Skip to comments.INHABITANTS OF THE MOON
Posted on 05/09/2008 11:37:51 PM PDT by P-Marlowe
Astronomers and philosophers have, from time almost immemorial until very recently, asserted that the moon was uninhabited, that it had no atmosphere etc.. But recent discoveries, through the means of powerful telescopes, have given scientists a doubt or two upon the old theory.
Nearly all the great discoveries of men in the last half-century have, in one way or another, either directly or indirectly, contributed to prove Joseph Smith to be a Prophet.
As far back as 1837, I know that he said the moon was inhabited by men and women the same as this earth, and that they lived to a greater age than we do -- that they live generally to near the age of a 1000 years.
He described the men as averaging near six feet in height, and dressing quite uniformly in something near the Quaker style.
In my Patriarchal blessing, given by the father of Joseph the Prophet, in Kirtland, 1837, I was told that I should preach the gospel before I was 21 years of age; that I should preach the gospel to the inhabitants upon the islands of the sea, and to the inhabitants of the moon, even the planet you can now behold with your eyes.
The first two promises have been fulfilled, and the latter may be verified.
From the verification of two promises we may reasonably expect the third to be fulfilled also.
One truth after another men are finding out by the wisdom and inspiration given of God to them.
The inspiration of God caused men to hunt for a new continent until Columbus discovered it. Men have lost millions of dollars, and hundreds of lives to find a country beyond the North Pole; and they will yet find that country -- a warm, fruitful country, and inhabited by the ten tribes of Israel, a country divided by a river on one side of which lives the half tribe of Manasseh, which is more numerous than all the others. So said the Prophet. At the same time, he described the shape of the earth at the poles as being a rounded elongation and drew a diagram in this form; (see graphic at link) which any one can readily see will allow the sun's rays to fall so near perpendicular to the center that part of the earth may be warmed and made fruitful. He quoted scripture and proof of his theory which says that "the earth flieth upon its wings in the midst of the creations of God," and said that there was a semblance in the form of the earth that gave rise to the saying.
Cedar Fort, Utah, February 6, 1892
As far back as 1837, I know that he said the moon was inhabited by men and women the same as this earth, and that they lived to a greater age than we do — that they live generally to near the age of a 1000 years.
Paging Art Bell.
That "live to near the age of a 1000 years" is kinda hard to believe, isn't it.
With "Lunar Warming" and all that, I doubt if they live to more than a couple of hundred years.
Has he started his own religion?
They come from the innards of the Earth.
Hahahaha! David Icke has! Don't give my half-brother any ideas! LOL
A pearl of great price is not yours for the asking.
They come from the innards of the Earth."
I never said they were from outer space, did I? Everyone knows that Admiral Perry flew into Inner Earth during his expeditions. Shheeesh!
Makes sense. No oxygen = no oxidation.
Cars probably last longer, too.
Ignignot: “Hello, Carl, I am Ignignot, and this is Ur.”
Ur: “I am Ur!”
Ignignot: “We are Mooninites from the inner core of the Moon.”
Ur: “You said it right!”
Ignignot: “Our race is hundreds of years beyond yours.”
Ur: “Man, you hear what he's sayin’?”
Ignignot: “Some would say that the Earth is *our* moon.”
Ur: *We're* the Moon!”
Ignignot: “But that would belittle the name of our Moon, which is the Moon.”
Ur: “Point is, we're at the center, not you!”
Carl: “No, the real point is I don't give a damn.” (slams door)
Ignignot: “Is your ego satisfied?”
Ur: “Damn no!”
You’re a bad, bad FReeper...but I AM edified.
BTW, in light of this lesson, I do find the "moon-bat" comment somewhat apropos.
I suspect that if they have Moon men, then they probably have Moon-bats as well. And Moon horses and Moon dogs and, it wouldn't be a paradise without... Moon Pies.
Did he find the Lost Tribes of Israel?
The Moon is in the Ilky Way, and I don't have the updated list yet.
Seriously? That’s the kind of stuff that gives good ‘ole fashioned banking & media conspiracies a bad name!
I think we need some Mormons to come on here and defend their founder’s comments.
After all, he was inspired and spoke “truth.”
I don't know about that, but I think it is safe to say that he was a Prophet.
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