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Princess Diana baptised as a Mormon
Monstersandcritics.com ^ | Feb. 29, 2012

Posted on 02/29/2012 6:04:50 PM PST by Colofornian

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To: magritte
Anti-Mormons sanctimonious and self-righteous? Perish the thought!

Nice SELF reference you've posted here!

101 posted on 03/01/2012 8:56:54 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: freedomlover; LadyDoc; DManA
For those that suggest that “no one is harmed” by this practice, does it bother you at all that they use children as young as 12 to stand in and to be “dunked” for people they don’t even know?

Excellent point & one I'll add to the list of...
...catering to idolatry in setting up rival "saviors" to Jesus as Savior...
...a tremendous distraction from serving those who exist within arm's reach of REAL ministry...
...a waste of people's lives [$ isn't the only stewardship]
...provides a false sense of security [I can live anyway I want & then just meet the Mormon missionary after I die & accept the offer then]
...provokes needless controversy [point made twice by the apostle Paul about genealogies -- Titus 3:9; 1 Tim. 1:3-4]
...isn't faith-promoting [point made by Paul about genealogies -- 1 Tim. 1:3-4]
...and something even all seem to agree on with Paul (Titus 3:9) -- that it's useless.

Tell us, LadyDoc & DManA -- why do only choose to agree with the apostle Paul on one of his three points?

102 posted on 03/01/2012 8:57:09 AM PST by Colofornian (An anti-FREEPER: That's a poster who says, "Let's elect one socialist to beat another!")
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To: magritte
Anti-Mormons sanctimonious and self-righteous? Perish the thought!

Hmmm...

If ANTI-mormonISM folks are this way; I just wonder what MORMONs are like???



Questions put to Joseph Smith: "'Do you believe the Bible?' [Smith:]'If we do, we are the only people under heaven that does, for there are none of the religious sects of the day that do'. When asked 'Will everybody be damned, but Mormons'? [Smith replied] 'Yes, and a great portion of them, unless they repent, and work righteousness." (Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith, p. 119).
Joseph Smith: "for the teachers of religion of the different sects understood the same passages of scripture so differently as to destroy all confidence in settling the question by an appeal to the Bible" (from Pearl of Great Price 1:12). "What is it that inspires professors of Christianity generally with a hope of salvation? It is that smooth, sophisticated influence of the devil, by which he deceives the whole world" (Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith, p.270).
 
 
 
Brigham Young stated this repeatedly: "When the light came to me I saw that all the so-called Christian world was grovelling in darkness" (Journal of Discourses 5:73); "The Christian world, so-called, are heathens as to the knowledge of the salvation of God" (Journal of Discourses 8:171); "With a regard to true theology, a more ignorant people never lived than the present so-called Christian world" (Journal of Discourses 8:199); "And who is there that acknowledges [God's] hand? ...You may wander east, west, north, and south, and you cannot find it in any church or government on the earth, except the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints" (Journal of Discourses , vol. 6, p.24); "Should you ask why we differ from other Christians, as they are called, it is simply because they are not Christians as the New Testament defines Christianity" (Journal of Discourses 10:230).
 
 
 
Orson Pratt proclaimed: "Both Catholics and Protestants are nothing less than the 'whore of Babylon' whom the Lord denounces by the mouth of John the Revelator as having corrupted all the earth by their fornications and wickedness. Any person who shall be so corrupt as to receive a holy ordinance of the Gospel from the ministers of any of these apostate churches will be sent down to hell with them, unless they repent" (The Seer, p. 255).
 
 
 
Orson Pratt also said: "This great apostasy commenced about the close of the first century of the Christian era, and it has been waxing worse and worse from then until now" (Journal of Discourses
, vol.18, p.44) and: "But as there has been no Christian Church on the earth for a great many centuries past, until the present century, the people have lost sight of the pattern that God has given according to which the Christian Church should be established, and they have denominated a great variety of people Christian Churches, because they profess to be ...But there has been a long apostasy, during which the nations have been cursed with apostate churches in great abundance" (Journal of Discourses , 18:172).
 
 
President John Taylor stated: "Christianity...is a perfect pack of nonsense...the devil could not invent a better engine to spread his work than the Christianity of the nineteenth century." (Journal of Discourses , vol. 6, p.167); "Where shall we look for the true order or authority of God? It cannot be found in any nation of Christendom." (Journal of Discourses , 10:127).
 
