In the 5th chapter of Revelation, John saw a book sealed with seven seals, which only Jesus Christ was found worthy to open. In the chapters that follow, he saw what transpires as each of the seven seals of the book are opened one by one. There has long been a great deal of intrigue … Continue reading The Book Sealed with Seven Seals
In the title page of the Book of Mormon we read the following: Concerning this record the Prophet Joseph Smith said: “I told the brethren that the Book of Mormon was the most correct of any book on earth, and the keystone of our religion, and a man would get nearer to God by abiding … Continue reading Is the Book of Mormon the ultimate authority on doctrine?
David with his second wife Abigail Based on a couple of verses from the Book of Mormon, many suppose that God considered the polygamy of King David prior to the Bathsheba and Uriah incident to be an abomination. But the scriptures tell a different story. Joseph Smith understood that God did not consider the polygamy of Abraham, … Continue reading The scriptures show that God approved of King David’s polygamy prior to the Bathsheba and Uriah incident
Abraham and his first wife Sarah 1 Verily, thus saith the Lord unto you my servant Joseph, that inasmuch as you have inquired of my hand to know and understand wherein I, the Lord, justified my servants Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, as also Moses, David and Solomon, my servants, as touching the principle and doctrine of … Continue reading What the scriptures say about Abraham’s polygamy
Statements by Joseph Smith regarding blacks The abolishionists who sought to end slavery were in error. If slavery were to be abolished, blacks might overrun the country and and lay waste to the principals of virtue and chastity in society. Slave owners know better than non-slave owners as to whether or not slavery is evil. … Continue reading The Curse of Cain and the Canaanites Part 2: What did Joseph Smith say?
God cursed Cain and put a mark upon him, because Cain loved Satan and murdered his brother Abel. 18 And Cain loved Satan more than God. And Satan commanded him, saying: Make an offering unto the Lord. 19 And in process of time it came to pass that Cain brought of the fruit of the … Continue reading The Curse of Cain and the Canaanites Part 1: What do the scriptures say?
Divorce under the Law of Moses The Law of Moses allowed for a husband to divorce his wife if he found some uncleanliness in her. After he had legally divorced her she was permitted to be another man’s wife. 1 When a man hath taken a wife, and married her, and it come to pass … Continue reading The Savior’s teachings on Marriage, Adultery, Divorce, and Remarriage
Continuing with our analysis of the teachings of Denver Snuffer in first book The Second Comforter, and how his teachings are very problematic for his claims of being an "authorized servant" of the Lord, we will first look at one of the biggest holes in Denver's story, his changed teachings on plural marriage. Denver's teachings … Continue reading Denver Snuffer’s first book “The Second Comforter: Conversing with the Lord through the Veil” is a real problem for his claims of being an “Authorized Servant” of the Lord Part 2
So I decided to purchase a couple of Denver's books, in order to better weigh his fruits. I have been reading Denver's first book The Second Comforter: Conversing with the Lord through the Veil. Denver wrote this book back in 2006 and then republished it in 2008. I have approached this book with an open … Continue reading Denver Snuffer’s first book “The Second Comforter: Conversing with the Lord through the Veil” is a real problem for his claims of being an “Authorized Servant” of the Lord Part 1
Denver Snuffer is one of the most polarizing figures on the Mormon fringe at the moment. Denver has written a number of books having to do with teachings and practices in Mormonism. He has also given quite a few lectures/talks, and has maintained a blog for almost 10 years. Through his books and his blog … Continue reading What are the fruits of Denver Snuffer?