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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 Devil is REVEALED , not only, REVEALED BUT ACTUALLY TOOK CONTROL OF EVERYTHING! This is what happened when the Romans (the Italians) formed The Catholic Church:}

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

{This is what the Catholics did. After killing Christians for some 200 years, including feeding them to the lions, they formed the Catholic Church which forsook major doctrines of the Church of Jesus Christ, as well as adding new doctrines not found in the Church of Jesus Christ, and that man of sin took control! }

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:

{After the Romans crucified the Saviour, they also killed off the apostles and then proceeded to kill off other Priesthood Leaders of the Church, including feeding them to the lions. After a couple hundred years of killing off most of the Christian Church, the Romans, the Italians, decided that maybe the Christians had something and the Italians decided to start their own Church. But they had no authorization from God, had killed off those who knew how to run The Church of Jesus Christ, had made havoc of the doctrines so that wonderful doctrines such as BAPTISM FOR THE DEAD [1st Corinthians 15: 29], ETERNAL MARRIAGE [1st Corinthians 11: 11 / Malachi 2: 15 & 14], and THE MELCHIZEDEK PRIESTHOOD [Psalm 110: 3-4 / Hebrews 5: 9-10 & 7: 26] were no longer found; plus the Italians added things that weren't even a part of the Gospel found in the New Testament, such as infant baptism, baptism by sprinkling, and Cardinals and Popes. Moreover, these uninspired thieves couldn't even get the name of the Church right: instead of calling it The Church of Jesus Christ they called it the Catholic Church.}

only he who now letteth will let, until he 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 GOD HIMSELF (see Daniel 2:28 & 44).}

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 is a continuation of The Church of Jesus Christ found in the New Testament. Any smart person can easily see that the major doctrines found in the New Testament are not found in The Catholic Church!

12 That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, 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]


"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 that 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 ON 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, 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, 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.

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, 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.

This makes much more sense than RULERS meaning Kings, because PROPHETS AND SEERS are useful to God whereas Kings seldom are useful to God.}

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 A BOOK THAT IS SEALED is The Book of Mormon, and 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 about 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 theANOTHER 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 ORDINANCEs, BROKEN THE EVERLASTING COVENANT.

{ THE EVERLASTING COVENANT is the Everlasting Priesthood AND 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;

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.

{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] continuing:}

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: 3-9 - The 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]


"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 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 isn't even mentioned in the Bible; love to dispute, argue, and deny that doctrines found in the Bible 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," --- exist, or they call them false or claim that was then but this is now, etc. etc.: the excuses for not accepting them and not obeying them are many.}

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, 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 have The Gift of The Holy Ghost --- when you actually do not! You are deceived in your knowledge and by what your false teachers have taught you. But there is an easy way to tell if you do have The Gift of The Holy Ghost or if you do not. Here is the manner in which The Gift of The Holy Ghost is given, Acts 8: 9-23 - Bible.}

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 He Can Give The Holy Ghost 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! Stop Telling God That You Already Have The Holy Ghost When You Do NOT! 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! Or any pattern God so wants to use!!! Stop Telling God That He Cannot Bring Forth Additional Scripture!!! Such as, The Book of Mormon. If He wants to bring forth a new Book of Scripture, God can call it whatever He wants to call it. In our case He brought forth The Stick of Ephraim (see Ezekiel 35: 15-20} and He called it 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 Do!!! Stop Telling God What He Cannot Do!!! Let God Do What He Wants To Do!!! No Matter What It Is!!! 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 Who Tell God What He Can & Cannot Do! : WE HAVE ENOUGH of thy word: Do not tell us more. They indirectly TELL God: We Tell You 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 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.

{Those who claim that The Bible is ENOUGH, from them will be taken even the truths of The Bible. They shall read scriptures such as 1st Corinthians 15: 29 about Baptism For The Dead and they shall reject such things, because their spiritually blind eyes are being closed even more so: they are becoming more and more spiritually blind to the truths of The Gospel of Jesus Christ! And this because they reject truths that God tried to give to them.}" --- [2nd Nephi 28: 28-30 - The Book of Mormon]


"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, or however long, 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.}

Who among you will give ear to this? Who will hearken and hear for the time to come?" --- [Isaiah 42: 22-23 - Bible]


"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 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, 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. The scriptures are before them! The prophets and apostles were there, or are here! But they do not want to obey! They want to be able to sin and say that 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]

To be in harmony with God, you cannot have both at the same time.}


"3 AND HEREBY WE DO KNOW THAT WE KNOW HIM, IF WE KEEP HIS COMMANDMENTS.

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."

{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 believe in the true Church: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints --- [2nd Thessalonians 3: 2 --- Bible]


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

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


"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; 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, FOR THEY SEEK TO DESTROY THE THINGS OF GOD." --- [2nd Nephi 26: 14-17 - The Book of Mormon]


"11 FND 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, out of the ground, and thy speech shall whisper out of the dust.

5 Moreover the multitude of thy strangers shall be like small dust, and the multitude of the terrible ones shall be as chaff that passeth away: yea, it shall be at an instant suddenly." --- [Isaiah 29: 11 & 3-5 - Bible]


18 Wherefore, as those who have been destroyed have been destroyed speedily; and the multitude of their terrible ones shall be as chaff that passeth away—yea, thus saith the Lord God: It shall be at an instant, suddenly—

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 of God:, such as The Catholic Church, the Baptists, the Lutherans, the Methodists, the Presbetyrians, the Adventists, The Church of England, etc. etc. }

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. SHALL BE THROWN DOWN, AND SHALL NOT REMAIN AFTER MEN ARE DEAD. So, all ye fools!, why cling to them!?}

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 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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