The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

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John Gray

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

The book "MORMONISM Doctrines of devils" is book #2 in the volume "Exposing the cults of our day". It covers the basic beliefs and practices of Mormonism will compare the Mormon religion to the beliefs of Christianity.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (the Mormons) where organized on April 6, 1830 in New York with 6 members. Mormons recognizes 4 books: (1) The Book of Mormon, (2) Doctrine and Covenants, (3) Pearl of Great Price, and (4) the Bible as long as it is correctly translated, they consider the King James Version as there official bible. Book of Mormons is a collection of 15 books, supposedly covering the history of an ancient people in America from 2200 BC to 421 AD. Joseph Smith (Founder of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints) claims its location was revealed to him on September 22, 1827, and was on tablets of gold.

According to the Book of Mormon, two great immigrations took place to America after the Tower of Babel. one around 2000 BC and another around 600 BC. The first group that migrated were descendants of Jared. They landed on the west coast of Central America. They built large cities, had elephants and many domesticated animals. But the people were corrupt and wicked, they all died in massive wars. In battle 2 million people died. Finally, everyone was killed, except the prophet Ether, who recorded it onto 24 gold plates.

Then came About 600 BC Lehi and his family left Jerusalem and sailed to the west coast of South America. Later he and his family migrated to Central and North America. There they found the domesticated animals (horses,