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Jer 10:23 I know, O Lord, that the way of man is not in himself, that it is not in man who walks to direct his steps.;

Prov 14:12 There is a way that SEEMS right to a man, but its end is the way to death.;

Hosea 4:6 My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; because you have rejected knowledge, I reject you from being a priest to me. And since you have forgotten the law of your God, I also will forget your children.;

Micah 7:5 Put no trust in a neighbor; have no confidence in a friend; guard the doors of your mouth from her who lies in your arms;

Matt 7:21 “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.

22 On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many mighty works in your name?’

23 And then will I declare to them, I‘I never knew you; depart from me, you workers of lawlessness.’

III. Edits-Edits:

@Nelson (1st comment):

@ Nelson (1st comment):

I'm not new to LDS beliefs (also, I have even been to the Salt Lake City temple). Before you read my new postscomments please take the time to carefully reread my previous list of Bible references.

Jer 23:28 Let the prophet who has a dream tell the dream, but let him who has my word speak my word faithfully. What has straw in common with wheat? declares the Lord.

The truth is complete, fully contained within the Bible itself.The truth is complete, fully contained within the Bible itself. It is why we are warned and instructed to not go beyond what is already written in the Bible itself. Clearly, Smith proves by his writings, whether he intended to or not, that he went far beyond what he thought he perceived as misinterpretation of the Bible text.

The problem is that the more Smith got off in his own direction and misinterpretation the more he compounded the false claims he started with, whereas. Whereas, a true reformation would have come by starting with and staying with what was instructed in the Bible. In other words, misinterpretation was because of human error and by their relaxing their guard orand/or becoming lazy regardinginstead of staying to the course in, making sure what they taught and did was securely in line with Biblical teaching.

It was not due to the Bible being wrongly translated or just being misinterpreted, which Smith did not understand. Just because you can confess with your lips that Jesus is our Redeemer it does not mean that your heart is not far away from the truth of who Jesus is nor how to follow Him (truly, from within your heart not by more of an outward or mechanical motion or what you think Jesus wants from you or wants you to do). (ESV) Isaiah 29:13 And the Lord said: “Because this people draw near with their mouth and honor me with their lips, while their hearts are far from me, and their fear of me is a commandment taught by men,

These verses also apply to Isaiah 29:13:

Isaiah 29:13 And the Lord said: “Because this people draw near with their mouth and honor me with their lips, while their hearts are far from me, and their fear of me is a commandment taught by men,

Matt 7:21-23, 21 “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. 22 On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many mighty works in your name?’ 23 And then will I declareThese verses also apply to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from me, you workers of lawlessness.’Isaiah 29:13:

James 2:19 You believe that God is one; you do well. Even the demons believe—and shudder!

Matt 7:21 “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.

22 On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many mighty works in your name?’

23 And then will I declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from me, you workers of lawlessness.’

James 2:19 You believe that God is one; you do well. Even the demons believe—and shudder!

The point is that lots of people think that Jesus is the Son of God. It does not mean that they really know Him. Rather, they know of Him, that He probably existed or even that He did exist, not much else, especially on the proper personal level.

@ Nelson (2nd comment): At this point I think its best to put forth the actual God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit's correct relationship as the Trinitarian concept is in fact incorrect as are other concepts concerning this matter. Perhaps we can then more easily see whats wrong with other beliefs. These things are hard to understand. The correct relationship is as follows:

@ Nelson (2nd comment):

Jesus is the Son of God, Lamb of God and King of kings=He has Deity as His Father has =we are to also worship Him but Jesus isn't His Father: The Trinity Doctrine (TD) is wrong (NOTE [for those told otherwise]: the word Bible doesn't affect interpretation-the TD does). Unfortunately, people CONFUSE TRUTH (this offends many)/HATE.

III. TRINITY DOCTRINE

The TD claims there are 3 CO-EQUAL heads=1At this point I think its best to put forth the actual God. However, ifJesus and the 3 are not equalHoly Spirit's correct relationship as the TD does not and cannot apply - its null and voidTrinitarian concept is in fact incorrect as are other concepts concerning this matter. Sadly, people use only a few verses and/orPerhaps we can then more easily see whats wrong with other beliefs. These things are not carefulhard to read verses in whole Bible contextunderstand. 1Cor 4:6 =don't add or omit things from the Bible textThe correct relationship is as follows:

Jesus is the Son of God, Lamb of God and King of kings=He has Deity as His Father has =we are to also worship Him but Jesus isn't His Father: The TDTrinity Doctrine (as are other conceptsTD) is a roadblock to true Bible interpretationwrong (In part the Catholic church got the TD idea from Pagans. Others [ie. JWs, lds, islam, moonies and others] figured outNOTE [for those told otherwise]: the word Bible doesn't affect interpretation-the TD is in error but they did not know our true God, Son and Holy Spirit relationship)=they didn't know Jesus (as their claims indicatedoes). They never rightly went to nor learned to trust and rightly follow Jesus. Who knows more about a houseUnfortunately, the Builder or people whom moved in later?people CONFUSE TRUTH (this offends many)/HATE.

1. JESUS: God's Son [His Word not God's Body {Christ's Spiritual Body=believers in Him}=John 1:1], equals the pure essence of God [He was and is not an angel as JWs claim - Heb 1:2 The TD claims there are 3 CO-6] neitehr when in flesh nor in HeavenEQUAL heads=1 God. Jesus wasHowever, if the 3 are not replacing nor was He ever equal to His Fatherthe TD does not and cannot apply (see John 5:30; Phlp 2:6-7; Col 2:9) its null and void. Jesus (His Spirit existed with God from before the universe existed) is the closest we get to know infinite God in flesh (onlySadly, people use only a vessel =God's 1st creation part -something like being God's voice-box - not just some created being as LDSfew verses and JWs believe)/or are not careful to deliver eternal truthread verses in personwhole Bible context. - John 141 Cor 4:6 =don't add or omit things from the Bible text:7 (stoops to our level so to speak).

Born of human womanThe TD (for His earthly missionas are other concepts), Jesus is a separate person-entityroadblock to true Bible interpretation (He has His own soul [what makes a person an individual]In part the Catholic church got the TD idea from Pagans. Others [ie. JWs, lds, islam, moonies and given a human body -and Mary ISN'T God's mother)others] figured out the TD is in error but God gave Jesus authority to be treated as His Father (conceived of God's Holy Spirit =fullness of DEITY [He deserves worship -Matt 14:33; 28:9] -SIR-NAMEthey did not know our true God =Jesus' birthright, reward as God's Son and to sit at God's right handHoly Spirit relationship)=they didn't know Jesus (as their claims indicate). In conception, God and Mary gave part of eachThey never rightly went to Jesus' lifenor learned to trust and rightly follow Jesus. Who knows more about a house, the Builder or people whom moved in later?

