!! Let God Do what He wants To Do!!! No Matter What It Is!!! Always Let God Be God!!!}

28 And in fine, wo unto all those who tremble, AND ARE ANGRY BECAUSE OF THE TRUTH OF GOD! {Are ANGRY because God's truths are not easy to live, because God expects Perfection; because God's truths condemn the things they love to do which are CONTRARY to the nature of God!} --- [2nd Nephi 28:10-28 - The Book of Mormon]


YE HAVE SOUGHT FOR HAPPINESS IN DOING INIQUITY, WHICH THING IS CONTRARY TO THE NATURE OF THAT RIGHTEOUSNESS WHICH IS IN OUR GREAT AND ETERNAL HEAD. --- [Helaman 13:38 - The Book of Mormon]


Nevertheless, the Foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal: The Lord knoweth them that are His, And, LET EVERYONE THAT NAMETH THE NAME OF CHRIST DEPART FROM INIQUITY. --- [2nd Timothy 2:19 - Bible]


Unto you first God, having raised up His Son Jesus, sent Him to bless you, IN TURNING AWAY EVERY ONE OF YOU FROM HIS INIQUITIES. --- [Acts 3:26 - Bible]


26 The Father having raised me up unto you first, and sent me to bless you IN TURNING AWAY EVERY ONE OF YOU FROM HIS INIQUITIES; and this because ye are the children of the {Abrahamic} Covenant ---

{And the children of the Abrahamic Covenant become the children of Christ through Baptism.}

27 And after that ye were blessed then fulfilleth the Father The Covenant which He made with Abraham, saying, 'In thy seed shall all the kindreds of the earth be blessed---unto the pouring out of the Holy Ghost' ..." --- [3rd Nephi 20:26-27 - The Book of Mormon]


28 For behold, he that is built upon the rock receiveth it with gladness; and he that is built upon a sandy foundation trembleth lest he shall fall.

29 wO BE UNTO HIM THAT SHALL SAY: WE HAVE RECEIVED THE WORD OF GOD, AND WE NEED NO MORE OF THE WORD OF GOD, FOR WE HAVE ENOUGH!

{This is what millions of unhumble followers in false churches say; millions of people Tell God what He Can & Cannot Do! : WE HAVE ENOUGH of thy word: Do not tell us more. They indirectly TELL God: God, You Have No Right To Give Us More Of Thy Word! WE HAVE RECEIVED THE WORD OF GOD, AND WE NEED NO MORE OF THE WORD OF GOD, And therefore we reject The Book of Mormon. We reject The Doctrine & Covenants. We reject The Pearl of Great Price. We reject modern prophets and apostles who want to tell us more about Jesus Christ and His doctrines of salvation! Don't talk to us more about it: WE NEED NO MORE OF THE WORD OF GOD, for we have The Bible already, and that means, WE HAVE ENOUGH ...}

30 For behold, thus saith the Lord God: I will give unto the children of men line upon line, precept upon precept, here a little and there a little; and blessed are those who hearken unto my precepts, and lend an ear unto my counsel, for they shall learn wisdom; for unto him that receiveth I will give more; and from THEM THAT SHALL SAY, WE HAVE ENOUGH, FROM THEM SHALL BE TAKEN AWAY EVEN THAT WHICH THEY HAVE. --- [2nd Nephi 28:28-30 - The Book of Mormon]

{Those who claim that The Bible is ENOUGH , from them will be taken additional truths from not only The Bible but from the other scriptures which they reject. Such doctrines they could and should have learned --- but you are were more busy TELLING GOD WHICH DOCTRINES HE CAND & CAN NOT USE IN HIS CHURCH - than accepting what is already there. A couple of the doctrines they (and you) indirectly tell God He cannot use are 1st Corinthians 15:29 about Baptism For The Dead. Your church rejects Baptism For The Dead doesn't it? Hmmm. Another doctrine rejected by your church is Psalm 110:3-4 and most of the book of Hebrews about The Melchizedek Priesthood. There are many more. And the more you reject, the more your eyes become spiritually blind.}


10 And therefore, HE THAT WILL HARDEN HIS HEART, THE SAME RECEIVETH THE LESSER PORTION OF THE WORD; and he that will not harden his heart, to him is given the greater portion of the word, until it is given unto him to know the mysteries of God until he know them in full.

