Posted by: 1of10boyz | July 13, 2012

Mormons and Joseph Smith

I know many people that wonder about this one. Again, thanks to Rob for putting this out. I appreciate his effort to touch on subjects like this.

Mormonism: Really Want to Know?

“If you talk to God, you’re religious.  If he talks back, you’re psychotic.”–Dr. Gregory House, House.

The real sticking point for many people who take an interest in Mormonism lies close to the heart of who we are:  The Joseph Smith story.  For those of you who aren’t familiar with Joseph Smith, here are the quick essentials:  Mormons believe that in 1820, a young farm boy in upstate New York was confused by the dissension among Christian churches.  He decided to take the matter to the Lord in prayer in order to determine which church he should join.  We believe that in answer to that prayer, God the Father and Jesus Christ appeared to Joseph Smith and instructed him to join none of the churches because none of them contained the fulness of the  Gospel of Jesus Christ.  Through a series of other revelations over a period of several years, Smith was…

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