 
 
James Talmage said: "A self-suggesting interpretation of history indicates that there has been a great departure from the way of salvation as laid down by the Savior, a universal apostasy from the Church of Christ". (A Study of the Articles of Faith, p.182).
 
 
 
President Joseph Fielding Smith said: "Doctrines were corrupted, authority lost, and a false order of religion took the place of the gospel of Jesus Christ, just as it had been the case in former dispensations, and the people were left in spiritual darkness." (Doctrines of Salvation, p.266). "For hundreds of years the world was wrapped in a veil of spiritual darkness, until there was not one fundamental truth belonging to the place of salvation ...Joseph Smith declared that in the year 1820 the Lord revealed to him that all the 'Christian' churches were in error, teaching for commandments the doctrines of men" (Doctrines of Salvation, vol. 3, p.282).
 
 
 
More recent statements by apostle Bruce McConkie are also very clear: "Apostasy was universal...And this darkness still prevails except among those who have come to a knowledge of the restored gospel" (Doctrines of Salvation, vol 3, p.265); "Thus the signs of the times include the prevailing apostate darkness in the sects of Christendom and in the religious world in general" (The Millennial Messiah, p.403); "a perverted Christianity holds sway among the so-called Christians of apostate Christendom" (Mormon Doctrine, p.132); "virtually all the millions of apostate Christendom have abased themselves before the mythical throne of a mythical Christ whom they vainly suppose to be a spirit essence who is incorporeal uncreated, immaterial and three-in-one with the Father and Holy Spirit" (Mormon Doctrine, p.269); "Gnosticism is one of the great pagan philosophies which antedated Christ and the Christian Era and which was later commingled with pure Christianity to form the apostate religion that has prevailed in the world since the early days of that era." (Mormon Doctrine, p.316).
 
 
 
President George Q. Cannon said: "After the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was organized, there were only two churches upon the earth. They were known respectively as the Church of the Lamb of God and Babylon. The various organizations which are called churches throughout Christendom, though differing in their creeds and organizations, have one common origin. They all belong to Babylon" (Gospel Truth, p.324).
 
 
President Wilford Woodruff stated: "the Gospel of modern Christendom shuts up the Lord, and stops all communication with Him. I want nothing to do with such a Gospel, I would rather prefer the Gospel of the dark ages, so called" (Journal of Discourses , vol. 2, p.196).

103 posted on 03/01/2012 8:58:45 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: DManA
If God decides to forgive Hitler that is none of my business.

Then WHY waste your valuable time in these threads??

Is it merely to point out problems with the LOGIC of the situtation?

104 posted on 03/01/2012 9:01:24 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: mylife
For the record, I have no hatred of Mormons.

It appears that the new folks haven't learned that equating HATRED for a HELLISH religion is NOT the same as HATRED for those deceived by those demons.

105 posted on 03/01/2012 9:05:21 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: Ken H
So is the Jewish religion, if the NT is literally true. Agreed?

Even the Christian 'religion' will send you to hell!

Get all caught up in the trappings and rituals and traditions and whatever, and FORGET your First Love and THEN see what happens to you!


John 6:28-29 (niv)

Then they asked him, “What must we do to do the works God requires?”

Jesus answered, “The work of God is this: to believe in the one he has sent.”

 


1 John 3:21-24

  Dear friends, if our hearts do not condemn us, we have confidence before God and receive from him anything we ask, because we keep his commands and do what pleases him.  And this is his command: to believe in the name of his Son, Jesus Christ, and to love one another as he commanded us.  The one who keeps God’s commands lives in him, and he in them. And this is how we know that he lives in us: We know it by the Spirit he gave us.


106 posted on 03/01/2012 9:09:08 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: Colofornian

As I said their practices are blasphomous. My only point is there is no reason for a Christian to be upset about it if they do it to you or a family member who died in Christ.

Have a little faith that God’s got it under control.


107 posted on 03/01/2012 9:09:15 AM PST by DManA
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To: JSDude1

he more I look at it the more the I see the “White Horse” of Mormonism


FINALLY, the White Horse has shown up! Took long enough!


