The Bible. The infallible word of God. How can it be infallible if it was written by men? I get it that it is inspired by God which makes it such. Please don’t get me wrong! I believe in God. Look at the human body or even the planets. How they are placed perfectly right where they need to be. See how I worded that. I’m trying to avoid a battle about terminology here.
So, where did God come from? The Bible really does not say as far as I know. On the Mormon side of things there is a back story. I am not going to say that the Mormons are 110% correct or that they have fallen off the map. I’m just saying that at least they have a understanding about the creation of God. I have been trying to grasp the whole God, Jesus ,Satan connection. I mean who is to say that Jesus and Satan are or are not brothers? From what I have seen online the story goes as followed.
One day the gods decided to create a place for their children to go to learn the difference between good and evil. There was a debate about who would be the savior of the earth. Satan says “I will be the savior of the world, send me and I will force them to be gods’. Jesus responds with “Father, send me to the earth and give them free will (or Agency) to decide what they will do”. So the gods picked Jesus thus Satan convinced one third of the children to follow him and were cast out.
This info was taken from a video on YouTube that is well known as “The Banned Mormon Cartoon” produced by Jeremiah Films. They say that they received their information from Mormon publications of old. I am not sure how much of it is truth about what Mormons believe. What I do know is the part of the video I wrote about in the last paragraph gives more clues or even parts to the puzzle. The creation story and the telling of the fall of Satan. The Bible states that there was a war but a war over what? Well it does not say but again the Mormons have a back story.
To the people that are Mormon and are reading this blog please step in and help me to understand what is Mormon theology and what is plainly BS. I will post the link to the “Banned” video at the end for you to watch. I am not here to start fights or anything. I am just a man that is trying to understand more about the one true God. What I hate about learning the teachings of the LDS is that I read The Book of Mormon. Then I go to research about Joseph Smith and the church history. I find a lot of religious bashing. The LDS side does not go into the whole history of Mr. Smith but the countless anit-Mormon pages have many negative things to say about history of him and the church.
Most of what they find are in publications but not in the Book of Mormon. Things like Joseph Smith believed that he was better than Jesus or people can not have the saving grace of Jesus Christ with out the permission of Joseph Smith. If this is true that the LDS believe this as doctrine then count me out. What I have heard from friends of mine is that Joseph Smith is important and will be at the finial judgment along with every single prophet of God.
Was Joseph Smith crazy? Who knows. What I do know is that God can and will use anyone he decides to. Noah was a drunk. The fisherman Jesus called to be His Disciples were not educated, Peter was a tax collector and Paul was a hunter of Christians! So people get stuck on the restoration of the church and that there can be no present day prophet. Why? Because God could only talk to His people back then? God is alive today so why can there not be a modern day prophet? Side note. Mormons have a modern day profit that lives right now! Google it.
Yes I know that what I just touched on can be made into many other blogs. I plan to write about those and other topics in the Book of Stevo. Much of what I write in my blogs will be presented in some way in my book. So pray and or send positive vibes for me as I take on this long journey of my life. I am stoked that have decided to read this and to some what take this journey with me! I welcome comments and questions. Feel free to check out my YouTube and FaceBook pages!