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Why I am a Mormon.

Wallace F. Bennett

Why I am a Mormon.

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Published by T. Nelson in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mormons.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination256 p.
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13544639M

      Joseph Smith Translated the Book of Mormon from Gold Plates. The Mormon story is that the Nephite military commander and prophet Moroni buried a history of his people, written on “gold plates,” in the hill Cumorah in AD years later, on the night of September , , Moroni, now having become an angel, visits year-old. books found inThe Book of Mormon. Now, the reason why I am not a Mormon or a Lat-ter Day Saint, is because of the following contradictions found in what the Book of Mormon states and what the Word of God, the Bible, states. There is definitely in this world today, as.


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Why I am a Mormon. by Wallace F. Bennett Download PDF EPUB FB2

Why I’m a Mormon is a collection of fascinating, individual journeys of faith by dozens of stalwart, modern Mormons—some prominent, others less well-known but no less butors share brief reflections on how their feelings about the gospel and their involvement in the Church have shaped and enriched their lives/5(3).

In the tradition of Sunstone Symposium’s “Why I Stay” and “Pillars of My Faith,” we have started a series called “Why I Am Mormon.” Through this medium we wish to share not only our own personal journeys, stories, experiences, and testimonies in regards to the Mormon faith, but yours as well.

Why I'm a Mormon edited by Joseph A. Cannon certainly fits with that goal. Why I'm a Mormon is a compilation of biographies sharing individual journeys of faith for more than four dozen notable individuals. I love the format of the book.5/5(10). Why I Am a Mormon. FEATURED; Betty Stevenson; And I was certain that what I'd been told about the Book of Mormon and all of that coming about, that that occurred, as a fact.

Not in any. Three former Momons talk about what led them to leave the Mormon church. Nancy Ashment Nancy Ashment's husband Ed is an Egyptologist and the author of The Book of. Why I am NOT a Mormon. 1, likes.

A page for short studies of the Mormon ers: K. Who Am I. A Book of Mormon Quiz. At the command of the Lord, I left Jerusalem with my wife and four sons and fled into the wilderness.

One morning when I awoke, I found a brass ball by the door of my tent. This “Liahona” guided us in our travels through the wilderness, across the ocean, and into the promised land.

Based on the discrepancies between the Book of Mormon and the Bible I am convinced Joseph Smith’s story is to be avoided. He is accursed for leading so many people away from the true gospel.

The Bible tells us that the gospel of Jesus Christ is all we need for salvation and anyone offering something else should be condemned.

In the tradition of the Sunstone Symposium’s “Why I Stay” and “Pillars of My Faith,” my brothers and I decided to begin a series called “Why I Am Mormon.” Following is the first of these personal essays, written by me, Mike Barker. I hope you enjoy it. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The Book of Mormon “contains the I am not a Mormon—because I have committed to be faithful to the Lord my God, and to love Him with all my heart and with all my soul. See other “10 reasons Why” articles by clicking here. Share this. Share on twitter.

I am a proud member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (also known as the Mormon Church). I discuss why I believe in the Book of. Get this from a library. Why I am a Mormon. [Wallace F Bennett] -- United States Senator from Utah presents an elementary guide to the history, teachings and organization of.

The Book of Mormon is a musical comedy with music, lyrics and book by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, and Matt Stone. First staged inthe play is a satirical examination of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' beliefs and practices that ultimately endorses the positive power of love and service.

Parker and Stone were best known for creating the animated comedy South Park; Lopez Music: Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, Matt Stone. I am not condemning those who are not Mormon or who don’t believe in religion; I am just trying to show why I make the decisions I do. I guess, in my opinion, “I can’t; I’m Mormon” should be changed to the slogan “I can live the best life possible, because I am confident in who I am, what I am doing here on earth, and where I am.

Free Book of Mormon Meet with Missionaries Find a Church Email Get a Book of Mormon. Get a Bible. Schedule a Visit. Find a Church. Study With Us. Contact. Believe Belong Become Search. Learn about the Savior, Jesus Christ, and how the basic beliefs of His Gospel can enrich our lives.

Why I Am Not a Hindu, a book in a similar vein by Kancha Ilaiah, an activist opposed to the Indian caste system. Why I Am Not a Secularist () by William E. Connolly. Why I Am Not a Scientist () ISBNby biological anthropologist Jonathan M.

Marks. Why I Am Not A Christian, by historian and philosopher Richard Carrier. Why I am not a Mormon: Fallacies of the Mormon faith [Johnson, John] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Why I am not a Mormon: Fallacies of the Mormon faithAuthor: John Johnson. Still, several items mentioned in the Book of Mormon once considered anachronistic have since been verified This is why John E.

Clark, a Latter-day Saint and prominent Mesoamerican archaeologist, declared: “the Book of Mormon looks better with age.”14 Such findings should urge caution against making final judgments based on absence of. Why New Testament Words and Phrases Are in the Book of Mormon Part 9: Above All, Were These Words Given by the Gift and Power of God.

Thursday, Decem 2. Through reading the Book of Mormon you come to a better understanding of who Jesus Christ is, why He is all-important and the purpose of His atoning sacrifice.

It is through coming to a greater understanding and belief in Jesus Christ whose “burden is. Why Mormons are not Christians Yesterday I received an e-mail from a Mormon asking me why I teach that Mormons are not Christians.