To rightly know Jesus starts at John 1:1. W/o a language God couldn't reason, know His thoughts, create a universe, life nor talk to others. So Jn 1:1 names Jesus as God's language. Created in God's image, man has the same limits. Despite how primitive most organisms need language to function and live with others.

1. JESUS:

Your languageJesus is God's Son [His Word not God's Body (always part of you) can't usurp your authority{Christ's Spiritual Body =believers in Him} =John 1:1], act on its ownequals the pure essence of God [He was and never tells you what to dois not an angel as JWs claim -Heb 1:2-6] neitehr when in flesh nor in Heaven. Therefore, Jesus' claims are trueJesus was not replacing nor was He ever equal to His Father (Jn 5:19,30; 8:28see John 5:30; Phlp 2:6-7; Col 2:9). Jesus -a student(His Spirit existed with God from before the universe existed) is never greater than his teacher. Your words pass understanding of youthe closest we get to your son. If your son learns all you teach him, heknow infinite God in effect becomesflesh (only a vessel =God's 1st creation part -something like/is you for all intents being God's voice-box -not just some created being as LDS and purposesJWs believe) to deliver eternal truth in person -John 14:7 (stoops to our level so to speak). For obeying you

Born of human woman (for His earthly mission), you canJesus is a separate person-entity (He has His own soul [what makes a person an individual] and given a human body -and Mary ISN'T God's mother) but God gave Jesus authority to be treated as His Father (conceived of God's Holy Spirit =fullness of DEITY [He deserves worship -Matt 14:33; 28:9] -SIR-NAME God =Jesus' birthright, reward him the highest positionas God's Son and to sit at God's right hand). In conception, your authorityGod and Mary gave part of each to Jesus' life.

To rightly know Jesus starts at John 1:1. W/o a language God couldn't reason, know His thoughts, create a universe, life nor talk to others. So Jn 1:1 names Jesus as God's language. Created in God's image, man has the same limits. Despite how primitive most organisms need language to function and live with others.

Your language (always part of you) can't usurp your authority, act on its own and never tells you what to do. Therefore, Jesus' claims are true (Jn 5:19,30; 8:28) -a student is never greater than his teacher. Your words pass understanding of you to your son. If your son learns all you teach him, he in effect becomes like/is you for all intents and purposes. For obeying you, you can reward him the highest position, your authority.

Rom 5:19 -Adam's sin made many sinners but by Jesus' obedience many are to be righteous -Jn 12:49; 14:28-29; Lk 6:40; Col 1:15 -Jesus is in God's image by rightly obeying God; Heb 5:7-8; Lk 2:52 -Mk 13:32; 20:23; Phil 2:6; Jn 17; 15:1 =God NEVER BECAME His Son.

Rom 5:19 Adam's sin made many sinners but by Jesus' obedience many are to be righteous.

2. GODREF: Jn 12:49; 14:28-29; Lk 6:40; Col 1:15 Only 1 GOD can occupy infinity =God of Israel =no other legit gods exist (HE CAN'T DIE EVER and doesn't fit into an earthly body). God has ULTIMATE AUTHORITY Jesus and the Holy Spirit do not have. Only God knows the day and hour for the end -Mt 24:36 and appoints who sits with Him. God has a soul like us (makes Him an individual -ie. a cell nucleus only Spiritual). All 3 are 1 in Spirit [of God] but Jesus and the Holy Spirit submit fully to God. Being 1 doesnt apply to differenceJesus is in authority =no TD application.God's image by rightly obeying God; Heb 5:7-8; Lk 2:52 -Mk 13:32; 20:23; Phil 2:6; Jn 17; 15:1 =God NEVER BECAME His Son.

3. the HOLY SPIRIT: -is God's "Spiritual body" (God is Spirit -to be 100% pure the Holy Spirit [no form] MUST occupy true infinity (360 deg) =no flaws, =always existed - you can move over or make a space to create a univeerse separate from yourself and create borders and rule where you want to), acts on God's command =Jn 16:13 -body, voice & ears act on God's will -same for our body). The Holy Spirit can be called "He" (generic) as you can be called he(even if your ID is known). The Holy Spirit is more than deliverer of God's power, works and the word through Jesus (Jn 1:1-5; 4:23). Only the eternal truth, forever unchanged keeps God perfect =SEAMLESS Garment.

2. GOD:

The point is many religious people started off with wrong beliefs, trusted in misinterpretations told to them alongOnly one GOD can occupy infinity =God of Israel =no other legit gods exist (HE CAN'T DIE EVER and doesn't fit into an earthly body). God has ULTIMATE AUTHORITY Jesus and the wayHoly Spirit do not have. Some started religions, often never double or triple checking what they thought was true or they allowed their desiresOnly God knows the day and agendas or other influences to rule their decisions, some intentionallyhour for the end -Mt 24:36 and appoints who sits with Him. Many wellGod has a soul like us (makes Him an individual -meaning people were taken in along the wayie. Over many centuries many followed suit or zeroeda cell nucleus only Spiritual). All 3 are 1 in on few wrong things and made the mistake ofSpirit [of God] but Jesus and the Holy Spirit submit fully to God. Being 1 doesn't apply to difference in authority =the TD does not making the Bible an every day guide for correction of things overlooked by those around themapply. Will we do the same or will we check everything even if we thought some things were right up to now?

Many a religious organization will continue down wrong paths no matter what is toldAs long as 1 true full 360 degrees (in all directions) infinity exists (which the Bible proves it exists) two or shown to themmore full infinities cannot exist nor can two Gods occupy the same infinity. Some stay their course and perhaps patchOnly a few things or even claim they have received new light or revelations but the wise will find the real path to JesusSpirit can occupy true full infinity. The point is the truthEverything having physical properties is complete within the Biblemeasurable. Anything extra-Biblical is wrong by its very existenceInfinity cannot be measured.

@ Nelson (3rd comment): Again, because the Trinity Doctrine is wrong, it does not follow nor justify one making a whole new or different non-Biblical concept nor does it make them legitimate. Unfortunately for LDS, there are so many things that they believe and do that have nothing to do with actual Bible concepts, it makes LDS, in its entirety, false and fully beyond actual Biblical teaching.

3. the HOLY SPIRIT:

The only way out of such a mess requires that those who want to follow our real God and Jesus get out of false religion and seek our real Jesus with all their heart and soulHoly Spirit is God's "Spiritual body" (God is Spirit -to be 100% pure the Holy Spirit [no form] MUST occupy true infinity (360 deg. Sadly, many will never do thatin all directions) =no flaws, deciding not=always existed -you can move over or make a space within Yourself to step out of what has becomecreate a securityuniveerse separate from yourself and comfort zone forcreate borders & rules where you want them (false though it is). The Holy Spirit acts on God's command:

Jn 16:13 When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth, for he will not speak on his own authority, but whatever he hears he will speak, and he will declare to you the things that are to come.

