What Are Mormons Saying Behind Your Back?
Volume 1: Bigot Young
10 Beliefs of the "Prophet" whom the Mormons revere so much that they named their flagship university after him: Brigham Young
by Timothy Lee Unrine
The Mormon Church is quick to point out that the Journal of Discourses ARE NOT official scriptures or doctrines of the Mormon church; however, these are the ramblings of their prophets and counselors to their prophets.
These comments show how the MORMONS REALLY view the outside, non-Mormon world. These are what Mormons are saying about Christians and other non-Mormons when our backs are turned.
How do you really know how someone feels about you? Find out what they say behind your back.
BRIGHAM SAYS: CHRISTIANS ARE JUST IGNORANT
"We may very properly say that the sectarian world do not know anything correctly, so far as pertains to salvation. Ask them where heaven is?- where they are going to when they die?-where Paradise is! -and there is not a priest in the world that can answer your questions. Ask them what kind of a being our Heavenly Father is, and they cannot tell you so much as Balaam's ass told him. They are more ignorant than children." (Brigham Young, Journal of Discourses, Volume 5, Page 229).
BRIGHAM SAYS: THERE WASN'T ANY IMMACULATE CONCEPTION - The Holy Ghost didn't "visit" upon the Virgin Mary; rather, God took a physical form and came to "know" Mary in the "biblical" sense of the word.
"I have given you a few leading items upon this subject, but a great deal more remains to be told. Now, remember from this time forth, and for ever, that Jesus Christ was not begotten by the Holy Ghost." (Brigham Young - Journal of Discourses, vol. 1, p. 51).
BRIGHAM SAYS: IF YOU DON'T ACKNOWLEDGE JOSEPH SMITH AS PROPHET -You can't get into heaven.
"no man or woman in this dispensation will ever enter into the celestial kingdom of God without the consent of Joseph Smith. From the day that the Priesthood was taken from the earth to the winding-up scene of all things, every man and woman must have the certificate of Joseph Smith, junior, as a passport to their entrance into the mansion where God and Christ are—I with you and you with me. I cannot go there without his consent.. (Brigham Young - Journal of Discourses, Vol. 7, p.282-91)
BRIGHAM SAYS: THEIR ARE MEN LIVING ON THE MOON - NASA must have just landed in the wrong areas during the Apollo program.
"Who can tell us of the inhabitants of this little planet that shines of an evening, called the moon?...when you inquire about the inhabitants of that sphere you find that the most learned are as ignorant in regard to them as the ignorant of their fellows. So it is in regard to the inhabitants of the sun. Do you think it is inhabited? I rather think it is. Do you think there is any life there? No question of it; it was not made in vain." (Brigham Young - Journal of Discourses, vol. 13, p. 271)
WHITE HORSE PROPHECY OFFICIALLY DOESN'T EXIST - But Brigham Young predicts that Mormons will save America (the Constitution) from destruction.
Will the Constitution be destroyed? No: it will be held inviolate by this people; and, as Joseph Smith said, "The time will come when the destiny of the nation will hang upon a single thread. At that critical juncture, this people will step forth and save it from the threatened destruction." It will be so.
With regard to the doings of our fathers and the Constitution of the United States, I have to say, they present to us a glorious prospect in the future, but one we cannot attain to until the present abuses in the Government are corrected. (Brigham Young, Journal of Discourses, Vol 7, pg 15)
BRIGHAM SAYS: THERE ARE MANY GODS.
"How many Gods there are, I do not know. But there never was a time when there were not Gods and worlds, and when men were not passing through the same ordeals that we are now passing through. That course has been from all eternity, and it is and will be to all eternity. You cannot comprehend this; but when you can, it will be to you a matter of great consolation" (Brigham Young, Journal of Discourses Volume 7 page :334).
BRIGHAM SAYS: YOUNG SAYS THAT MORMONS WILL BECOME GODS.
"The Lord created you and me for the purpose of becoming Gods like Himself; when we have been proved in our present capacity, and been faithful with all things He puts into our possession. We are created, we are born for the express purpose of growing up from the low estate of manhood, to become Gods like unto our Father in heaven. That is the truth about it, just as it is" (Brigham Young, Journal of Discourses Volume 3, page 93).
BRIGHAM SAYS: CHRISTIANS ARE LIKE A SHIP WITHOUT A RUDDER OR COMPASS - Lost and moving without direction or destination.
"The Christian world, I discovered, was like the captain and crew of a vessel on the ocean without a compass, and tossed to and fro whithersoever the wind listed to blow them. When the light came to me, I saw that all the so-called Christian world was grovelling in darkness." (Brigham Young, Journal of Discourses, Volume 5, Page 73).
BRIGHAM SAYS: Mormons ARE Christians! It is Christians who AREN'T Christians.
"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" (Brigham Young,
Journal of Discourses Volume 10, page 230).
BRIGHAM SAYS: CHRISTIANS ARE HEATHENS AND LACK SALVATION
"The Christian world, so-called, are heathens as to the knowledge of the salvation of God" - (Brigham Young, Journal of Discourses, Volume 8, page 171
So what are Mormons saying BEHIND YOUR BACK? These "I'm A Mormon" commercials are misleading. If you really want to know a man, and his religion; what are they saying behind your back, unofficially. We all know officially it is SPIN, politically-correct rhetoric. I'll highlight another set of ten enlightenments each Sunday in this series.
Timothy Lee Unrine