11 AND THEY THAT WILL HARDEN THEIR HEARTS, TO THEM IS GIVEN THE LESSER PORTION OF THE WORD UNTIL THEY KNOW NOTHING CONCERNING HIS MYSTERIES; and then they are taken captive by The Devil, and led by his will down to destruction. Now this is what is meant by The Chains of Hell." --- [Alma 12:10-11 - The Book of Mormon]


But this is a people robbed and spoiled; they are all of them snared in holes, and they are hid in prison houses; they are for a prey, and none delivereth; for a spoil, AND NONE SAITH, RESTORE.

{Few Catholics for example are wise enough to realize that the Romans fed the Christians to the lions for 200 years, and that The Church of Jesus Christ was destroyed by the founders of The Catholic Church. Few Catholics are humble enough to recognize the need for a complete RESTORATION! AND NONE SAITH, RESTORE. How true it is! The Catholics and The Protestants prove that it is true! The Catholics go further and claim they are a 'continuation' of the original church, even though there was a 200 year hiatus while they crucified Peter upside down, beheaded Paul, fed Christians to the lions, and toyed with the slaughter of Christians against trained muscle-men called gladiators in gladiator rings. Duh ... And did we mention to begin all this great fun for the Italians that they simply crucified The Saviour ... }

who among you will give ear to this? who will HEARKEN AND HEAR for the time to come?" --- [Isaiah 42:22-23 - Bible]

Few people will HEARKEN AND HEAR. Most people are more interested in defending the falsehoods of the Catholics and the Protestants than learning about the many truths found in The Refreshing, Restoration, and Restitution of ALL things in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.


23 But this people hath a revolting and rebellious heart; they are revolted and gone.

24 Neither say they in their heart, Let us now fear the Lord our God, that giveth rain, both the former and the latter, in his season: He reserveth unto us the appointed weeks of the harvest.

25 YOUR INIQUITIES HAVE TURNED ASIDE THESE THINGS; AND YOUR SINS HAVE WITHHOLDEN GOOD THINGS FROM YOU.

26 For among my people are found wicked men: they lay in wait, as he that setteth snares; THEY SET A TRAP, THEY CATCH MEN. --- [Jeremiah 5:23-26 - Bible]


FOR WE WRESTLE not against flesh and blood, but AGAINST PRINCIPALITIES, AGAINST POWERS, {such as the principality and power of the Catholic Church, the power of the Baptists, the power of the Lutheran Church, etc.} AGAINST THE RULERS {such as the Pope, Reverands, Pastors, Ministers, Billy Graham, Oral Roberts, etc.} OF THE DARKNESS OF THIS WORLD, AGAINST SPIRITUAL WICKEDNESS IN HIGH PLACES. --- [Ephesians 6:12 - Bible]


1 THIS KNOW ALSO, THAT IN THE LAST DAYS, PERILOUS TIMES SHALL COME.

{For there shall be thousands of choices! Thousands of churches and religions for you to choose from!}

2 For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,

3 without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good,

4 Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasure more than lovers of God:

{And the members of these thousands of Churches, such as The Catholic Church, The Baptist Church, The Presbyterians, The Church of England, The Methodists, etc., shall be:}

7 EVER LEARNING, AND NEVER ABLE TO COME TO THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE TRUTH.

8 Now as Jannes and Jambres withstood Moses, SO DO THESE ALSO RESIST THE TRUTH: men of corrupt minds, reprobate concerning The Faith. ...

