IS MORMONISM CHRISTIAN?

DOES THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS BELIEVE AND TEACH HISTORIC DOCTRINE?

 MORMONISN TEACHES:  CHRISTIANITY TEACHES
 The Existence of Many Gods (Journal of Discourses 2:345)  There is only One God (Deuteronomy 6:4; Isaiah 43:10)
 God the Father is an Exalted Man (Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith, 345-347)  God the Father is not a Man (Number 23:19; Isaiah 31:3)
 God the Father has a Physical Body (Doctrine & Covenants 130:22)
 God the Father is Spirit (John 4:24)
 God the Father had a Beginning (The Seer, 132)  God the Father is Eternal (Isaiah 43:13)
 God the Father has Parents (The Seer, 132)  God the Father has no Parents (Isaiah 43:13)
 God the Father is a Polygamist (The Seer, 172)  God is not Married (Mark 12:28-30)
 God only Organized the Universe (Mormon Doctrine, 589-590)
 God created the Universe (Genesis 1:1; John 1:1)
 Jesus was the Physical Son of God (Mormon Doctrine, 546-547)  Jesus was Begotten by the Holy Spirit (Matthew 1:18-23; Luke 1:26-35)
 Jesus Became a God (Deseret News, June 17, 1901)
 Jesus has always been God (John 1:1-18; Colossians 2:9)
 Jesus and Satan are Brothers (Gospel Through the Ages, 15)  Satan is only a Created Being (Isaiah 14:12-15; Revelation 12:9)
 Jesus was a Polygamist (Journal of Discourses, 1:345-346)  Jesus has only One Bride: the Church (Revelation 19:7-9; 21:9)
Men can Become Gods (Journal of Discourses, 2:345) 
 Man can only become Children of God (John 1:12; Romans 8:23)
 There is Salvation after Death (Mormon Doctrine, 669-672)
 There is no Salvation after Death (Hebrews 9:27)
 There is Salvation only in the LDS Church (Doctrines of Salvation, 1:350)
 There is Salvation only in Jesus Christ (John 14:6)
 Salvation is through Jesus and Joseph Smith (Journal of Discourses, 7:289)  Salvation is only through Jesus (John 3:16; Ephesians 2:8-9)

DOES MORMONISM SOUND CHRISTIAN TO YOU?

THE CORRECT ANSWER IS: "NO!"

This Chart has been prepared by Dennis A. Wright and Preston Condra. For more information or to schedule Dennis or Preston to speak, please call (580) 658-5631, or email them at: umi@umi.org (The Evangel - August 2000 325 W. Main, PO Box 246, Marlow, OK 73055, Phone (580) 658-5631)

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