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 Conference Report April 1980 p. 94 “Seduction is the greatest weapon of the devil. It is alluring; it falsely appears to be advantageous and desirable. He would have us think that bitter is sweet, that black is white, that sin is acceptable, that virtue is obsolete, archaic, and prudish.” — Mark E. Petersen

Ephesians 4:14 “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”.

Mr. Petersen’s talk was straight from the scary files and that’s no joke. While he busied himself with warnings of how sneaky the devil can be he was the one people should’ve been concerned about.

His doomsday cometh warning would’ve been put to better use for himself and everyone in LDS leadership.

Please, pray for those who listen to messages like this. In a loving manner ask the Mormon you know what they think about the contradictions! In addition to the contradictory verses from their canon listed below he also referenced 2 Nephi 2:11 which states there has to be an opposition in all things —

“For it must needs be, that there is an opposition in all things. If not so, my firstborn in the wilderness, righteousness could not be brought to pass, neither wickedness, neither holiness nor misery, neither good nor bad. Wherefore, all things must needs be a compound in one; wherefore, if it should be one body it must needs remain as dead, having no life neither death, nor corruption nor incorruption, happiness nor misery, neither sense nor insensibility.”

Oh beloved, the God of the Bible doesn’t need anything much less evil. He’s a Sovereign God! Dr. Ron Carlson used to point out this type of teaching is known as dualism which in essence is a yin-yang type of theology.

Moses 5:10-11 “And in that day Adam blessed God and was filled, and began to prophesy concerning all the families of the earth, saying: Blessed be the name of God, for because of my transgression my eyes are opened, and in this life I shall have joy, and again in the flesh I shall see God. 11 And Eve, his wife, heard all these things and was glad, saying: Were it not for our transgression we never should have had seed, and never should have known good and evil, and the joy of our redemption, and the eternal life which God giveth unto all the obedient.”

2 Nephi 15:20 “Wo unto them that call evil good, and good evil, that put darkness for light, and light for darkness, that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!”

With Love in Christ —

Michelle

1 Corinthians 1:18

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