5 HAVING A FORM OF GODLINESS, BUT DENYING THE POWER THEREOF: FROM SUCH TURN AWAY. --- [2nd Timothy 3:1-4 & 7-8 & 5 - Bible]


THEY PROFESS THAT THEY KNOW GOD: BUT IN WORKS THEY DENY HIM, BEING abominable, and DISOBEDIENT, and unto every good work reprobate." --- [Titus 1:16 - Bible]

AND THAT, is probably the main problem with the millions of people who claim to be Christian but really are not! THEY PROFESS THAT THEY KNOW GOD: BUT IN WORKS THEY DENY HIM, And why do they DENY HIM? Because they are: DISOBEDIENT AND UNHUMBLE. The scriptures are before them! The prophets and apostles were there, and are here even today! The Lord has REFRESHED, RESTORED, AND RESTITUTED ALL THINGS> But they do not want to HEAR. They do not want to OBEY! They want to be able to do their sins (such as men marrying men, or pornography, or even drinking and smoking) and say that God approves of it. Or if they don't believe that God approves of it, to say that in the end God will forgive them for their sins! They want to be called a "Christian" but be allowed to be a "sinner" at the same time. But:

YE HAVE SOUGHT FOR HAPPINESS IN DOING INIQUITY, WHICH THING IS CONTRARY TO THE NATURE OF THAT RIGHTEOUSNESS WHICH IS IN OUR GREAT AND ETERNAL HEAD. --- [Helaman 13:38 - The Book of Mormon]

Ye have wearied The Lord with your words. With the way you think and rationalize! ... Yet ye say, Wherein have we wearied Him? When ye say, Every one that doeth evil is good in the sight of God, (As Billy Graham, a child of the devil, taught to over a billion people!) And He delighteth in them; or, Where is the God of Judgement? And you rationalize and say, There is no Judgement to come, and you joy in your sins. --- [Malachi 2:17 - Bible] To be in complete harmony with God, you cannot obey and sin at the same time. You cannot be perfect and imperfect at the same time. You cannot KNOW HIM and NOT KNOW HIM ...}


3 AND HEREBY WE DO KNOW THAT WE KNOW HIM, IF WE KEEP HIS COMMANDMENTS.
SuperScripture.png 4 HE THAT SAITH, I KNOW HIM, AND KEEPETH NOT HIS COMMANDMENTS, IS A LIAR, AND THE TRUTH IS NOT IN HIM. --- [1st John 2:3-4 -Bible]


And that we may be delivered from unreasonable and wicked men: FOR ALL MEN HAVE NOT FAITH. --- [2nd Thessalonians 3:2 --- Bible]

{The FAITH referred to here isn't just the faith to receive a miracle and have it happen to you, it also means the FAITH to be OBEDIENT; the FAITH to believe in the true Church and to be baptized into that Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints


Here is the patience of THE SAINTS {in these latter-days these SAINTS are found in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, also called LDS, or sometimes just called by the nickname of, Mormons}

: HERE ARE THEY THAT KEEP THE COMMANDMENTS OF GOD, AND THE FAITH OF JESUS. --- [Revelation 14:12 - Bible]


18 BUT THE SAINTS OF THE MOST HIGH SHALL TAKE THE KINGDOM, AND POSSESS THE KINGDOM FOREVER AND EVER.

27 AND THE KINGDOM AND ... THE GREATNESS OF THE KINGDOM UNDER THE WHOLE HEAVEN, SHALL BE GIVEN TO THE PEOPLE OF THE SAINTS ... --- [Daniel 7:18 & 27 - Bible]


FOR THUS SHALL MY CHURCH BE CALLED IN THE LAST DAYS, even THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS. --- [D&C 115:4]


14 But behold, I prophesy unto you concerning the last days; concerning the days when the Lord God shall bring these things forth unto the children of men.

15 After my seed and the seed of my brethren shall have dwindled in unbelief, and shall have been smitten by the Gentiles; yea, after the Lord God shall have camped against them round about, and shall have laid siege against them with a mount, and raised forts against them; and after they shall have been BROUGHT DOWN LOW IN THE DUST, even that they are not, yet the words of the righteous shall be written, and the prayers of the faithful shall be heard, and all those who have dwindled in unbelief shall not be forgotten.

16 For those who shall be destroyed shall SPEAK UNTO THEM OUT OF THE GROUND, AND THEIR SPEECH SHALL BE LOW OUT OF THE DUST, and their voice shall be as one that hath A FAMILIAR SPIRIT; (familiar like The Bible, but the book is not The Bible: it is The Book of Mormon) for the Lord God will give unto him power, that he may whisper concerning them, EVEN AS IT WERE OUT OF THE GROUND; AND THEIR SPEECH SHALL WHISPER OUT OF THE DUST.

