One of Biggest lies Mormon leaders teach

In Marvelous Work and A Wonder, Le Grand Richards Page 18 under the heading John’s Testimony of the Personality of God Says “This accords also with the report of John’s baptism of Jesus:   16 When He had been baptized, Jesus came up immediately from the water; and behold, the heavens were opened to Him, and He saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and alighting upon Him. 17 And suddenly a voice came from heaven, saying, “This is My beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.”   Here each of the three members of the Godhead are distinctly and separately mentioned; (1) Jesus coming up out of the water; (2) the Holy Ghost descending like a dove; (3) the voice of the Father from heaven expressing his love and approval of his beloved Son. How could one possibly believe these three to be one person without body or form?
  President Gordon B. Hinckley explained why he also could not believe in the Trinity: The world wrestles with the question of who God is, and in what form He is found. Some say that the Father and the Son and the Holy Ghost are one. I wonder how they ever arrive at that. How could Jesus have prayed to Himself when he uttered the Lord’s Prayer? How could He have net with Himself when He was on the Mount of Transfiguration? No. He is a separate being. God, our Father, is one. Jesus Christ is two. The Holy Ghost is three. And these three are united in purpose and in working together to bring to pass the immortality and eternal life of man.’ ONE GOD The above comments are clearly antithetical   James Talmage states: “This [the Trinity] cannot rationally be construed to mean that the Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost are one in substance and person” (A Study of the Articles of Faith, p.40)
. Hugh B. Brown, The Abundant Life, p.313   Surely this was not ventriloquism where Christ was speaking to and of himself. It was the Father introducing His Son. In this case, the members of the Holy Trinity manifested themselves, each in a different way, and each was distinct from the others. A similar event occurred on the Mount of Transfiguration when members of the Godhead were distinguished in the presence of Moses and Elias, and Peter, James, and John.
What’s interesting about all these statements is that Le Grand Richards, Gordon B. Hinckley, James Talmage, Hugh B. Brown and other leaders like Jeffrey R Holland lie about the Orthodox view of the Godhead and pin modalism to Orthodox Christianity and our belief of the Trinity.
Notice how we believe the teaching they try to say we believe is considered a heresy and are called modalism and monarchism
Trinity 1 X 1 X 1 = 1 ONE GOD    Mormonism 1 + 1  +1 = 3 gods

http://carm.org/heresies

Notice from reputable dictionaries  and encyclopedias we believe Three separate and distinct persons represent the ONE GOD God- Godhead- Substance- Essence- Being [ all Synonyms ] The doctrine of the Trinity in the godhead includes the three following particulars, viz. (a) There is only one God, one divine nature; (b) but in this divine nature there is the distinction of Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, as three (subjects or persons); and (c) these three-have equally, and in common with one another, the nature and perfection of supreme divinity. It was the custom in former times for theologians to blend their own speculations and those of others with the statement of the Bible doctrine. It is customary now to exhibit first the simple doctrine of the Bible, and afterwards, in a separate part, the speculations of the learned respecting it. (from McClintock and Strong Encyclopedia, Electronic Database. Copyright © 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006 by Biblesoft, Inc. All rights reserved.) TRINITY The coexistence of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit in the unity of the Godhead (divine nature or essence). The doctrine of the trinity means that within the being and activity of the one God there are three distinct persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Although the word trinity does not appear in the Bible, the “trinitarian formula” is mentioned in the Great Commission (Matt 28:19) and in the benediction of the apostle Paul’s Second Epistle to the Corinthians (2 Cor 13:14). (from Nelson’s Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Copyright © 1986, Thomas Nelson Publishers) Trinity used to express the doctrine of the unity of God as subsisting in three distinct Persons. This word is derived from the Gr. trias , first used by Theophilus (A.D. 168 A.D. – 183 A.D.), or from the Lat. trinitas, first used by Tertullian (A.D. 220 A.D.), to express this doctrine. The propositions involved in the doctrine are these: 1. That God is one, and that there is but one God (Deut 6:4; 1 Kings 8:60; Isa 44:6; Mark 12:29,32; John 10:30). 2. That the Father is a distinct divine Person (hypostasis, subsistentia, persona, suppositum intellectuale), distinct from the Son and the Holy Spirit. 3. That Jesus Christ was truly God, and yet was a Person distinct from the Father and the Holy Spirit. 4. That the Holy Spirit is also a distinct divine Person. (from Easton’s Bible Dictionary, PC Study Bible formatted electronic database Copyright © 2003, 2006 Biblesoft, Inc. All rights reserved.)