108 posted on 03/01/2012 9:10:17 AM PST by magritte (Gladys Knight: Mormon Siren?)
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To: SZonian
Proposing that these rites, although not to be found anywhere in any scripture known to Christianity, are somehow “Christian” even in the face of the Biblical scripture that condemns the practice as paganism.

Heck; they cannot be found in any of OUR Scriptures; either!!

--MormonDude(What's up wit dat??)

109 posted on 03/01/2012 9:12:19 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: erkelly

What if a group went around, ‘flaping their gums’, that yer gramma was a WHORE on Main Street.

Why would THAT upset anyone; as it’s just talk...


110 posted on 03/01/2012 9:14:17 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: SZonian
11. We claim the privilege of worshiping Almighty God according to the dictates of our own conscience, and allow all men the same privilege, let them worship how, where, or what they may.

I kinda like #6 & 7.

The language is SO precise!!


Here is MORMONism's own creed:
 
 

Articles of Faith

The Articles of Faith outline 13 basic points of belief of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
The Prophet Joseph Smith first wrote them in a letter to John Wentworth, a newspaper editor,
in response to Mr. Wentworth's request to know what members of the Church believed.
They were subsequently published in Church periodicals.
They are now regarded as scripture and included in the Pearl of Great Price.

 
THE ARTICLES OF FAITH
OF THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS
History of the Church, Vol. 4, pp. 535—541
 
 

  1. We believe in God, the Eternal Father, and in His Son, Jesus Christ, and in the Holy Ghost.
  2. We believe that men will be punished for their own sins, and not for Adam's transgression.
  3. We believe that through the Atonement of Christ, all mankind may be saved, by obedience to the laws and ordinances of the Gospel.
  4. We believe that the first principles and ordinances of the Gospel are: first, Faith in the Lord Jesus Christ; second, Repentance; third, Baptism by immersion for the remission of sins; fourth, Laying on of hands for the gift of the Holy Ghost.
  5. We believe that a man must be called of God, by prophecy, and by the laying on of hands by those who are in authority, to preach the Gospel and administer in the ordinances thereof.
  6. We believe in the same organization that existed in the Primitive Church, namely, apostles, prophets, pastors, teachers, evangelists, and so forth.
  7. We believe in the gift of tongues, prophecy, revelation, visions, healing, interpretation of tongues, and so forth.
  8. We believe the Bible to be the word of God as far as it is translated correctly; we also believe the Book of Mormon to be the word of God.
  9. We believe all that God has revealed, all that He does now reveal, and we believe that He will yet reveal many great and important things pertaining to the Kingdom of God.
  10. We believe in the literal gathering of Israel and in the restoration of the Ten Tribes; that Zion (the New Jerusalem) will be built upon the American continent; that Christ will reign personally upon the earth; and, that the earth will be renewed and receive its paradisiacal glory.
  11. We claim the privilege of worshiping Almighty God according to the dictates of our own conscience, and allow all men the same privilege, let them worship how, where, or what they may.
  12. We believe in being subject to kings, presidents, rulers, and magistrates, in obeying, honoring, and sustaining the law.
  13. We believe in being honest, true, chaste, benevolent, virtuous, and in doing good to all men; indeed, we may say that we follow the admonition of Paul—We believe all things, we hope all things, we have endured many things, and hope to be able to endure all things. If there is anything virtuous, lovely, or of good report or praiseworthy, we seek after these things.

Joseph Smith


 

111 posted on 03/01/2012 9:19:51 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: DManA
It’s your own fault for going to the web site.
112 posted on 03/01/2012 9:20:53 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: Elsie
I try, almost every day, to explain MORMON heresy to Christians. whomever will listen!
113 posted on 03/01/2012 9:22:17 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: magritte
FINALLY, the White Horse has shown up! Took long enough!

He didn't want the jackass to be lonely.

114 posted on 03/01/2012 9:24:49 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: Elsie
...and so forth?????
115 posted on 03/01/2012 9:25:42 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: Elsie

Nah, you was already here serving up a heaping helping of cut-n-paste anti-Mormon Spam !!


116 posted on 03/01/2012 9:30:59 AM PST by magritte (Gladys Knight: Mormon Siren?)
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To: DManA
As I said their practices are blasphomous. My only point is there is no reason for a Christian to be upset about it if they do it to you or a family member who died in Christ.