17 For thus saith the Lord God: They shall write the things which shall be done among them, AND THEY SHALL BE WRITTEN AND SEALED UP IN A BOOK Even, The Book of Mormon, AND THOSE WHO HAVE DWINDLED IN UNBELIEF SHALL NOT HAVE THEM, (shall not have The Book} FOR THEY SEEK TO DESTROY THE THINGS OF GOD. --- [2nd Nephi 26:14-17 - The Book of Mormon]

Those who REFUSE TO LET GOD BE GOD shall not have The Book; because THEY SEEK TO DESTROY THE THINGS OF GOD. Test yourself right now to see if you are one of those who SEEK TO DESTROY THE THINGS OF GOD. Answer this question:

Another Book of Scripture

Answer it! If you say NO, God Cannot, well ... You're TELLING GOD WHAT HE CAN & CANNOT DO! And if you say YES ...

Why Fight The Book of Mormon?

Perhaps you are like Paul the Apostle who resists being converted!?

"Saul. Saul. Why persecutest thou me?"



11 AND THE VISION OF ALL IS BECOME UNTO YOU AS THE WORDS OF A BOOK THAT IS SEALED, ...

3 And I will camp against thee round about, and will lay siege against thee with a mount, and I will raise forts against thee.

4 AND THOU SHALT BE BROUGHT DOWN, AND SHALT SPEAK OUT OF THE GROUND, AND THY SPEECH SHALL BE LOW OUT OF THE DUST, AND THY VOICE SHALL BE, AS OF ONE THAT HATH A FAMILIAR SPIRIT, (familiar like The Bible, BUT it is NOT The Bible, and it comes not from parchments and scrolls on land but from secretly buried brass and gold plates OUT OF THE GROUND, AND THY SPEECH ... this BOOK OF SCRIPTURE secretly made by the Lord's prophets in another land far from Jerusalem, under the direction of Jesus Christ SHALL WHISPER OUT OF THE DUST. --- [Isaiah 29:11 & 3-4 - Bible]

{As The Bible bears witness this secret book of scripture would happen ...}


LIFT UP YOUR EYES TO THE HEAVENS, AND LOOK UPON THE EARTH BENEATH ... --- [Isaiah 51:6 - Bible]

TRUTH SHALL SPRING OUT OF THE EARTH, AND RIGHTEOUSNESS SHALL LOOK DOWN FROM HEAVEN. --- [Psalm 85:11 - Bible]

DROP DOWN, YE HEAVENS, FROM ABOVE, AND LET THE SKIES POUR DOWN RIGHTEOUSNESS LET THE EARTH OPEN, AND LET THEM BRING FORTH SALVATION, AND LET RIGHTEOUSNESS SPRING UP TOGETHER: I THE LORD HAVE CREATED IT. --- [Isaiah 45:8 - Bible]

The Lord created THE BOOK OF MORMON --- why do you fight it? Because you are a "Gentile" --- who has not been reborn by baptism into the House of Israel; who has not taken upon yourself the Abrahamic Covenant (which those who are baptized into the true Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints are adopted into ...)


Baptism Into The True Church
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints,
Adopts A Person Into The House of Israel
into (The Abrahamic Covenant)!
All True Believers MUST BE ADOPTED INTO
The House of Israel
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19 And it shall come to pass, that those who have dwindled in unbelief shall be smitten by the hand of The Gentiles.

{ The Gentiles are the thousands of churches that have been started by men, AND NOT JESUS CHRIST COMING DOWN FROM HEAVEN TO REFRESH THE CHURCH AND RESTITUTE ALL THINGS AGAIN as prophecied in Acts 3:18-21. These man-made churches are The Catholic Church, the Baptists, the Lutherans, the Methodists, the Presbyterians, the Adventists, The Church of England, etc. etc. AND YOUR CHURCH! Over a thousand of them and counting! Anyone can go out and make his or her own church. I, with my great knowledge of the scriptures could do it, but you know what, it would lack three things: 1- The gift of the Holy Ghost for revelation and power from God, 2- The Melchizedek Priesthood for authority from God, and 3- the approval of Jesus Christ. My Church would have all the doctrines of The Bible in it --- but with no authority or power or approval. Yet THAT is what The Catholic Church does, as well as the thousand-and-one Protestant Churches ... And this is what YOUR CHURCH DOES!!!

