“And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God.”
I’m sure the reason for my inquiry is obvious, but I’ve heard from many others that one verse is what convicted them as well. The Lord’s Holy Spirit pierced my heart while I was sitting on my bed at the age of nine. That one verse changed my life – forever.
This is why I’ve always been perplexed about the flagrant disregard for His word by Mormon leaders and the ambivalent manner in which Mormons, by and large, react towards it. While openly proclaiming they believe, their behavior behind closed doors speaks otherwise.
This page will give you info on what Mormon leaders have said and why they don’t trust what God has to say.
What leaders have said in the past about the Bible
LDS Apostle Orson Pratt’s assessment of the Bible: every single verse corrupted.
The Church claims the Bible prophesies of Joseph Smith all throughout its text. They also said the mere fact it doesn’t mention him by name shouldn’t deter us from believing this grandiose story. One would need a very active imagination, and a good set of blinders to believe this one.
The BoM vs. the Bible and their message from God to us
Quotes from LDS leaders telling members why they shouldn’t trust the Bible.
Reasons why we can believe the Bible