Transcript of "The Mormon (Lds) Church. A House Divided Part 1"
The Mormon (LDS) Church: A House Divided The Coming Separation of the Wheat from the Tares: Part 1
The Wheat… <ul><li>Gordon B. Hinckley: </li></ul><ul><li>“ The Constitution under which we live, and which has not only blessed us but has become a model for other constitutions, is our God-inspired national safeguard ensuring freedom and liberty, justice and equality before the law.” </li></ul>
The Wheat … <ul><li>Suffer Persecution for Christ’s Sake. </li></ul>
Usually at the Hands of Wicked or Evil Political Leaders
With the Help of “Hidden”Apostates <ul><li>Those That Pretend to Be Their Friends while secretly conspiring with their enemies. Joseph Smith tried to have Sidney Rigdon released for his hidden perfidies. </li></ul>Sidney Rigdon
And “Open” Apostates <ul><li>John C. Bennett, one-time Mayor of Nauvoo tried to have Joseph Smith killed before The Prophet exposed his numerous crimes against the Latter-Day Saints. He was exposed and fled. He played a major hand in the Prophet’s Martyrdom. </li></ul>
Lehi Saw That Many Would Choose The World over Christ.
Captain Moroni Saw Men Deny Their Freedom <ul><li>Even Men That Were Prominent Members of the Church of Christ. </li></ul>
These Men Wanted a Dictatorship <ul><li>They Would not Covenant to Protect Their Liberty. </li></ul>
They Worked Through Secret Combinations: <ul><li>“ Good Men” by Day and Robbers, and Murderers by Night. </li></ul>
Where “Every Man Knew His Brother” <ul><li>“ For, from the days of Cain, there was a secret combination, and their works were in the dark, and they knew every man his brother.” (Moses 5:51) </li></ul>
Through Murder , They Sought Gain and Power: <ul><li>“ 32 And Cain went into the field, and Cain talked with Abel, his brother. And it came to pass that while they were in the field, Cain rose up against Abel, his brother, and slew him.” </li></ul>