I'm sorry, but to me this is a bit broader than what you keep trying to reduce it to -- which is either personal offense or personal offense on behalf of a deceased family member.

Take a visit sometime to where cult members have "flamed out" -- HeavensGate in CA; Jim Jones & almost 900 in Guyana; Koresh in Waco; others where people have died naturally...

Those are all wasted lives -- devoted to a personality cult.

Loyalty was transferred from God to the human personality; the true Gospel of the real Jesus Christ wasn't spread...

Marion Romney was in the 1960s one of the three highest-ranking Mormons...(a cousin of Mitt Romney's father, George).

At one point, Marion Romney said the Mormon church was "the Way, the Truth, and the Life" -- thereby usurping John 14:6...a statement applying to Jesus Christ -- and substituting the Mormon church.

That's what Baptism of the dead does. Joseph Smith once said that baptizing dead people was THE most important responsibility of the Mormon church. This is not just some sideline hobby of the Mormon church; they invest literally millions of man-hours in research, in temple rituals, travel, coallating data, etc. For what purpose? For something the apostle Paul said was "unprofitable."

The bottom line, DManA? We are supposed to love our neighbor. And when we see our neighbor wasting their lives away, it's more than simple "don't take personal offense." Loving our neighbor means putting ourselves in their place, and then asking, would I want this to happen to me...to my family members?

The answer with this practice is a definitive "no" for all the reasons I listed and more.

Friends don't let their friends drive their lives as if to dunk a proxy was the most important responsibility in this life.

That is Christianless religiosity.

117 posted on 03/01/2012 10:31:57 AM PST by Colofornian (An anti-FREEPER: That's a poster who says, "Let's elect one socialist to beat another!")
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To: magritte; Elsie
(To Elz) Nah, you was already here serving up a heaping helping of cut-n-paste anti-Mormon Spam !!

Well, since you rarely vary in your one-line drivel, Mag, you might as well compact it into cut & pastes, saving some time in the process.

Then you could keep churning out your cut-n-paste anti-anti-Mormon spam!

118 posted on 03/01/2012 10:35:54 AM PST by Colofornian (An anti-FREEPER: That's a poster who says, "Let's elect one socialist to beat another!")
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To: Colofornian
Christianless religiosity

I really like that description. It describes mormonism to a "T".

119 posted on 03/01/2012 10:41:09 AM PST by greyfoxx39 (If mormonism is Christianity, then "off" is a TV channel.)
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To: DManA

These Christians that you are fighting have helped save Mormon souls on these threads, you fight the Christians and want them to stop.

Why you are dedicating your efforts and energy to Mormonism is puzzling.


120 posted on 03/01/2012 10:59:34 AM PST by ansel12 (Newt Gingrich knows how to deconstruct Obama in a head to head race, and that is what it will take.)
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To: Elsie
Matt. 24

20The young man saith unto him, All these things have I kept from my youth up: what lack I yet?

21Jesus said unto him, If thou wilt be perfect, go and sell that thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come and follow me.

22But when the young man heard that saying, he went away sorrowful: for he had great possessions.

23Then said Jesus unto his disciples, Verily I say unto you, That a rich man shall hardly enter into the kingdom of heaven.

24And again I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.

_______________________________________________________

When you sold your possessions and gave to the poor, was there much paper work involved? Did you need an attorney, or was the process simple enough that you did it without help?What have you found to be the hardest thing about being poor?

121 posted on 03/01/2012 11:17:18 AM PST by Ken H (Austerity is the irresistible force. Entitlements are the immovable object.)
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To: Ken H

Make that Matt 19.


122 posted on 03/01/2012 11:50:03 AM PST by Ken H (Austerity is the irresistible force. Entitlements are the immovable object.)
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To: magritte

123 posted on 03/01/2012 12:19:52 PM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: magritte
Nah, you was already here serving up a heaping helping of cut-n-paste anti-Mormon Spam !!

So true!

All of them MORMON quotes and 'scripture' at #99, 103, 111 would REALLY turn someone off from being a mormon all right!

124 posted on 03/01/2012 12:22:50 PM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: Ken H
When you sold your possessions and gave to the poor, was there much paper work involved?

Did you need an attorney, or was the process simple enough that you did it without help?

