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Joseph Smith’s Evil Thoughts

Discourses of Joseph Smith, pg. 273; “”The Lord once told me that what I asked for I should have. I have been afraid to ask God to kill my enemies, lest some of them should, peradventure, repent.” (George Q. Cannon, Life of Joseph Smith, The Prophet, pp. 527-28.)”

2 Corinthians 10:5; “Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ.”

I am so utterly grateful my Lord and God Jesus snatched me out of this fiery pit.  After enjoying almost nineteen years of salvation I still can’t believe He saved me of all people!

The remarks by Mr. Smith tell a story.  They speak of a man filled with haughtiness and no fear of God.  Pray for the Mormon in your life today that lives under this domination which has been passed on down through the generations.

It’s obvious leaders in the Church have no remorse over some of his remarks else they would’ve discarded this instead of leaving it in the piles of papers for people to discover.  And what we found in this is Joseph Smith’s true character.

Did Smith believe God could’ve overlooked or forgotten someone might “repent”?  And why is Smith judging someone’s heart?  Who is he to say someone needs to repent?  My list of questions could go on but I am thinking upon the words of Paul in the scripture above.  Hold all thoughts captive…

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