Jesus saidGod's body, "So not judge by appearances but judge with right judgmentvoice & ears act on God's will -same for our body)." The Holy Spirit can be called "He" (generic) as you can be called he(Jn 7:24even if your ID is known). He did not say not to judge at allThe Holy Spirit is more than deliverer of God's power, works and the word through Jesus (Jn 1:1-5; 4:23). Only the eternal truth, forever unchanged keeps God perfect =SEAMLESS Garment. 

The real Bible messagepoint is: Don't judge for many religious people started off with wrong reasons nor judgebeliefs, trusted in misinterpretations told to make yourself look better than anotherthem along the way. Some started religions, often never double or fortriple checking what they thought was true or they allowed their desires and agendas or other influences to rule their decisions, some intentionally. Many well-meaning people were taken in along the purposeway. Over many centuries many followed suit. Many zeroed in on few wrong things and made the mistake of lording it over others or fornot making the sakeBible an every day guide for correction of judging. THere arethings overlooked by those who will not make judgments simply because theyaround them. Will we do not want to upset the apple cartsame or buck the "status quo"will we check everything even if we thought some things were right up to now?

Many a religious organization will continue down wrong paths no matter what is told or shown to them. Some stay their course and perhaps patch a few things or even claim they have received new light or revelations but the wise wantwill find the real path to learnJesus. The point is the true purposetruth is complete within the Bible. Anything extra-Biblical regarding changing God's and Jesus' actual Biblical teaching is wrong by its very existence.

@ Nelson (3rd comment):

Again, because the Trinity Doctrine is wrong, it does not follow nor justify one making a whole new or different non-Biblical concept nor does it make them legitimate. Unfortunately for what Jesus taughtLDS, there are so many things that they believe and do that have nothing to do with actual Bible concepts, it makes LDS, in its entirety, false and fully beyond actual Biblical teaching.

The only way out of such a mess requires that those who want to follow our real God and Jesus get out of false religion and seek our real Jesus with all their heart and soul. Sadly, many will never do that, deciding not to step out of what has become a security and comfort zone for them (false though it is).

@ DanielJesus said, "Do not judge by appearances but judge with right judgment." (4th comment)Jn 7:24). He did not say not to judge at all. The real Bible message is: Don't judge for wrong reasons nor judge to make yourself look better than another or for the purpose of lording it over others or for the sake of judging. There are those who will not make judgments simply because they do not want to upset the apple cart or buck the "status quo" but the wise want to learn the true purpose for what Jesus taught.

@ Daniel (4th comment):

Because someone's beliefs and claims are in part or in whole wrong does not mean they cannot see "holes" in another's beliefs or claims (and yes sometimes they may have their judgment wrong in whole or in part). It would be better if they would carefully examine their own beliefs to weed out what they got wrong from various sources but many won't. If one is wise, they won't allow themselves to get caught up in wrong teaching as they do not want to be mislead. Sadly, both the LDS and the JWs (and others) got so far away from what the Bible actually says I doubt that either would be willing to dump their entire teaching and start over. The same goes for many mainstream churches. Thanks for looking that verse upup for me.

Jer 10:23 I know, O Lord, that the way of man is not in himself, that it is not in man who walks to direct his steps.;

Prov 14:12 There is a way that SEEMS right to a man, but its end is the way to death.;

Hosea 4:6 My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; because you have rejected knowledge, I reject you from being a priest to me. And since you have forgotten the law of your God, I also will forget your children.;

Micah 7:5 Put no trust in a neighbor; have no confidence in a friend; guard the doors of your mouth from her who lies in your arms;

Matt 7:21 “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.

22 On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many mighty works in your name?’

23 And then will I declare to them, I never knew you; depart from me, you workers of lawlessness.’

III. Edits:

@Nelson (1st comment):

I'm not new to LDS beliefs (also, I have even been to the Salt Lake City temple). Before you read my new posts please take the time to carefully reread my previous list of Bible references.

The truth is complete, fully contained within the Bible itself. It is why we are warned and instructed to not go beyond what is already written in the Bible itself. Clearly, Smith proves by his writings, whether he intended to or not, that he went far beyond what he thought he perceived as misinterpretation of the Bible text.

The problem is that the more Smith got off in his own direction and misinterpretation the more he compounded the false claims he started with, whereas, a true reformation would have come by starting with and staying with what was instructed in the Bible. In other words, misinterpretation was because of human error and by their relaxing their guard or becoming lazy regarding staying to the course in making sure what they taught and did was securely in line with Biblical teaching.

It was not due to the Bible being wrongly translated or just being misinterpreted, which Smith did not understand. Just because you can confess with your lips that Jesus is our Redeemer does not mean that your heart is not far away from the truth of who Jesus is nor how to follow Him (truly, from within your heart not by more of an outward or mechanical motion or what you think Jesus wants from you or wants you to do). (ESV) Isaiah 29:13 And the Lord said: “Because this people draw near with their mouth and honor me with their lips, while their hearts are far from me, and their fear of me is a commandment taught by men,

These verses also apply to Isaiah 29:13:

Matt 7:21-23, 21 “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. 22 On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many mighty works in your name?’ 23 And then will I declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from me, you workers of lawlessness.’

James 2:19 You believe that God is one; you do well. Even the demons believe—and shudder!

The point is that lots of people think that Jesus is the Son of God. It does not mean that they really know Him. Rather they know of Him, that He probably existed or even that He did exist, not much else, especially on the proper personal level.

@ Nelson (2nd comment): At this point I think its best to put forth the actual God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit's correct relationship as the Trinitarian concept is in fact incorrect as are other concepts concerning this matter. Perhaps we can then more easily see whats wrong with other beliefs. These things are hard to understand. The correct relationship is as follows:

Jesus is the Son of God, Lamb of God and King of kings=He has Deity as His Father has =we are to also worship Him but Jesus isn't His Father: The Trinity Doctrine (TD) is wrong (NOTE [for those told otherwise]: the word Bible doesn't affect interpretation-the TD does). Unfortunately, people CONFUSE TRUTH (this offends many)/HATE.

The TD claims there are 3 CO-EQUAL heads=1 God. However, if the 3 are not equal the TD does not and cannot apply - its null and void. Sadly, people use only a few verses and/or are not careful to read verses in whole Bible context. 1Cor 4:6 =don't add or omit things from the Bible text:

The TD (as are other concepts) is a roadblock to true Bible interpretation (In part the Catholic church got the TD idea from Pagans. Others [ie. JWs, lds, islam, moonies and others] figured out the TD is in error but they did not know our true God, Son and Holy Spirit relationship)=they didn't know Jesus (as their claims indicate). They never rightly went to nor learned to trust and rightly follow Jesus. Who knows more about a house, the Builder or people whom moved in later?

