Them Mormons!
Miscellaneous Mormon Misconceptions
What the heck is the Book of Mormon anyway?
Evidence supporting the Book of Mormon!
How did your church get started anyway?
What do you have to say about Polygamy?
Ha Ha, you can't drink caffeine!
You baptise DEAD people?
So, you think God has a body like me?
Whoa, you think you can be a God?
Isn't Mormonism a cult?
The Book of Mormon has been changed thousands of times
Your prophet said you can't change the ordinances, but you did.
You racist Mormons, you!
Didn't Joseph Smith make false prophecies?
What about the Kinderhook Plates?
Mountain Meadows Massacre?
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Miscellaneous Mormon Misconceptions
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I once heard that Mormons can't eat fast food.
Curse he that bears the name Ronald McDonald!
(No, that's pretty dumb to think that)
Weren't ther killings called Blood Atonement?
Just the thought of you believing such kills me.
(The "Blood Atonement" killings were the result of members of the church acting on their own and not on the church's orders. They were continued by churches who left the church, of whom also practice poligamy to this day.)
I heard that the Mormon church makes members pay tithing by threat of death.
Well, if I am lying consider me a dead man.
(Members are encouraged to pay a full tithe, and do so willingly.)
"He coveteth greedily all the day long: but the righteous giveth and spareth not." Proverbs 21:26
Are Mormons vampires?
Yes, now give me your blood!
(Yeah, and the Dalai Lama is Frankenstein)
Do you celebrate holidays?
I can't believe you mentioned the blasphemous H-word!
(No, thats what we know as a Jehova's Witness)
Why don't Mormons read the Bible?
Why are you so gullible?
(We read the KJV Bible as regularly as the Book of Mormon)
Are Mormons Christians?
You have to be an idiot to think we are not.
(Websters Dictionary: Christian - of, pertaining to, or derived from Jesus Christ or His teachings. A person who believes in Jesus Christ)
I heard that Mormons dance around a bon-fire during Seminary, Is that true?
Why yes, I burned my self from doing the ritual jump through yesterday morning.
(Seriously folks, were not pagans)
Isn't there a pagan star on the Salt Lake Temple? And what about the Wiccan-like practices in the temples?
Well, for starters, learn your history.
(Wicca started in the 1900's, and the LDS church started in 1832. Wicca derived some of it's ceremonial practices from LDS practices, Catholic practices, and Buddhist practices. The star on the temple is not a pagan star. It is a symbol representing the star of David; a symbol that the Jews still use today. )
I am a Baptist, and my pastor said we believe in the autonomy of the church. Why does the Mormon church act as one large group?
Well, the Bible clears that up for us.
(Now I beseech you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you; but that ye be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgment. . . . Is Christ divided? 1 Corinthians 1:10)
I heard that Mormons wear special "undies" to protect them.
My underwear of truth and steel shall protect me from your anti-Mormon ways!
(Yes, but not for protection. They are to remind the wearer of their covenants. I know it seems funny)
My local anti-Mormon guy told me that the Mormon church is not the fastest growing religion in the world.
Church membership was 5,000,000+ in 1997. As of the year 2005 church membership was 13,000,000+ members. A jump of 8,000,000 members.
(It is hard to prove who is growing faster, but the church is growing fast) See the video below.
There's archaelogical evidence that the people in ancient America were descended from the asians.
Not all the peoples who lived in the Book of Mormon era were from the middle east. Some were, obviously(pertaining to the Nephites, Lamanites, and Mulekites), but there were the occasional peoples you see for a chapter who the Nephites never knew where they were from.So you could have a small core group (specific archaeological evidence points to the Olmecs as the Nephites) of people from the Middle East, with other various tribes from elsewhere around the world.
Also, in archaeological terms, Russia is considered asiatic. So there's a lot of mixed blood that's ALWAYS been in the Americas, just like today - Unknown Source.
FARMS explanatory
Joseph Smith's accounts of the First Vision differ alot.
There are fewer differences between the various accounts of Joseph Smith's first vision than between the five different accounts of the apostle Paul's first vision and his trip to Damascus (Acts 9:1-30; 22:5-21; 26:12-20; Galatians 1:11-24; and 2 Corinthians 11:32-33) or in the various accounts of Christ's resurrection found in the four gospels. (For example, did the men with Paul hear the voice but see no man, as in Acts 9:7, or did they see the light but not hear the voice, as in Acts 22:9?) Indeed, there are no blatant contradictions between Joseph Smith's accounts--only different emphasis--as would be expected when someone recounts an event from his life at different times and in different circumstances.

Thus, for example, the fact that Joseph says in one account that he saw "the Lord" and in another that he saw "two personages" is not contradictory, only a matter of emphasis. And there is no real contradiction between Joseph Smith believing, when he went to pray in the grove, that he should join none of the churches, and the Lord confirming that thought by revelation. After all, he went into the woods to get an answer. If his mind was already made up and he merely needed confirmation, then it fits the pattern in D&C 9:8, where the Lord told Oliver Cowdery, "you must study it out in your mind; then you must ask me if it be right." The point of the "official" version of Joseph Smith's story is that he received a revelation on the issue. But even that version does not preclude the idea that he had already determined the answer and needed confirmation.
FARMS: Joseph Smith didn't die as a martyr, he drew a gun and killed two men; disqualifying him as a martyr.
The term martyr is a Greek word meaning "witness." Many early witnesses of Christ died because of their beliefs, leading to the later identification of the word with one who dies in a cause. But one need not die to be a martyr, just as one can die without being a martyr.

Some biblical prophets were martyred in the same way. When the king sent soldiers to arrest the prophet Elijah, he twice called down fire from heaven and killed a hundred men (2 Kings 1:9-12). Elijah's successor, Elisha, when mocked by a group of 42 young men in the name of the Lord. "And there came forth two she bears out of the wood, and tare forty and two children of them" (2 Kings 2:23-24). Even the apostle Peter, in the garden of Gethsemane, drew a sword and wounded a man, in an attempt to prevent the arrest of Jesus (John 18:10).

Joseph Smith's actions in the Carthage jail were much like those of Peter in Gethsemane. He had promised to defend his companions, even at the risk of his own life, and kept that promise.

What about the prophecy about people on the moon?
You have got to be kidding me. He really said there were people on the moon?!
(Seriously people, that was a rumor because a man wrote in his journal 40+ years after the death of Joseph Smith that he said that and that is the only evidence of it. Joseph Smith never made such a prophecy or statement)

Here is a video that shows you how fast the church has grown since 1832 worldwide.

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