  Recent examples of a Mormon leader spreading this straw man
https://www.lds.org/general-conference/2014/10/eternal-life-to-know-our-heavenly-father-and-his-son-jesus-christ?lang=eng
http://www.lds.org/ensign/2007/11/the-only-true-god-and-jesus-christ-whom-he-hath-sent?lang=eng
  TwistBible

3 thoughts on “One of Biggest lies Mormon leaders teach

  1. Only Mormonism teaches modalism. Christians consider it a http://carm.org/heresies

    Luke 10:
    23 All things are delivered to me of my Father; and no man knoweth that the Son is the Father, and the Father is the Son, but him to whom the Son will reveal it. JST

    Mosiah 15
    3 The Father, because he was conceived by the power of God; and the Son, because of the flesh; thus becoming the Father and Son—
    4 And they are one God, yea, the very Eternal Father of heaven and of earth.

    Mosiah 16:
    15 Teach them that redemption cometh through Christ the Lord, who is the very Eternal Father. Amen.

    Alma 11:38 Now Zeezrom saith again unto him: Is the Son of God the very Eternal Father?

    Helaman 14:12 And also that ye might know of the coming of Jesus Christ, the Son of God, the Father of heaven and of earth, the Creator of all things from the beginning; and that ye might know of the signs of his coming, to the intent that ye might believe on his name.

    Ether 3:14 Behold, I am he who was prepared from the foundation of the world to redeem my people. Behold, I am Jesus Christ. I am the Father and the Son. In me shall all mankind have life, and that eternally, even they who shall believe on my name; and they shall become my sons and my daughters.

    The trinity

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  2. You seem to be talking in circles. Most Christians have believe in the trinity- Father- son and holy spirit are one. One God. Different entities but one God. Jesus being God on Earth and the only to have a body because he was the Only Begotten of the Father. But that Father was only spirit? Then why the Holy Ghost? Or is that the Spirit of the Father? But then thats 2 spirits. Why? One God one purpose comprised of two spirits and the Only begotten of the Father spirit? Ok. Im sorting this out.
    From what I know mormon belief is in the characteristics of the 3 seperate entities as in our Father in Heaven being an imortal physical divine being…Jesus Christ being his Only Begotten, partially mortal but divine son born on Earth mortally, but resurrected imortally and perfect but not above his father and the Holy Ghost which is part of the Godhead and thus God too but manifested in Spirit to reach teach protect etc mankind spiritually.
    How is the mormon view wrong exactly?
    That there is a Father , son, holy ghost that were and are seperate being and purpose and make up one God though?
    You think this is wrong because the christian belief of 3-in-1 means they didnt just share a spiritual body as one being that God but was 3 spirits… but now just two because Jesus was begotton , born, sacrificed and resurrected so immortal…. so physical now…. so the Father and Holy Ghost are still just part of that God in spirit the Father son and Holy Ghost are all in Jesus body now? To be one inseperable God this eould have to be, right?
    So, in Jesus’s resurrected body as the one God now, is where the father and son are because they were not seperate I guess Im asking?
    Im not going to lie. I find this article confusing for a layman of what the definition of the trinity is, what it means literally, how it is right or wrong or how Mormons are.
    Expound? Simplify?

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    • “I have always declared God to be a distinct personage, Jesus Christ a separate and distinct personage from God the Father, and the Holy Ghost was a distinct personage and a Spirit: and these three constitute three distinct personages and three Gods,” (Teachings of Prophet Joseph Smith, p. 370)

      The Godhead consists of the three distinct personages and three gods.. The Father Son and Holy Spirit. The Father and Son have bodies of flesh and bones, while the Holy Spirit is a personage of spirit. Robert Millet A Different Jesus page 198

      The trinity is three separate Gods: The Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost. “That these three are separate individuals, physically distinct from each other, is demonstrated by the accepted records of divine dealings with man,” (Articles of Faith, by James Talmage, p. 35).

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