1. JESUS: God's Son [His Word not God's Body {Christ's Spiritual Body=believers in Him}=John 1:1], equals the pure essence of God [He was and is not an angel as JWs claim - Heb 1:2-6] neitehr when in flesh nor in Heaven. Jesus was not replacing nor was He ever equal to His Father (see John 5:30; Phlp 2:6-7; Col 2:9). Jesus (His Spirit existed with God from before the universe existed) is the closest we get to know infinite God in flesh (only a vessel =God's 1st creation part -something like being God's voice-box - not just some created being as LDS and JWs believe) to deliver eternal truth in person - John 14:7 (stoops to our level so to speak).

Born of human woman (for His earthly mission), Jesus is a separate person-entity (He has His own soul [what makes a person an individual] and given a human body -and Mary ISN'T God's mother) but God gave Jesus authority to be treated as His Father (conceived of God's Holy Spirit =fullness of DEITY [He deserves worship -Matt 14:33; 28:9] -SIR-NAME God =Jesus' birthright, reward as God's Son and to sit at God's right hand). In conception, God and Mary gave part of each to Jesus' life.

To rightly know Jesus starts at John 1:1. W/o a language God couldn't reason, know His thoughts, create a universe, life nor talk to others. So Jn 1:1 names Jesus as God's language. Created in God's image, man has the same limits. Despite how primitive most organisms need language to function and live with others.

Your language (always part of you) can't usurp your authority, act on its own and never tells you what to do. Therefore, Jesus' claims are true (Jn 5:19,30; 8:28) -a student is never greater than his teacher. Your words pass understanding of you to your son. If your son learns all you teach him, he in effect becomes like/is you for all intents and purposes. For obeying you, you can reward him the highest position, your authority.

Rom 5:19 -Adam's sin made many sinners but by Jesus' obedience many are to be righteous -Jn 12:49; 14:28-29; Lk 6:40; Col 1:15 -Jesus is in God's image by rightly obeying God; Heb 5:7-8; Lk 2:52 -Mk 13:32; 20:23; Phil 2:6; Jn 17; 15:1 =God NEVER BECAME His Son.

2. GOD: Only 1 GOD can occupy infinity =God of Israel =no other legit gods exist (HE CAN'T DIE EVER and doesn't fit into an earthly body). God has ULTIMATE AUTHORITY Jesus and the Holy Spirit do not have. Only God knows the day and hour for the end -Mt 24:36 and appoints who sits with Him. God has a soul like us (makes Him an individual -ie. a cell nucleus only Spiritual). All 3 are 1 in Spirit [of God] but Jesus and the Holy Spirit submit fully to God. Being 1 doesnt apply to difference in authority =no TD application.

3. the HOLY SPIRIT: -is God's "Spiritual body" (God is Spirit -to be 100% pure the Holy Spirit [no form] MUST occupy true infinity (360 deg) =no flaws, =always existed - you can move over or make a space to create a univeerse separate from yourself and create borders and rule where you want to), acts on God's command =Jn 16:13 -body, voice & ears act on God's will -same for our body). The Holy Spirit can be called "He" (generic) as you can be called he(even if your ID is known). The Holy Spirit is more than deliverer of God's power, works and the word through Jesus (Jn 1:1-5; 4:23). Only the eternal truth, forever unchanged keeps God perfect =SEAMLESS Garment.

The point is many religious people started off with wrong beliefs, trusted in misinterpretations told to them along the way. Some started religions, often never double or triple checking what they thought was true or they allowed their desires and agendas or other influences to rule their decisions, some intentionally. Many well-meaning people were taken in along the way. Over many centuries many followed suit or zeroed in on few wrong things and made the mistake of not making the Bible an every day guide for correction of things overlooked by those around them. Will we do the same or will we check everything even if we thought some things were right up to now?

Many a religious organization will continue down wrong paths no matter what is told or shown to them. Some stay their course and perhaps patch a few things or even claim they have received new light or revelations but the wise will find the real path to Jesus. The point is the truth is complete within the Bible. Anything extra-Biblical is wrong by its very existence.

@ Nelson (3rd comment): Again, because the Trinity Doctrine is wrong, it does not follow nor justify one making a whole new or different non-Biblical concept nor does it make them legitimate. Unfortunately for LDS, there are so many things that they believe and do that have nothing to do with actual Bible concepts, it makes LDS, in its entirety, false and fully beyond actual Biblical teaching.

The only way out of such a mess requires that those who want to follow our real God and Jesus get out of false religion and seek our real Jesus with all their heart and soul. Sadly, many will never do that, deciding not to step out of what has become a security and comfort zone for them (false though it is).

Jesus said, "So not judge by appearances but judge with right judgment." (Jn 7:24). He did not say not to judge at all. The real Bible message is: Don't judge for wrong reasons nor judge to make yourself look better than another or for the purpose of lording it over others or for the sake of judging. THere are those who will not make judgments simply because they do not want to upset the apple cart or buck the "status quo" but the wise want to learn the true purpose for what Jesus taught.

@ Daniel (4th comment): Because someone's beliefs and claims are in part or in whole wrong does not mean they cannot see "holes" in another's beliefs or claims (and yes sometimes they may have their judgment wrong in whole or in part). It would be better if they would carefully examine their own beliefs to weed out what they got wrong from various sources but many won't. If one is wise, they won't allow themselves to get caught up in wrong teaching as they do not want to be mislead. Sadly, both the LDS and the JWs (and others) got so far away from what the Bible actually says I doubt that either would be willing to dump their entire teaching and start over. The same goes for many mainstream churches. Thanks for looking that verse up for me.

Jer 10:23 I know, O Lord, that the way of man is not in himself, that it is not in man who walks to direct his steps.;

Prov 14:12 There is a way that SEEMS right to a man, but its end is the way to death.;

Hosea 4:6 My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; because you have rejected knowledge, I reject you from being a priest to me. And since you have forgotten the law of your God, I also will forget your children.;

Micah 7:5 Put no trust in a neighbor; have no confidence in a friend; guard the doors of your mouth from her who lies in your arms;

Matt 7:21 “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.

22 On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many mighty works in your name?’

23 And then will I declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from me, you workers of lawlessness.’

-Edits:

@ Nelson (1st comment):

I'm not new to LDS beliefs (also, I have even been to the Salt Lake City temple). Before you read my comments please take the time to carefully reread my previous list of Bible references.

Jer 23:28 Let the prophet who has a dream tell the dream, but let him who has my word speak my word faithfully. What has straw in common with wheat? declares the Lord.

