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What are the Positives of Mormonism?

Central Leadership, Evangelism, Respectable, Hardline about Giving

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Who is the founder and when was he born?

Joseph Smith Jr. 1805

2

When did he receive his first vision?

1820

3

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

4

What is a scripture that directly refutes the origination of Mormonism?

Galatians 1:8

5

When were the plates translated? Who claimed it was?

1830-Marvin Harris

6

When was it made available to purchase?

March 26, 1830

7

When and where was the first Mormon church established?

April 6, 1830 Fayette, New York

8

Where did thy move to?

Kirtland, Ohio

9

After Joseph was arrested, where did he move?

Nauvoo, Illinois

10

What was the name of the paper mill that the Mormons ransacked? And why

Nauvoo Expositor, for publishing anti Mormon material in the paper.

11

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

12

What was he motivated by? What was a controversial teaching? What was it called?

By the will of men
Polygamy
Pearl o great price

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Who Succeeded Joseph? And when?

Brigham Young 1847

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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

15

When did Brigham Young die? How big was the church?

1877, 150,000

16

What is to 2 groups of Mormonism?

Reformists
The Latter Day Saints

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What is their present geographic expansion?

15.1 million members
29,253 congregations
189 published languages
83,000 missionaries
182 countries receiving humanitarian aid
11,925 welfare services missionaries
4 universities

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What is their doctrinal authority?

The Book of Mormon
Doctrine and covenants
Pearl of great price
Mowed on day prophets, continued revelation

19

Core beliefs?

1. There are many gods
2. Salvation
3. Celestial Marriage

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Exolain
1. There are many Gods

There goal is to become gods

Joseph Smith jr. King Folett Discourse
Pg. 8-10

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2. Salvation

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

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3. Celestial Marriage

- own your own planet have wives be your own God

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Refuting the doctrinal authority

Galatians 1:8-9
- no one has authority to change doctrine

Ephesians 2:18-19
- all teachings must support each other

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Refuting 1.there are many gods

Ephesians 4:3-6
- only one God
- Jesus is the one true God

Hebrews 1:1-3
- Jesus is the exact representation
- the trinity!

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Refuting 2.Salvation

There is a hell
- Jesus talks about it 46 different times

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Refuting 3.Celestial Marriage

Mark 12:24-27
- no marriage in Heaven

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Is there any archeological evidence to prove Mormonism?

NO!