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Mormonism and Blood Sacrifice

A local TV station in Indianapolis ran a story earlier this month (16 October 2015) headlined, “Suspect harrassing Mormon Church elder allegedly had goal of blood sacrifice.” Journalist Derrik Thomas explained, “A prominent local attorney, who is an elder in … Continue reading

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If Mormon missionaries were straightforward about Mormonism…

Though done in a lighthearted manner, this 4-minute video is a fairly accurate depiction of standard Mormon doctrine. It would be nice if Mormon missionaries explained Mormonism as clearly as the characters in this video do, but I imagine that … Continue reading

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Jesus never entered the temple in Jerusalem

‎”Jesus never entered the temple itself. He could not enter the temple because He was not of the family tribe of Aaron, nor was he a Levite. Jesus was from the tribe of Judah.” (Chip Thompson) A simple but amazing … Continue reading

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Promises Mormons Make

On January 22 (2012) on Fox News Sunday Mormon presidential candidate Mitt Romney answered a question from Chris Wallace regarding Mr. Romney’s generous financial gifts (tithing) to the Mormon Church. Mr. Romney said, “This is a country that believes in the Bible, … Continue reading

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Christian Thoughts about the Temple

“Now the chief priests and the whole Council were seeking false testimony against Jesus that they might put him to death, but they found none, though many false witnesses came forward. At last two came forward and said, “This man … Continue reading

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No Love Lost Between Mormons and HBO’s “Big Love”

Have you heard about the next episode of HBO’s Big Love, set to air on Sunday (March 15, 2009)? It’s being widely reported that the television show will be depicting the LDS temple endowment ceremony as one of the main … Continue reading

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Would a secret ceremony that depicted Mormon bishops as hirelings of Satan be sacred too?

A Mormon left this comment on the Secrets of the Mormon Temples video a few days ago, It saddens me that some have so little respect for what is sacred to others. Watching movies like this one literally destroy the … Continue reading

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The Duty to Expose a Shameful Ceremony is Infinitely More Sacred Than a Shameful Ceremony

[SWF]http://video.google.com/googleplayer.swf?docid=948605920993957621&hl=en&fs=true,400,326[/SWF] Richard Packham‘s video is also available on YouTube Publicly exposing the Mormon temple ceremony takes away the superficial power of secretiveness and mystery and helps people face reality. The power of mystery is largely sapped with a simple YouTube … Continue reading

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A friend from the Las Vegas area sent me a copy of a local publication, Desert Saints Magazine. According to the “Letter from the Editor” in the March 2007 issue, “This magazine is produced by three stay-at-home LDS mothers (with … Continue reading

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People Can Learn About the LDS Endowment Ceremony

by Sharon On Tuesday USA Todayposted an article by journalist Jill Lawrence: “Will Mormon faith hurt bid for White House?” There are some unexpected revelations in the article related to the doctrines and history of the LDS Church. They are … Continue reading

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