The truth is complete, fully contained within the Bible itself. It is why we are warned and instructed to not go beyond what is already written in the Bible itself. Clearly, Smith proves by his writings, whether he intended to or not, that he went far beyond what he thought he perceived as misinterpretation of the Bible text.

The problem is that the more Smith got off in his own direction and misinterpretation the more he compounded the false claims he started with. Whereas, a true reformation would have come by starting with and staying with what was instructed in the Bible. In other words, misinterpretation was because of human error and by their relaxing their guard and/or becoming lazy instead of staying the course, making sure what they taught and did was securely in line with Biblical teaching.

It was not due to the Bible being wrongly translated or just being misinterpreted, which Smith did not understand. Just because you can confess with your lips that Jesus is our Redeemer it does not mean that your heart is not far away from the truth of who Jesus is nor how to follow Him (truly, from within your heart not by more of an outward or mechanical motion or what you think Jesus wants from you or wants you to do).

Isaiah 29:13 And the Lord said: “Because this people draw near with their mouth and honor me with their lips, while their hearts are far from me, and their fear of me is a commandment taught by men,

These verses also apply to Isaiah 29:13:

Matt 7:21 “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.

22 On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many mighty works in your name?’

23 And then will I declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from me, you workers of lawlessness.’

James 2:19 You believe that God is one; you do well. Even the demons believe—and shudder!

The point is that lots of people think that Jesus is the Son of God. It does not mean that they really know Him. Rather, they know of Him, that He probably existed or even that He did exist, not much else, especially on the proper personal level.

@ Nelson (2nd comment):

III. TRINITY DOCTRINE

At this point I think its best to put forth the actual God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit's correct relationship as the Trinitarian concept is in fact incorrect as are other concepts concerning this matter. Perhaps we can then more easily see whats wrong with other beliefs. These things are hard to understand. The correct relationship is as follows:

Jesus is the Son of God, Lamb of God and King of kings=He has Deity as His Father has =we are to also worship Him but Jesus isn't His Father: The Trinity Doctrine (TD) is wrong (NOTE [for those told otherwise]: the word Bible doesn't affect interpretation-the TD does). Unfortunately, people CONFUSE TRUTH (this offends many)/HATE.

The TD claims there are 3 CO-EQUAL heads=1 God. However, if the 3 are not equal the TD does not and cannot apply - its null and void. Sadly, people use only a few verses and/or are not careful to read verses in whole Bible context. 1 Cor 4:6 =don't add or omit things from the Bible text:

The TD (as are other concepts) is a roadblock to true Bible interpretation (In part the Catholic church got the TD idea from Pagans. Others [ie. JWs, lds, islam, moonies and others] figured out the TD is in error but they did not know our true God, Son and Holy Spirit relationship)=they didn't know Jesus (as their claims indicate). They never rightly went to nor learned to trust and rightly follow Jesus. Who knows more about a house, the Builder or people whom moved in later?

1. JESUS:

Jesus is God's Son [His Word not God's Body {Christ's Spiritual Body =believers in Him} =John 1:1], equals the pure essence of God [He was and is not an angel as JWs claim -Heb 1:2-6] neitehr when in flesh nor in Heaven. Jesus was not replacing nor was He ever equal to His Father (see John 5:30; Phlp 2:6-7; Col 2:9). Jesus (His Spirit existed with God from before the universe existed) is the closest we get to know infinite God in flesh (only a vessel =God's 1st creation part -something like being God's voice-box -not just some created being as LDS and JWs believe) to deliver eternal truth in person -John 14:7 (stoops to our level so to speak).

Born of human woman (for His earthly mission), Jesus is a separate person-entity (He has His own soul [what makes a person an individual] and given a human body -and Mary ISN'T God's mother) but God gave Jesus authority to be treated as His Father (conceived of God's Holy Spirit =fullness of DEITY [He deserves worship -Matt 14:33; 28:9] -SIR-NAME God =Jesus' birthright, reward as God's Son and to sit at God's right hand). In conception, God and Mary gave part of each to Jesus' life.

To rightly know Jesus starts at John 1:1. W/o a language God couldn't reason, know His thoughts, create a universe, life nor talk to others. So Jn 1:1 names Jesus as God's language. Created in God's image, man has the same limits. Despite how primitive most organisms need language to function and live with others.

Your language (always part of you) can't usurp your authority, act on its own and never tells you what to do. Therefore, Jesus' claims are true (Jn 5:19,30; 8:28) -a student is never greater than his teacher. Your words pass understanding of you to your son. If your son learns all you teach him, he in effect becomes like/is you for all intents and purposes. For obeying you, you can reward him the highest position, your authority.

Rom 5:19 Adam's sin made many sinners but by Jesus' obedience many are to be righteous.

REF: Jn 12:49; 14:28-29; Lk 6:40; Col 1:15 -Jesus is in God's image by rightly obeying God; Heb 5:7-8; Lk 2:52 -Mk 13:32; 20:23; Phil 2:6; Jn 17; 15:1 =God NEVER BECAME His Son.

2. GOD:

Only one GOD can occupy infinity =God of Israel =no other legit gods exist (HE CAN'T DIE EVER and doesn't fit into an earthly body). God has ULTIMATE AUTHORITY Jesus and the Holy Spirit do not have. Only God knows the day and hour for the end -Mt 24:36 and appoints who sits with Him. God has a soul like us (makes Him an individual -ie. a cell nucleus only Spiritual). All 3 are 1 in Spirit [of God] but Jesus and the Holy Spirit submit fully to God. Being 1 doesn't apply to difference in authority =the TD does not apply.

As long as 1 true full 360 degrees (in all directions) infinity exists (which the Bible proves it exists) two or more full infinities cannot exist nor can two Gods occupy the same infinity. Only a Spirit can occupy true full infinity. Everything having physical properties is measurable. Infinity cannot be measured.

3. the HOLY SPIRIT:

The Holy Spirit is God's "Spiritual body" (God is Spirit -to be 100% pure the Holy Spirit [no form] MUST occupy true infinity (360 deg. in all directions) =no flaws, =always existed -you can move over or make a space within Yourself to create a univeerse separate from yourself and create borders & rules where you want them). The Holy Spirit acts on God's command:

Jn 16:13 When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth, for he will not speak on his own authority, but whatever he hears he will speak, and he will declare to you the things that are to come.

God's body, voice & ears act on God's will -same for our body). The Holy Spirit can be called "He" (generic) as you can be called he(even if your ID is known). The Holy Spirit is more than deliverer of God's power, works and the word through Jesus (Jn 1:1-5; 4:23). Only the eternal truth, forever unchanged keeps God perfect =SEAMLESS Garment. 