These are the church after church after church of
The Gentiles. }

20 And the Gentiles are lifted up in the pride of their eyes, and have stumbled, because of the greatness of their stumbling block, that THEY HAVE BUILT UP MANY CHURCHES; NEVERTHELESS, THEY PUT DOWN THE POWER AND MIRACLES OF GOD, and preach up unto themselves their own wisdom and their own learning, that they may get gain and grind upon the face of the poor.

21 AND THERE ARE MANY CHURCHES BUILT UP wHICH CAUSE ENVYINGS, AND STRIFES, AND MALICE. --- [2nd Nephi 26:14-21 - The Book of Mormon]


8 BEHOLD, MINE HOUSE IS A HOUSE OF ORDER, SAITH THE LORD GOD, AND NOT A HOUSE OF CONFUSION.

Jesus Christ would never have a thousand churches! THAT is confusion! There is no need for it! All The Lord needs is 1 Church!

Endeavouring to KEEP THE UNITY OF THE SPIRIT in the bond of peace. There is ONE BODY {The ONE BODY referred to here means the BODY of The Church itself, as Paul mentions in Ephesians 1:20-23 and Colossians 1:18} and ONE SPIRIT, even as ye are called in One Hope of Your Calling {The Melchizedek Priesthood} One Lord, ONE FAITH, ONE BAPTISM. --- [Ephesians 4:3-5]

9 will I accept of an offering, saith the Lord, that is not made in my name?

10 OR wILL I RECEIVE AT YOU HANDS THAT wHICH I HAVE NOT APPOINTED? {False teachers, false priests, false ministers in their false churches ARE FALSE because they have NOT been appointed by The Lord before the world was. They do not even recognize or know about the Councils in Heaven and the plans for this earth made before the world was.}

11 And will I appoint unto you, saith the Lord, except it be by law, even as I and my Father ordained unto you, before the world was?

12 I AM THE LORD THY GOD; AND I GIVE UNTO YOU THIS COMMANDMENT---THAT NO MAN SHALL COME UNTO THE FATHER BUT BY ME OR BY MY WORD, wHICH IS MY LAW, SAITH THE LORD.

13 AND EVERYTHING THAT IS IN THE WORLD, WHETHER IT BE ORDAINED OF MEN, BY THRONES, OR PRINCIPALITIES, OR POWERS, OR THINGS OF NAME, WHATSOEVER THEY MAY BE, THAT ARE NOT BY ME, OR BY MY WORD, SAITH THE LORD, SHALL BE THROWN DOwN, AND SHALL NOT REMAIN AFTER MEN ARE DEAD, NEITHER IN NOR AFTER THE RESURRECTION, SAITH THE LORD YOUR GOD.

{The Catholic Church, the Baptist Church, the Methodists, the Lutherans, etc. etc. AND YOUR CHURCH --- SHALL BE THROWN DOWN, AND SHALL NOT REMAIN AFTER MEN ARE DEAD. Why cling to your false religion!? Why cling to the STRONG DELUSION AND LIES OF YOUR CHURCH WHICH WILL PULL YOUR SOUL OUT OF THE KINGDOM OF THE SAINTS, AND WILL NOT SAVE YOU IN THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN INTENDED FOR THOSE WHO HAVE THE MELCHIZEDEK PRIESTHOOD AND THE FULNESS OF THE HOLY GHOST.}

14 FOR wHATSOEVER THINGS REMAIN ARE BY ME; AND wHATSOEVER THINGS ARE NOT BY ME SHALL BE SHAKEN AND DESTROYED. --- [D&C 132:8-14]


FOR GOD IS NOT THE AUTHOR OF CONFUSION, BUT OF PEACE, AS IN ALL CHURCHES OF THE SAINTS." --- [1st Corinthians 14:33 - Bible]

{ AS IN ALL CHURCHES {wards} OF The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints }


FOR THUS SHALL MY CHURCH BE CALLED IN THE LAST DAYS, even THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS. --- [D&C 115:4]


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