From false prophecies to lying about his polygamous activities, there’s a lot to learn when it comes to this man. We have two main objectives when it comes to Smith.
1. Expose the lies.
2. Ask Mormons why they have such a strong affinity for this man.
We’re not here to bash Mormons or even Joseph Smith. As a Christian I’m directed by God not to judge Smith’s heart because only the Lord can do that. We are however taught in His word to expose lies. If Smith died as he lived then it’d be safe to say he probably didn’t make it to heaven. If in those last few moments of his violent death he totally changed his mind and repented, then…
To borrow the phrase of many Mormons; “I’ll find out when I get there (meaning heaven)”.
You’ll find info on historical events in Smith’s life from the time he was a young boy to the day he died in a gunfight while awaiting trial in the Carthage Jail. We’ve also collected analyses of how the Church has regarded him since his death.
(“Heavenly” beings who threatened to kill Joseph if he didn’t practice polygamy)
(How and why the Church pays homage to Smith’s death)
Do those who’ve left really thirst for Smith’s blood or did he say this to garner sympathy?
Parley Pratt’s accusations against Smith
This month the Church employed the use of their many media outlets to broadcast, not only the birth of the Savior, but to remind people of their founder’s great purpose.
(11+ Versions & Eyewitness Testimonies)
(How Joseph ran through the woods with the plates)
Why does the Church celebrate a grove of trees Smith supposedly prayed in, when God condemns this activity in the Bible?
Why did Smith pray to see a manifestation of God in 1823 when he said God appeared to him in 1820?
Smith confessed he lied to family members and tricked them into believing he had found the golden plates.
(Comparisons of both false prophets’ end of the world proclamations)
(A look at the arrests of both men & their final week on earth)
(Why the Church condemned Jeffs & exalts Smith)
Why did Smith try joining the Methodist church after God told him Christianity was wrong and why did he do this while translating the BoM?
How did Smith see God if he didn’t have the priesthood?
A year before his death Smith claimed he was the essence of the Holy Ghost.
Experts and early church observers agree that Smith demonstrated behavior similar to those with Bi-Polar or other mental illnesses.
(Who visited Smith that night?)
Smith told people that journals of the original apostles were the origin of the NT and because they lacked discipline in keepint good notes, the Bible suffered from not having all the correct info.
Would a true prophet of God commit fraud?
(List of Smith’s siblings & his own kids)
Why didn’t any of these prophecies come true?
The ministry’s good friend, Lee Baker, asked LDS leadership why Joe lied about being a polygamist when he ran for US President. A year later (2016) he still hasn’t heard back from them.
How did an un-baptized Joe Smith baptize Oliver Cowdery if he didn’t hold the priesthood and how did he see the face of God if he didn’t hold the priesthood?
Smith said he’d stand for a ‘true principle’, but what is that? If you’re unaware, a true principle in Mormonism, is their own version of the Mormon gospel which includes polygamy, misogyny, racism, and polytheism.
The LDS dietary law known as the Word of Wisdom is strictly followed by LDS members so we’re wondering what they think of their first prophet’s issue with his revelation and why he couldn’t obey his own rules.
A chronological look at Smith’s behavior and the way he acted out over the years.
Just what was Smith doing from his 1st vision to the time he received the plates? Is his story reliable?
The LDS Meridian Magazine’s article on “Joseph the Translator” written by an LDS Church education writer is looked at and compared with the word of God. The article lists several reasons why God only speaks to man through Joseph and no one else and why Joseph Smith was far and away the best translator and author of scripture than anyone else who’s ever lived.
Thought of the Day on what Smith’s martyrdom did for those in the Church.
Did you know that Smith’s family testified against 2 innocent women at the trials? Why is his family always associated with witchcraft?
If the plates were real why would Smith need to purchase fake plates to convince people his story was true?
Why does the Church hold onto Smith’s seer stone?
We examined a Christmas devotional at LDS Business College and asking why they’re venerating Joe Smith instead of Jesus during the Christmas Season.
Joe Smith’s life shows a track record of witchcraft, Satanism, Astrology, and other occult practices. Is his life a picture of a man called of God or …?
(77 Descriptions of Smith + questions for Mormons on commemoration of Smith’s death)
The Church claims that Smith is greater than Isaiah and even Moses! Is this true?