The point is many religious people started off with wrong beliefs, trusted in misinterpretations told to them along the way. Some started religions, often never double or triple checking what they thought was true or they allowed their desires and agendas or other influences to rule their decisions, some intentionally. Many well-meaning people were taken in along the way. Over many centuries many followed suit. Many zeroed in on few wrong things and made the mistake of not making the Bible an every day guide for correction of things overlooked by those around them. Will we do the same or will we check everything even if we thought some things were right up to now?

Many a religious organization will continue down wrong paths no matter what is told or shown to them. Some stay their course and perhaps patch a few things or even claim they have received new light or revelations but the wise will find the real path to Jesus. The point is the truth is complete within the Bible. Anything extra-Biblical regarding changing God's and Jesus' actual Biblical teaching is wrong by its very existence.

@ Nelson (3rd comment):

Again, because the Trinity Doctrine is wrong, it does not follow nor justify one making a whole new or different non-Biblical concept nor does it make them legitimate. Unfortunately for LDS, there are so many things that they believe and do that have nothing to do with actual Bible concepts, it makes LDS, in its entirety, false and fully beyond actual Biblical teaching.

The only way out of such a mess requires that those who want to follow our real God and Jesus get out of false religion and seek our real Jesus with all their heart and soul. Sadly, many will never do that, deciding not to step out of what has become a security and comfort zone for them (false though it is).

Jesus said, "Do not judge by appearances but judge with right judgment." (Jn 7:24). He did not say not to judge at all. The real Bible message is: Don't judge for wrong reasons nor judge to make yourself look better than another or for the purpose of lording it over others or for the sake of judging. There are those who will not make judgments simply because they do not want to upset the apple cart or buck the "status quo" but the wise want to learn the true purpose for what Jesus taught.

@ Daniel (4th comment):

Because someone's beliefs and claims are in part or in whole wrong does not mean they cannot see "holes" in another's beliefs or claims (and yes sometimes they may have their judgment wrong in whole or in part). It would be better if they would carefully examine their own beliefs to weed out what they got wrong from various sources but many won't. If one is wise, they won't allow themselves to get caught up in wrong teaching as they do not want to be mislead. Sadly, both the LDS and the JWs (and others) got so far away from what the Bible actually says I doubt that either would be willing to dump their entire teaching and start over. The same goes for many mainstream churches. Thanks for looking that verse up for me.

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Actually, the "basis" for what is non Christian is clearly defined in the Bible. The problem is it takes a lot of work to find and lay out a proper, well-defined basis for determining what is and is not rightly Bible based. While many "mainstream" [general broad use here] have determined that neither Mormons (LDS) nor Jehovah Witnesses (JWs) are Christian, a number of them lack true understanding even of their own misinterpretation(s) of what is real Christian teaching (i.e. Trinity Doctrine error -See below under Comment 2).

I believe that to fully answer the posed question requires one to establish a basic set of facts, the Bible foudation & purpose and common sense rules for reasoning out what should be accepted as the truth. Our approach, coming from our human condition, experience from surrounding environmental events and our actions/reactions (cause & effect), our human imperfections (seen and unseen), etc., may make all the difference for drawing a "right" conclusion or failure thereof (we may have to set aside some preconceived ideas, notions, prejudices and/or assumptions). The following might help point us in the right direction:

Since the Bible is the primary reason and basis for Christianity's existence I believe we ooughtought to turn to the Bible to see what it says:

1. Most important: Is the Bible true?

1. BIBLE PROOF

Most important: Is the Bible true?

(most Christian [broad label usage here] and several other religions have stated (or implied) their claims/beliefs are based on, come from the Bible and/or they are associated with the Bible and/or the Bible can be used along with their beliefs/claims and practices but are they wrong? We need to go to the Bible to determine what is true.)

2. JESUS, THE SON of GOD?

2. The second most important question is: Is Jesus the Son of God or not? Jesus' statement:

John 14:6 (ESV)John 14:6 Jesus said to him, “I am the way the way, and the truththe truth, and the life the life. No one comes to the Father except through meexcept through me (see Acts 4:12; Jn 5:39).

3. FALSE TEACHERS & PROPHETS

3. The Bible mentions false prophets (to be a false prophet you must also be a false teacher).

Acts 13:6 (ESV)Acts 13:6 When they had gone through the whole island as far as Paphos, they came upon a certain magician, a Jewish false prophetfalse prophet named Bar-Jesus.

2 Peter 2:12 Peter 2:1 But false prophetsfalse prophets also arose among the people, just as there will be false teachersfalse teachers among you, who will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction.

Gal 1:8 But even if we or an angel from heaven should preach to you a gospel contrary to the one we preached to you, let him be accursed.

4. JUDGMENT

John 7:24 (ESV) Do not judge by appearances, but judge with right judgment.”John 7:24 Do not judge by appearances, but judge with right judgment.”

Many believe the Bible says don't judge at all but when carefully read you will find the Bible message actually warns against making wrong or false judgments. Every time you go to cross a street you must judge where and when to cross. All day long we make many judgments as to what we should do.

4. I found that many do not carefully read what is actually written in the Bible. For instance, many missed the fact that plants were created before the sun and stars. The reason is explained in other Bible text. For every claim made the whole Bible must be taken into context.

5. DO NOT ADD OR OMIT THINGS

I found that many do not carefully read what is actually written in the Bible. For instance, many missed the fact that plants were created before the sun and stars. The reason is explained in other Bible text. For every claim made the whole Bible must be taken into context.

1 Cor 4:6 (ESV)1 Cor 4:6 I have applied all these things to myself and Apollos for your benefit, brothers, that you may learn by us not to go beyond what is written, that none of you may be puffed up in favor of one against another.

Gal 3:15 To give a human example, brothers: even with a man-made covenant, no one annuls it or adds to it once it has been ratified.

Deut 4:2 You shall not add to the word that I command you, nor take from it, that you may keep the commandments of the Lord your God that I command you.

5. I also observed that many make the mistake of believing what others claim is true especially if they have a position perceived as having authority to make such claims.

6. MAN'S WAYS & IDEAS

I also observed that many make the mistake of believing what others claim is true especially if they have a position perceived as having authority to make such claims.

Jer 10:23 (ESV)Jer 10:23 I know, O Lord, that the way of man is not in himself, that it is not in man who walks to direct his stepsthe way of man is not in himself, that it is not in man who walks to direct his steps.;

Prov 14:12Prov 14:12 There is a way that seemsSEEMS right to a man, but its end is the way to death.;

Hosea 4:6 My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge;Hosea 4:6 My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; because you have rejected knowledge, I reject you from being a priest to me. And since you have forgotten the law of your God, I also will forget your children.;

Micah 7:5Micah 7:5 Put no trust in a neighbor; have no confidence in a friend; guard the doors of your mouth from her who lies in your arms;

Matt 7:21-23, 21 “Not everyoneMatt 7:21 “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does does the will of my Father who is in heaven. 22

22 On that day many many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in in your name, and do many mighty works in your name?’ 23

23 And then will I declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from meI never knew you; depart from me, you you workers of lawlessness.’

