Flashcards in Mormonism Deck (28)
What are the Positives of Mormonism?
Central Leadership, Evangelism, Respectable, Hardline about Giving
Who is the founder and when was he born?
Joseph Smith Jr. 1805
When did he receive his first vision?
When did he receive his second vision?
What was it?
1823 the angel Maroni gave him the Egyptian golden plates, which became the Book of Mormon
What is a scripture that directly refutes the origination of Mormonism?
When were the plates translated? Who claimed it was?
When was it made available to purchase?
March 26, 1830
When and where was the first Mormon church established?
April 6, 1830 Fayette, New York
Where did thy move to?
After Joseph was arrested, where did he move?
What was the name of the paper mill that the Mormons ransacked? And why
Nauvoo Expositor, for publishing anti Mormon material in the paper.
When and how was Joseph Smith killed?
1844-a mob shot him to death after shooting a couple of people himself. To this day they consider him a martyr 39yr old
What was he motivated by? What was a controversial teaching? What was it called?
By the will of men
Pearl o great price
Who Succeeded Joseph? And when?
Brigham Young 1847
What did Brigham Young do for the Mormon Church?
Changed the doctrine to be more acceptable and moved them to Salt Lake, Utah in July, 24 1847
When did Brigham Young die? How big was the church?
What is to 2 groups of Mormonism?
The Latter Day Saints
What is their present geographic expansion?
15.1 million members
189 published languages
182 countries receiving humanitarian aid
11,925 welfare services missionaries
What is their doctrinal authority?
The Book of Mormon
Doctrine and covenants
Pearl of great price
Mowed on day prophets, continued revelation
1. There are many gods
3. Celestial Marriage
1. There are many Gods
There goal is to become gods
Joseph Smith jr. King Folett Discourse
Must have faith in God, Jesus, Joseph, and Brogham
- don't believe in Hell
- everyone will end up in one of the 3 levels of Heaven
3. Celestial Marriage
- own your own planet have wives be your own God
Refuting the doctrinal authority
- no one has authority to change doctrine
- all teachings must support each other
Refuting 1.there are many gods
- only one God
- Jesus is the one true God
- Jesus is the exact representation
- the trinity!
There is a hell
- Jesus talks about it 46 different times
Refuting 3.Celestial Marriage
- no marriage in Heaven