The Planet Kolob

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Top Ten bizarre beliefs Mormons hold The Mormons are also known as the Latter Day saints, a movement which was founded in 1843 by Joseph Smith Jr. Mr. Joseph is perhaps most well-known for his famous White Horse Prophecy which stated that his people of his movement better known as the Mormons will go to the Rocky Mountains and … be a great and mighty people. It also states that the constitution of the United States will hang like a thread and saved by the efforts of the white horse, the white horse being what is described in the Revelation of John. The White Horse Prophecy, like many other prophecies in a typical Religion, has its authenticity questioned. Mainly due to the fact that it was made public long after the death of the founder.…show more content…
The dispute between Mormon scholars regarding whether it’s a planet or a star is due to the fact that the Book of Abraham refers to planets as stars. So scholars differ whether The Planet Kolob is really a star or another planet. While the reference to The Planet Kolob has never been found in modern or medieval astrology, this has always been a point of criticism used by anti LDS groups. Interestingly enough, the planet of Kobol in the Battlestar Galactica tv series is inspired by Kolob as the creator of the series Gien A. Larso is a Mormon. 2) Tithing: With reference to D&C 119: 3-6, tithing is mandatory for the Mormons. Not paying your tithes makes you sinful according to LDS beliefs. 3) Eating habits: Basically you cannot have strong drinks such as coffee, alcohol and also addictive’s like tobacco. Its perhaps one of the more famous or notorious doctrines of the LDS movement. Additionally, believers are cautioned to eat flesh (animals, fish) sparingly only in the time of need. This is an urge only and not a compulsory. For reference, look into D&C 89: 5-13. 4) Spirit: Well, to be honest this concept is not a new one. What it says is that every human was once in only spiritual form only and then we were sent here and after our death our spirits either go to a spirit paradise or spirit prison…show more content…
D&C 93: 10 10 The worlds were made by him; men were made by him; all things were made by him, and through him, and of him. Moses 1: 33 33 And worlds without number have I created; and I also created them for mine own purpose; and by the Son I created them, which is mine Only Begotten. D&C 76: 108 108 Then shall he be crowned with the crown of his glory, to sit on the throne of his power to reign forever and ever. D&C 131: 1-5 1 In the celestial glory there are three heavens or degrees; 2 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]; 3 And if he does not, he cannot obtain it. 4 He may enter into the other, but that is the end of his kingdom; he cannot have an increase. 5 (May 17th, 1843.) The more sure word of prophecy means a man’s knowing that he is sealed up unto eternal life, by revelation and the spirit of prophecy, through the power of the Holy

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