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Edits: (For comments - Thanks Caleb -I hope this is OK. I added answers because I have a lot to say and some sites do not give one a lot of space to write, more being allowed in an answer.)

@Nelson (1st comment):

@Nelson (1st comment): I'm not new to LDS beliefs (also, I have even been to the Salt Lake City temple). Before you read my new posts please take the time to carefully reread my previous list of Bible references.

Actually, the "basis" for what is non Christian is clearly defined in the Bible. The problem is it takes a lot of work to find and lay out a proper, well-defined basis for determining what is and is not rightly Bible based. While many "mainstream" [general broad use here] have determined that neither Mormons (LDS) nor Jehovah Witnesses (JWs) are Christian, a number of them lack true understanding even of their own misinterpretation(s) of what is real Christian teaching.

I believe that to fully answer the posed question requires one to establish a basic set of facts and common sense rules for reasoning out what should be accepted as the truth. Our approach, coming from our human condition, experience from surrounding environmental events and our actions/reactions (cause & effect), our human imperfections (seen and unseen), etc., may make all the difference for drawing a "right" conclusion or failure thereof (we may have to set aside some preconceived ideas, notions, prejudices and/or assumptions). The following might help point us in the right direction:

Since the Bible is the primary reason and basis for Christianity's existence I believe we oought to turn to the Bible to see what it says:

1. Most important: Is the Bible true?

(most Christian [broad label usage here] and several other religions have stated (or implied) their claims/beliefs are based on, come from the Bible and/or they are associated with the Bible and/or the Bible can be used along with their beliefs/claims and practices but are they wrong?)

2. The second most important question is: Is Jesus the Son of God or not? Jesus' statement:

John 14:6 (ESV) Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

3. The Bible mentions false prophets (to be a false prophet you must also be a false teacher).

Acts 13:6 (ESV) When they had gone through the whole island as far as Paphos, they came upon a certain magician, a Jewish false prophet named Bar-Jesus.

2 Peter 2:1 But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you, who will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction.

John 7:24 (ESV) Do not judge by appearances, but judge with right judgment.”

Many believe the Bible says don't judge at all but when carefully read you will find the Bible message actually warns against making wrong judgments. Every time you go to cross a street you must judge where and when to cross. All day long we make many judgments as to what we should do.

4. I found that many do not carefully read what is actually written in the Bible. For instance, many missed the fact that plants were created before the sun and stars. The reason is explained in other Bible text. For every claim made the whole Bible must be taken into context.

1 Cor 4:6 (ESV) I have applied all these things to myself and Apollos for your benefit, brothers, that you may learn by us not to go beyond what is written, that none of you may be puffed up in favor of one against another.

5. I also observed that many make the mistake of believing what others claim is true especially if they have a position perceived as having authority to make such claims.

Jer 10:23 (ESV) I know, O Lord, that the way of man is not in himself, that it is not in man who walks to direct his steps.;

Prov 14:12 There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death.;

Hosea 4:6 My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; because you have rejected knowledge, I reject you from being a priest to me. And since you have forgotten the law of your God, I also will forget your children.;

Micah 7:5 Put no trust in a neighbor; have no confidence in a friend; guard the doors of your mouth from her who lies in your arms;

Matt 7:21-23, 21 “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. 22 On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many mighty works in your name?’ 23 And then will I declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from me, you workers of lawlessness.’

Edits: (For comments - Thanks Caleb -I hope this is OK. I added answers because I have a lot to say and some sites do not give one a lot of space to write, more being allowed in an answer.

@Nelson (1st comment): I'm not new to LDS beliefs (also, I have even been to the Salt Lake City temple). Before you read my new posts please take the time to carefully reread my previous list of Bible references.

Actually, the "basis" for what is non Christian is clearly defined in the Bible. The problem is it takes a lot of work to find and lay out a proper, well-defined basis for determining what is and is not rightly Bible based. While many "mainstream" [general broad use here] have determined that neither Mormons (LDS) nor Jehovah Witnesses (JWs) are Christian, a number of them lack true understanding even of their own misinterpretation(s) of what is real Christian teaching (i.e. Trinity Doctrine error -See below under Comment 2).

I believe that to fully answer the posed question requires one to establish a basic set of facts, the Bible foudation & purpose and common sense rules for reasoning out what should be accepted as the truth. Our approach, coming from our human condition, experience from surrounding environmental events and our actions/reactions (cause & effect), our human imperfections (seen and unseen), etc., may make all the difference for drawing a "right" conclusion or failure thereof (we may have to set aside some preconceived ideas, notions, prejudices and/or assumptions). The following might help point us in the right direction:

Since the Bible is the primary reason and basis for Christianity's existence I believe we ought to turn to the Bible to see what it says:

1. BIBLE PROOF

Most important: Is the Bible true?

(most Christian [broad label usage here] and several other religions have stated (or implied) their claims/beliefs are based on, come from the Bible and/or they are associated with the Bible and/or the Bible can be used along with their beliefs/claims and practices but are they wrong? We need to go to the Bible to determine what is true.)

2. JESUS, THE SON of GOD?

The second most important question is: Is Jesus the Son of God or not? Jesus' statement:

John 14:6 Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me (see Acts 4:12; Jn 5:39).

3. FALSE TEACHERS & PROPHETS

The Bible mentions false prophets (to be a false prophet you must also be a false teacher).

Acts 13:6 When they had gone through the whole island as far as Paphos, they came upon a certain magician, a Jewish false prophet named Bar-Jesus.

2 Peter 2:1 But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you, who will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction.

Gal 1:8 But even if we or an angel from heaven should preach to you a gospel contrary to the one we preached to you, let him be accursed.

4. JUDGMENT

John 7:24 Do not judge by appearances, but judge with right judgment.”

Many believe the Bible says don't judge at all but when carefully read you will find the Bible message actually warns against making wrong or false judgments. Every time you go to cross a street you must judge where and when to cross. All day long we make many judgments as to what we should do.

5. DO NOT ADD OR OMIT THINGS

I found that many do not carefully read what is actually written in the Bible. For instance, many missed the fact that plants were created before the sun and stars. The reason is explained in other Bible text. For every claim made the whole Bible must be taken into context.

1 Cor 4:6 I have applied all these things to myself and Apollos for your benefit, brothers, that you may learn by us not to go beyond what is written, that none of you may be puffed up in favor of one against another.

