What the Book of Mormon does is try to be the sole location for different verses from the Bible. Instead of having someone flip open the Bible in order to read from it, they can read the same verse in their own book. And what we have in Alma, chapter 5, is direct plagiarism of Matthew, chapter 3. There is no reference to John the Baptist being the author of these verses but Alma alone. The content of Alma is supposedly from 83BC. This was before the John the Baptist was born, let alone this people group was supposedly n the opposite part of the world. You see the issues here? To understand what I am saying, I have the words and phrases in Matthew bolded. This way you can recognize when you see the same thing in Alma. It is written, “2 And saying, Repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” (Matthew 3:2) “8 Bring forth therefore fruits meet for repentance: 9 And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father: for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham. 10 And now also the axe is laid unto the root of the trees: therefore every tree which bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.” (Matthew 3:8-10)
It is now appropriate to compare and contrast Matthew, chapter 3, verse 2 with Alma, chapter 5, verse 51. They both speak of the need for repentance and the sake of the kingdom of heaven. Verse 52 in Alma is an exact replica of verse 10 in Matthew. See for yourself as you read this plagiarism in the Book of Mormon. It is written, “51 And also the Spirit saith unto me, yea, crieth unto me with a mighty voice, saying: Go forth and say unto this people—Repent, for except ye repent ye can in nowise inherit the kingdom of heaven. 52 And again I say unto you, the Spirit saith: Behold, the ax is laid at the root of the tree; therefore every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit shall be hewn down and cast into the fire, yea, a fire which cannot be consumed, even an unquenchable fire. Behold, and remember, the Holy One hath spoken it.” (Alma 5:51,52) The evidence for the Book of Mormon being a fraud is now on full display. Joseph Smith did a huge blunder for adding these verses in Matthew, chapter 3, to his book. It doesn’t take much to know that he used the Bible. He also changed the verses slightly in verse 2 of Matthew. Therefore, I rebuke Joseph and declare him to be a false prophet. Amen.
Let us pray:
Oh Lord, please come and help the Mormon community. They are so lost and cannot even realize it. I truly care for them with every fiber of my being, although people in their cult would call me a false prophet. They hate that I am calling missionaries up on a daily basis in order to lead them out of Mormonism and to You. Thankfully, this has not all been for not. I am grateful for those few people who have heard the true gospel message from the Bible and have since left this cult behind. You also know of others who have done this without me knowing. I am just grateful for the countless numbers of people who have left the Mormon church by way of my “Christianity Vs Mormonism” site. Even in these two months, over one hundred individuals have made a decision to resign from Mormonism once and for all through quitmormon.com. This is astounding to think of. What I ask now Lord, is that this number will increase on a monthly basis, even to the point of seeing over a thousand people leave Mormonism for your sake by end of year. May these people unlearn the lies and come to Your truth alone. It will take a sacrifice, but it is so worth it in the end. I love You, Jesus. I give You glory and praise. Amen.
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