What have you found to be the hardest thing about being poor?

 
 
Matt. 24

20The young man saith unto him, All these things have I kept from my youth up: what lack I yet?

21Jesus said unto him, If thou wilt be perfect, go and sell that thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come and follow me.

22But when the young man heard that saying, he went away sorrowful: for he had great possessions.

23Then said Jesus unto his disciples, Verily I say unto you, That a rich man shall hardly enter into the kingdom of heaven.

24And again I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.

 

 

You have somehow confused ME with this THOU person.

 

Is ALL of your bible knowledge this misapplied?

125 posted on 03/01/2012 12:27:43 PM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: Ken H
Make that Matt 19.

I rest my case...

126 posted on 03/01/2012 12:29:02 PM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: Colofornian
There's just GOT to be something ANTI-mormonISM about THIS!!








127 posted on 03/01/2012 12:37:11 PM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: DManA

Hey, sweetie you forgot the sarcasm tag. Just a heads up.


128 posted on 03/01/2012 1:02:33 PM PST by svcw (Only difference between Romney & BH is one thinks he will be god & other one thinks he already is.)
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To: svcw

Thanks punk’n.


129 posted on 03/01/2012 1:04:51 PM PST by DManA
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To: ansel12
I'm not fighting them. I think they are making themselves miserable for no good reason. Make it three times now: These Mormon ceremonies are blasphemous.
130 posted on 03/01/2012 1:08:47 PM PST by DManA
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To: DManA
Yet, you are agitated by people exposing mormonism and its practices.
Maybe you shouldn't have gotten on this web site.
131 posted on 03/01/2012 1:18:26 PM PST by svcw (Only difference between Romney & BH is one thinks he will be god & other one thinks he already is.)
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To: svcw

Maybe you should read my posts more carefully.


132 posted on 03/01/2012 1:30:37 PM PST by DManA
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To: Elsie
You have somehow confused ME with this THOU person.

You left a few words unreddened:

23 Then said Jesus unto his disciples, Verily I say unto you, That a rich man shall hardly enter into the kingdom of heaven.

24 And again I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.

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By any current or historical measure, most people in the Western world are rich. You have material things that were not available to rich men at any price 2,000 years ago. I'm afraid if the NT is literally true, you'll be joining most of the rest of humanity in the lake of fire!

133 posted on 03/01/2012 2:18:22 PM PST by Ken H (Austerity is the irresistible force. Entitlements are the immovable object.)
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To: Ken H
I'm afraid if the NT is literally true, you'll be joining most of the rest of humanity in the lake of fire!

And I'm afraid of your logic leaps.

Tell me; from your crystal ball; whether I am in the 99% or the 1% that's been in the news lately.

134 posted on 03/01/2012 2:42:47 PM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: Colofornian

I’ll work on mixing it up. The anti-Mormons are one-trick ponies... sometimes it’s easy to fall down to their kindergarten level ... I’ll work on it ... thanks !!!


135 posted on 03/01/2012 3:08:28 PM PST by magritte (Gladys Knight: Mormon Siren?)
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To: Colofornian

You ask: why do only choose to agree with the apostle Paul on one of his three points?

Answer: because that sardonic Jewish Carpenter once reprimanded the apostles over such nit picking.(Mark 9 39).

and because most of the LDS that I know are actually seeking to serve God with their whole heart soul and mind. Many are ex christians whose churches turned to follow the world.

And we Catholics believe in “baptism of desire”: That when a person seeks by his actions to follow God in a just life and helps his neighbor, he is really seeking God and serving Him. (Matthew 25:31).

and no, I don’t see it harming a 12 year old to be baptized in proxy...I’ve seen 12 year olds on drugs, being sexually abused, worrying about the lastest stuff they will nag their parents to buy, etc. so why should I worry when the kids offer to get wet help someone in heaven?

as for that “live a bad life and then get into heaven the last minute”: I don’t think it works that way. But then we Catholics hold that death bed conversions will get us to heaven,and that pesky carpenter mentioned the same thing (Matthew 20) so why should I criticize another church that seeks the same chance for someone they love or care about?

So they baptize the dead, and I pray that my loved ones get out of purgatory, and both of us are praying that these folks find salvation and the love of God.