Here’s a copy of his note: “I am a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I am not here to bash but curious about your website and why ex members leave the LDS faith. 2) Why do the doctrines in the Book of Mormon conflict with some of the doctrines in the D&C.

(i.e. Jacob and D&C ) 3) Why would a true prophet of God claim: “I am the only man that has ever been able to keep a whole church together since the days of.

Question: "How should Christians view the Book of Mormon?" Answer: When Mormon missionaries (properly called Latter Day Saints or simply "LDS") come to your door, they will often offer a free copy of the Book of Mormon and tell you about its author, Joseph Smith.

Smith, they will say, translated the Book of Mormon from golden plates he dug up in a hill in New York in the early s. The edition of the Book of Mormon had Nephi prophesy that his descendants would become a "white and a delightsome people" through the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

This was changed by Joseph Smith in to read that Nephi's descendants would become a "pure and a delightsome people." This textual emendation has understandably raised questions about the Book of Mormon's. Thank you for this handout -- I have been wanting to do some sort of a Book of Mormon challenge for our young women and this is perfect.

A seven-day challenge should be simple enough for them to commit to and then hopefully they'll keep it going on their : Courtney Aitken.

Why We Should NOT Pray about the Book of Mormon. A common appeal from Mormon friends and acquaintances is this: “I challenge you to read the Book of Mormon and pray about it, and you will see that it is true, just as I also have read and prayed about it and know in my heart that it is true.” This is usually accompanied by a heartfelt “testimony” that God has given the person a.

From time to time I am visited by a pair of dedicated young men who wish to share with me their faith in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, a church founded on the teachings of Joseph Smith, whom they hold to be a latter-day prophet and who is responsible for the Book of Mormon.

KnoWhys are daily features produced by Book of Mormon Central in the form of short essays, videos, memes, and podcasts. Each KnoWhy is designed to provide unique insight into the details of the Book of Mormon, through the explanation of 5/5(28). A few things about ordering your free Book of Mormon Without Missionaries Pretty-Please DO NOT Order If If you are currently an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, I am going to KINDLY ask that you NOT email me asking for a package.

I use my personal time and money to put together and ship these packages. The Book of Mormon is a sacred text of the Latter Day Saint movement, which, according to adherents, contains writings of ancient prophets who lived on the American continent from approximately BC to AD It was first published in March by Joseph Smith as The Book of Mormon: An Account Written by the Hand of Mormon upon Plates Taken from the Plates of Nephi.

Again. Oh probably. Every time I think I've read it for the last time, some new topic of consideration comes up and find myself going through it again.

Last time I went through it was on the vaunted subject of chiasmus, which the Saints find. Joseph Smith, Jr. in the Mormon scripture Doctrines and Covenants sect v.1 said that Oliver Cowdery was not trustworthy.

The Three and Five Witnesses. When a Mormon missionary shows people the Book of Mormon, he usually explains that the gold plates were taken back and no longer exist today. For I am undone; because I am a man of unclean lips" IsaThe words "is & am" are deleted in the Book of Mormon.

Why are portions of Isaiah quoted off of the plates of brass when these items weren't written until after Nephi supposedly got the plates out of Laban's treasury.

From the day the Book of Mormon rolled off the press inthose who gave it credence asserted that it obviously read like a Hebrew text. Those who were not so convinced insisted that it obviously read like anything but a Hebrew text.

Actually, all that became obvious was the failure of both believers and unbelievers to cite much specific evidence.

This book has come to be known as The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ. I was also told that if I read and prayed about it, God would tell me that it is true through my thoughts and feelings.

I would then know that Joseph Smith was a. It’s as simple as that. So the question of all questions deals with the truthfulness of Book of Mormon. All of the other things that come up are only worth talking about if the Book of Mormon is true which is why I can’t figure out why so many people spend so much time criticizing all of.

There are other problems with the Book of Mormon. For example, critics of Mormonism have shown convincing proof that the Book of Mormon is a synthesis of earlier works (written by other men), of the vivid imaginings of Joseph Smith, and of plagiarisms from the King James Bible. The only Bible that Joseph Smith relied on was the King James Version.

("Book of Mormon Difficulties," by George D. Smith, Jr., Sunstone, Mayvol. 6, no. 3, pp. ) Another source for the idea of metal plates could have come.

Source(s): Just because I defend it so strongly- I just want to say one last time- I'm NOT Mormon. I believe this book to be an inspired book, completly written by Joseph Smith. So, while I can defend the book as well as any Mormon (or attack it as well as any Ex-.

"Mormon" was the primary author, editor, and compiler of the Book of Mormon. Mormons believe the following about the Book of Mormon: "The Book of Mormon is a volume of holy scripture comparable to the Bible.

It is a record of God’s dealings with t.I am going to quote him, but where he said the words, ‘the Book of Mormon’, or ‘this book’, I will substitute with the words ‘Mormonism’, or ‘this religion’: "Mormonism claims to be divinely inspired It professes to be revealed to the present generation for the salvation of all who will receive it, and for the overthrow and.Mormon leaders tell us no Mormon teachings in The Book of Mormon.

And I don't remember doama ever saying there were no Mormon teachings in The Book of Mormon. Last edited by mesenja ; .