Native Americans are Semitic - descended from Jews who migrated to America. (Anthropologists class them as Mongoloid.)
Behold, it came to pass that Mosiah discovered that the people of Zarahemla (America) came out from Jerusalem at the time that Zedekiah, king of Judah, was carried away captive into Babylon. And they journeyed in the wilderness, and were brought by the hand of the Lord across the great waters, into the land where Mosiah discovered them. Mosiah 15-16a
...and behold are we not broken off from the house of Israel, and are we not a branch of the house of Israel?
1 Nephi 15:12b
And it came to pass that I, Nephi, did guide the ship, that we sailed again towards the promised land (America). And it came to pass that after we had sailed for the space of many days we did arrive at the promised land; and we went forth upon the land, and did pitch our tents; and we did call it the promised land. 1 Nephi 18:22-23
Sin causes human skin to darken, and this was the cause of the colored races. When a dark-skinned person becomes a Mormon, his skin becomes lighter. (Note: Indians are called “Lamanites.”)
And the skins of the Lamanites were dark, according to the mark which was set upon their fathers, which was a curse upon them because of their transgression and their rebellion against their brethren, who consisted of Nephi, Jacob, and Joseph, and Sam, who were just and holy men. And their brethren sought to destroy them, therefore they were cursed; and the Lord God set a mark upon them, yea, upon Laman and Lemuel and also the sons of Ishmael, and Ishmaelitish women. And this was done that their seed might be distinguished from the seed of their brethren, that thereby the Lord God might preserve his people, that they might not mix and believe in incorrect traditions which would prove their destruction. And it came to pass that whosoever did mingle his seed with that of the Lamanites did bring the same curse (dark skin) upon his seed. Alma 3:6-9
And he had caused the cursing to come upon them, yea, even a sore cursing, because of their iniquity...the Lord God did cause a skin of blackness to come upon them. 2 Nephi 5:21
And it came to pass that those Lamanites who had united with the Nephites were numbered among the Nephites; and their curse was taken from them, and their skin became white like unto the Nephites. 3 Nephi 2:14-15
For behold, the Lord shall curse the land with much heat, and the barrenness thereof shall go forth forever; and there was a blackness came upon all the children of Canaan, that they were despised among all people. Moses 7:8
(Pearl of Great Price)
And Enoch also beheld the residue of the people which were the sons of Adam; and they were a mixture of all the seed of Adam save it was the seed of Cain, for the seed of Cain were black, and had not place among them. Moses 7:22 (PGP)
The God of this universe has a harem of goddesses, and when a Mormon man dies, he becomes a god of a different universe, which he peoples through the offspring of his harem. Angels are those who did not have a proper marriage, and they become the slaves of the gods.
When our father Adam came into the garden of Eden, he came into it with a celestial body, and brought Eve, one of his wives, with him...He is our father and our God, and the only God with whom we have to do.
Brigham Young’s Journal of Discourses 1:50
And then the Lord said: Let us go down. And they went down at the beginning, and they, that is the Gods, organized and formed the heavens and the earth. Abraham 4:1 (PGP)
And again, verily I say unto you, if a man marry a wife by my word, which is my law, and by the new and everlasting covenant, and it is sealed unto them...then it shall be written in the Lamb’s Book of Life...and they shall pass by angels and the gods...Then they shall be gods, because they have no end...and the angels are subject to them.
Doctrine & Covenants 132:19-20
And let mine handmaid, Emma Smith, receive all those (other women) that have been given unto my servant Joseph (Smith), and who are virtuous and pure before me...I will bless him and multiply him and give unto him an hundred-fold in this world, of fathers and mothers, brothers and sisters, houses and lands, wives and children, and crowns of eternal lives in the eternal worlds. D&C 132:52,55
And if he have ten virgins given unto him by this law, he cannot commit adultery, for they belong to him, and they are given unto him; therefore is he justified. D&C 132:62
In the celestial glory there are three heavens or degrees; and in order to obtain the highest, a man must enter into this order of the priesthood (meaning the new and everlasting covenant of marriage); and if he does not, he cannot obtain it.
A woman must be married in order to go to the highest heaven of the gods; otherwise she becomes a slave of the gods (“ministering angel”).
Therefore, if a man marry him a wife in the world, and he marry her not by me nor by my word...they are not bound by any law when they are out of the world. Therefore, when they are out of the world they...are appointed angels in heaven, which angels are ministering servants, to minister for those who are worthy of a far more, and an exceeding, and an eternal weight of glory. For these angels did not abide my law; therefore, they cannot be enlarged, but remain separately and singly, without exaltation...to all eternity; and from henceforth are not gods... D&C 132:15-17
The Book of Mormon was written in “reformed Egyptian hieroglyphics” and translated into English by means of reading through magic spectacles.
Yea, I make a record in the language of my father, which consists of the learning of the Jews and the language of the Egyptians. 1 Nephi 1:2
And now, behold, we have written this record according to our knowledge, in the characters which are called among us the reformed Egyptian, being handed down and altered by us, according to our manner of speech...But the Lord knoweth the things which we have written, and also that none other people knoweth our language; therefore he hath prepared means for the interpretation thereof. Mormon 9:32,34
For it were not possible that our father, Lehi, could have remembered all these things, to have taught them to his children, except it were for the help of these plates; for he having been taught in the language of the Egyptians therefore he could read these engravings... Mosiah 1:4a
Also that there were two stones in silver bows...deposited with the plates...and that God had prepared them for the purpose of translating the book. Origin of the Book of Mormon,
7th paragraph (at the beginning of the Book of Mormon)
There is magical efficacy in the secret rituals practiced in the Mormon temples, even though such rituals as practiced by other secret societies are condemned.
And it came to pass that they did have their signs, yea, their secret signs, and their secret words; and this that they might distinguish a brother who had entered into the covenant... Helaman 6:22
And behold, I am Giddianhi; and I am the governor of this the secret society of Ganianton; which society and the works thereof I know to be good; and they are of ancient date and they have been handed down unto us. 3 Nephi 3:9
These quotations should be sufficient to prove that Mormonism is a perversion of the Christian faith and teaching. Sadly, many of these things are not known by the average member of that church. They remain the secrets of the inner sanctum, the privileged priesthood.
Richard L. Atkins