Gal 3:15 To give a human example, brothers: even with a man-made covenant, no one annuls it or adds to it once it has been ratified.

Deut 4:2 You shall not add to the word that I command you, nor take from it, that you may keep the commandments of the Lord your God that I command you.

6. MAN'S WAYS & IDEAS

I also observed that many make the mistake of believing what others claim is true especially if they have a position perceived as having authority to make such claims.

Jer 10:23 I know, O Lord, that the way of man is not in himself, that it is not in man who walks to direct his steps.;

Prov 14:12 There is a way that SEEMS right to a man, but its end is the way to death.;

Hosea 4:6 My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge; because you have rejected knowledge, I reject you from being a priest to me. And since you have forgotten the law of your God, I also will forget your children.;

Micah 7:5 Put no trust in a neighbor; have no confidence in a friend; guard the doors of your mouth from her who lies in your arms;

Matt 7:21 “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.

22 On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many mighty works in your name?’

23 And then will I declare to them, I never knew you; depart from me, you workers of lawlessness.’

III. Edits:

(For comments - Thanks Caleb -I hope this is OK. I added answers because I have a lot to say and some sites do not give one a lot of space to write, more being allowed in an answer.)

@Nelson (1st comment):

I'm not new to LDS beliefs (also, I have even been to the Salt Lake City temple). Before you read my new posts please take the time to carefully reread my previous list of Bible references.

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  1. a. Most Mainstream churches believe in 1 God with 3 co-equal "heads"  .

    b. LDS believes there are many Gods  .

    c. JWs believe that God & Jesus are separate Gods  .

  2. a. Most Mainstream churches beleves all believers go to Heaven.

    b. LDS believes believers become Gods & some get their own planets  .

    c. JWs think only 144,000 go to Heaven, the rest stay on earth.

  3. a. Most Mainstream churches believes Jesus is the Son of God.

    b. LDS believes Satan is Jesus' brother  .

    c. JWs believe Jesus is a created being & is now Archangel Michael.

  4. a. Most Mainstream churches hold that the Bible is from God (although some add the Apocrypha &/or oral traditions)  .

    b. LDS's main book is the Book of Mormon along with other extra-biblical books.

    c. JWs have theritheir own Bible, the New World Translation in which verses have been altered or stressed to support their own beliefs.

  5. a. Many Mainstream churches hold that Jesus is the only mediator between man and God.

    b. LDS believes that Joseph Smith is a modern day "prophet" who restored the "church" back to its proper place with the truth restored.

    c. JWs have their "Watchtower" Society **Governing Body" providing their scriptural interpretation. They made several wrong prophecies in the 20th century, which they explain away in one way or another.

  6. a. The Catholic church (& some related churches) holds that other books and traditions are just as important or even more important to their worship, such as the Apocrypha or lost books and doctrines (i.e. Popes, Infallibility on the throne, Catechism, Assumption of Mary, Immaculate Conception, Veneration of Saints, Rosary, Creeds, etc.) that are beyond the reach of the 66 legitimate Bible books.

    b. LDS beleifs also include books that go beyond the reach of the genuine 66 Bible books. Many of their beliefs have dependancy on the Book of Mormon, Pearls of Great Price and Documents & Covenants, in which it is claimed that gold plates were found in upstate New York, Jesus came to America, Adam & Eve and the Garden of Eden were in Missouri, etc.

    c. JW's have their own Bible in which at least some verses have been altered to support their beliefs. A good deal of their beliefs are dependant on what is written in their Watchtower magazine.

  1. a. Most Mainstream believe in 1 God with 3 co-equal "heads"  

    b. LDS believes there are many Gods  

    c. JWs believe that God & Jesus are separate Gods  

  2. a. Mainstream beleves all believers go to Heaven

    b. LDS believes believers become Gods & some get their own planets  

    c. JWs think only 144,000 go to Heaven, the rest stay on earth

  3. a. Most Mainstream believes Jesus is the Son of God

    b. LDS believes Satan is Jesus' brother  

    c. JWs believe Jesus is a created being & is now Archangel Michael

  4. a. Mainstream hold that the Bible is from God (although some add the Apocrypha &/or oral traditions)  

    b. LDS's main book is the Book of Mormon along with other extra-biblical books

    c. JWs have theri own Bible, the New World Translation in which verses have been altered to support their own beliefs

  5. a. Many Mainstream hold that Jesus is the only mediator between man and God

    b. LDS believes that Joseph Smith is a modern day "prophet" who restored the "church" back to its proper place with the truth restored.

    c. JWs have their "Watchtower" Society **Governing Body" providing their scriptural interpretation. They made several wrong prophecies in the 20th century, which they explain away in one way or another.

  1. a. Most Mainstream churches believe in 1 God with 3 co-equal "heads".

    b. LDS believes there are many Gods.

    c. JWs believe that God & Jesus are separate Gods.

  2. a. Most Mainstream churches beleves all believers go to Heaven.

    b. LDS believes believers become Gods & some get their own planets.

    c. JWs think only 144,000 go to Heaven, the rest stay on earth.

  3. a. Most Mainstream churches believes Jesus is the Son of God.

    b. LDS believes Satan is Jesus' brother.

    c. JWs believe Jesus is a created being & is now Archangel Michael.

  4. a. Most Mainstream churches hold that the Bible is from God (although some add the Apocrypha &/or oral traditions).

    b. LDS's main book is the Book of Mormon along with other extra-biblical books.

    c. JWs have their own Bible, the New World Translation in which verses have been altered or stressed to support their own beliefs.

  5. a. Many Mainstream churches hold that Jesus is the only mediator between man and God.

    b. LDS believes that Joseph Smith is a modern day "prophet" who restored the "church" back to its proper place with the truth restored.

    c. JWs have their "Watchtower" Society **Governing Body" providing their scriptural interpretation. They made several wrong prophecies in the 20th century, which they explain away in one way or another.

  6. a. The Catholic church (& some related churches) holds that other books and traditions are just as important or even more important to their worship, such as the Apocrypha or lost books and doctrines (i.e. Popes, Infallibility on the throne, Catechism, Assumption of Mary, Immaculate Conception, Veneration of Saints, Rosary, Creeds, etc.) that are beyond the reach of the 66 legitimate Bible books.

    b. LDS beleifs also include books that go beyond the reach of the genuine 66 Bible books. Many of their beliefs have dependancy on the Book of Mormon, Pearls of Great Price and Documents & Covenants, in which it is claimed that gold plates were found in upstate New York, Jesus came to America, Adam & Eve and the Garden of Eden were in Missouri, etc.

    c. JW's have their own Bible in which at least some verses have been altered to support their beliefs. A good deal of their beliefs are dependant on what is written in their Watchtower magazine.

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