There is a difference between respecting someone’s beliefs and agreeing with them, you know. There will be enough persecution of all people of faith if Obama gets reelected, so I wouldn’t worry about fellow travelers to heaven just because the “deep doctrines” are a bit off...


136 posted on 03/01/2012 6:03:36 PM PST by LadyDoc
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To: Mr. K
why would the mormons be doing something that seems so... stupid?
137 posted on 03/01/2012 6:13:26 PM PST by Gamecock (Celebrating 17,133 replies of dubious quality!)
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To: MindBender26
No disrespect to my fellow Christians, but have you ever tried to explain our religion to someone steeped in one of the Oriental religions.

Someone is having a huge degree of success explaining just that in China and Korea.

138 posted on 03/01/2012 6:16:34 PM PST by Gamecock (Celebrating 17,133 replies of dubious quality!)
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To: LadyDoc
Nice. You are Catholic and don't have a problem with mormonism
because you know some mormons. Double whammy denial or I am
not a mormon but......
139 posted on 03/01/2012 6:36:09 PM PST by svcw (Only difference between Romney & BH is one thinks he will be god & other one thinks he already is.)
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To: magritte
The anti-Mormons are one-trick ponies...

You only have one trick?

Who knew!

140 posted on 03/01/2012 6:40:40 PM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: magritte

Still you have never posted/referenced any anti-mormon post, why?
All you seem to do is defend mormonism, why?


142 posted on 03/01/2012 7:07:58 PM PST by svcw (Only difference between Romney & BH is one thinks he will be god & other one thinks he already is.)
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To: svcw
All you seem to do is defend mormonism, why?

WWND?

143 posted on 03/02/2012 3:08:52 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: svcw
All you seem to do is defend mormonism, why?

Smugness?

Since he considers JUDISM to be the TRUE religion (and evidently the subset of it, Noahide, to be the BEST) he considers Christians as fools for ADDING to scripture (the OT) and then them complaining that MORMONs did the same.


Doesn't really have any MONEY bet on the underdog, just wants to tease the UBERdog.

144 posted on 03/02/2012 3:17:32 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: Elsie

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145 posted on 03/02/2012 7:25:21 AM PST by greyfoxx39 (If Jesus returned today the mormon church would try to sell him a condo in their billion-dollar mall)
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To: Colofornian

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/03/01/media-faces-backlash-after-taking-swipes-at-candidates-religions/?test=latestnews


146 posted on 03/02/2012 10:08:10 AM PST by BlueMoose
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To: BlueMoose
"To marginalize or demean someone because they actually have a faith that impacts their decisions, that's going too far," he said.

That's what we ANTIs have been saying all along!

(And what MORMONs have been DENYING all along!)

147 posted on 03/02/2012 12:04:23 PM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: Colofornian

These wackos did this to my sister, who BTW was baptized a catholic. This is vulturey at its core. Not to mention, its unwanted, and ghoulish. It’s this sort of nonsense that solidifies my belief that mormons are nuts.


148 posted on 03/02/2012 12:30:38 PM PST by Brasky
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To: Colofornian

These wackos did this to my sister, who BTW was baptized a catholic. This is vulturey at its core. Not to mention, its unwanted, and ghoulish. It’s this sort of nonsense that solidifies my belief that mormons are nuts. Searching the obituaries for deceased to posthumously “baptize” people, is offensive to the core.


149 posted on 03/02/2012 12:32:46 PM PST by Brasky
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To: svcw

yeah. I have had Mormons and Wiccans and African witch doctors and the keeper of the sacred pipe among my patients, not to mention gays, lesbians, child molesters, and drug addicts.

I don’t “have a problem” with them...they are all folks for whom Jesus died.

Or are you asking if I don’t agree with the theology of the LDS church? Yes, I do, but that doesn’t mean I won’t defend them against unfair attacks, when all they are doing is trying to save a person’s soul (according to their beliefs).

Theologically I think baptizing the dead won’t work, but on a human level, it is a way of showing love and concern for others who have died, on the same level as holding a feast/memorial for the dead in Africa to put the spirit to rest, or Catholic having a mass said for someone who died.

and I can’t see Jesus getting his knickers in a knot about it. Paul would, but Jesus wasn’t that dogmatic.


150 posted on 03/02/2012 2:13:33 PM PST by LadyDoc
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