Posts Tagged ‘cult’
October 31 – Ephesians 4:11-14; “And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ: Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ: That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive.”
October 30 – 2 Timothy 4:2-4; “Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine. For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.”
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October 25 – Revelation 22:18-19; “For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book: And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book.”
October 22 – Acts 3:19-21; “Repent ye therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord; And he shall send Jesus Christ, which before was preached unto you: Whom the heaven must receive until the times of restitution of all things, which God hath spoken by the mouth of all his holy prophets since the world began.”
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October 19 –Acts 4:10-12; “Be it known unto you all, and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom ye crucified, whom God raised from the dead, even by him doth this man stand here before you whole. This is the stone which was set at nought of you builders, which is become the head of the corner. Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.”
Something to ponder before the next Mormon missionary shows up on your doorstep:
Mormonism is Leaven to Christian Churches of Today
Teachings of Lorenzo Snow, pg. 16; “Mormonism has acted as a leaven upon other religious faiths. Consciously or unconsciously they have absorbed and utilized it. This is especially manifest in the growth of liberal ideas among the Protestant churches within the last half century. (2 January 1902, MS, 64:22.)”
Let’s remember the warning to us put forth by Jude not to deny our Lord and caving into society’s problems whatever they might be.
Jude 1:4; “For there are certain men crept in unawares, who were before of old ordained to this condemnation, ungodly men, turning the grace of our God into lasciviousness, and denying the only Lord God, and our Lord Jesus Christ.”
Lorenzo Snow was the fifth Mormon president of the LDS Church.
Thought of the Day about the Graham Family, Romney and Integrity
We’ve written about the election so many times now that I’ve lost count. I never would’ve dreamt that I’d be this involved and at this stage I can’t wait until November 7th to come rolling around so it’ll be over with.
Melissa wrote a piece about a week ago (http://lifeafterministry.com/2012/10/12/god-is-still-in-control/) that should sum up the views of Christians worldwide, alas, some of us seem to panic at the last minute and ditch our moral convictions to pick what Ed Decker called, the lesser of two evils.
Exit story of Gail
I grew up in a house mixed religion house, My Father’s family are all Roman Catholic very devout, however my Father, and Grandfather renounced the Catholic Church in the 1960′s and joined the communist party, my Father was communist until the day he died. My Mother was Anglican. Religion was never discussed in the home.
Exit story of Tanya W.
I wasn’t born into the Mormon Church; I was actually born and dedicated into a loving Christian church and family. When I was 5 and my brother was 8 my Mother left my Dad for another man who was Mormon. Because it wasn’t common practice in the 70′s for Dad’s to fight for custody we lived with our Mother. I was baptized into the church when I was 8 and so was my Brother. We thought that we were happier because of the church. On the outside we were a very strong Mormon family.
When I left Mormonism after thirty years, it didn’t take me long to realize that every single thing I knew in life was a lie.
Everything from food and clothing to the English language has to be re-evaluated by the person leaving the Church. Because they have lived in a state of fear of losing salvation and sometimes jobs, families and homes which can produce paranoia, sometimes there is a great amount of confusion in their minds. Threats, whether real or implied, have been the main meal of doctrine they’ve been fed. In this religion the meaning of words and information from the “outside” has been twisted by leaders of the Church in order to control the members. Being taught you will lose salvation by not belonging to their church is a threat and a scary process to have to endure.
The length of time and level of activity spent in the Church typically determines how long it’ll take to work through the exodus of Mormonism.
I think back to all the years I volunteered for your father’s crusades and they had me help the ministry in warning people about Mormonism and helping Mormons come out of that cult and you endorse him again on ABC News tonight with David Muir.
We’re praying Mr. Graham reevaluates the path he’s chosen to take and publicly recants his words.
Michelle Grim, Life After Ministries
Ed Decker’s Discussion about Osteen’s comment on Cross Talk with Vic Eliason
Ed Decker had the opportunity to be interviewed by Vic Eliason, host of the radio show Cross Talk. We thought we’d share the link with our readers for you to hear what other Christians are saying about the comments made by Joel Osteen. It was a great program!
The United Order
United Order should be everlasting
D&C 104:1; “Revelation to Joseph Smith, April 23, 1834. History of the Church 2:54-60. Verily I say unto you, my friends, I give unto you counsel, and a commandment, concerning all the properties which belong to the order which I commanded to be organized and established, to be a united order, and an everlasting order for the benefit of my church, and for the salvation of men until I come.”