So the Blind can see?                         For  December 2003 
Does God want people to be crippled, and with just one hand, or even with NO HANDS at all?  So others need to feed them or they starve.  How would it be if everyone just had one foot and was blind? What if  1/2 of the people were blind in one eye? And had it pulled of their head. Would God want millions to enter eternity with NO hands or feet and blind? So what does he mean when he commands this to us in Matthew:
“And if thy right eye offend thee, pluck it out, and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole body should be cast into hell.  And if thy right hand offend thee, cut if off, and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole body should be cast into hell.    Matthew 5: 29- 30   So what does he really mean?   

Pluck Out Thy
Right Eye; Cut Off Thy Right Hand (Matthew 5: 29-30).
The command to pluck out one's offending right eye or to cut off one's offending right hand is hard doctrine. The Joseph Smith Translation explains that these are figurative statements concerning one's sins. Joseph Smith Translation of the Bible. The Holy Scriptures: Inspired Version. Independence, Mo.: Herald Publishing House, 1970 Matt. 5:30-34). That is, if an eye or a hand causes you to commit sin, you would be better off without it. The figurative nature of these statements is expanded in Joseph Smith Translation Mark 9:40-44 with the eye and the hand (and a foot) representing those persons to whom we look for direction and leadership. If friends lead us astray, we had best sever our relationship with them. Hence the emphasis on the right eye and right hand, since those represent strength, whereas in the ancient culture the left hand is sinister and unclean. The explanation of this figurative command concerning parts of the body is a very practical and useful contribution of the Joseph Smith Translation.  (Robert J. Matthews, Behold the Messiah Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1994, page 118   
The LDS “Mormon’s” have a doctrine that has been around for the past 100 years. Leaders always say to follow the Prophet. It is preached almost at every conference and by local leaders also. So how do you feel about following the prophet into the fires of hell?  Are you happy to go? That’s where many of the Mormon people are going.  Some fine people who follow the leader instead of following the words that God has commanded. Nephi said it would happen in the Book of Mormon that the hypocrites “SAY” that they believe. 
So I will quote it for you:

“And I also beheld a strait and narrow path, which came along by the rod of iron, even to the tree by which I stood; and it also led by the head of the fountain, unto a large and spacious field, as if it had been a world.
21 And I saw numberless concourses of people, many of whom were pressing forward, that they might obtain the path which led unto the tree by which I stood.
22 And it came to pass that they did come forth, and commence in the path which led to the tree.
23 And it came to pass that there arose a mist of darkness; yea, even an exceedingly great mist of darkness, insomuch that they who had commenced in the path did lose their way, that they wandered off and were lost.”                                                                              Book of Mormon 1 Nephi 8:20-23 

“And I also cast my eyes round about, and beheld, on the other side of the river of water, a great and spacious building; and it stood as it were in the air, high above the earth.    CLICK HERE to see that tall great and spacious building.
“And it was filled with people, both old and young, both male and female; and their manner of dress was exceedingly fine; (they are in fine suits and dresses) and they were in the attitude of mocking and pointing their fingers towards those who had come at and were partaking of the fruit.    (And once I was there at the church office building doing some research and someone noticed me eating in the cafeteria. The Guards came and asked me very ‘politely’ to finish my meal and leave. I was an offensive Polygamous man. They even followed me to the restroom.)
28 And after they had tasted of the fruit they were ashamed, because of those that were scoffing at them; and they fell away into forbidden paths and were lost.”                                                Book of Mormon 1 Nephi 8: 26- 28
   So follow the LDS Leaders and get lost.

Just turn loose of the “Iron Rod” i.e. “The word of God” and wander off somewhere. Like Nephi saw happen. 
“And he also saw other multitudes feeling their way towards that great and spacious building.  (Millions have joined the LDS Church in the past, decades since 1978 and their “phony” Priesthood Revelation, about Negroes.)   See the Enlightenment = Knowledge 2003 Flyers. CLICK HERE

And it came to pass that many (millions) were drowned in the depths of the fountain; and many were lost from his view, wandering in strange roads. 33 And great was the multitude that did enter into that strange building. And after they did enter into that building they did point the finger of scorn at me and those that were partaking of the fruit also; but we heeded them not. 34 These are the words of my father: For as many as heeded them, had fallen  away.”  
  Book of Mormon 1 Nephi 8: 31- 34 

Now let’s read the Joseph Smith Translation of Mark 9: 40- 44  “Therefore, IF thy hand offend thee, cut it off; OR if thy brother offend thee and confess not and forsake not, HE shall be cut off. It is better for thee to enter into life maimed, THAN having two hands, TO go to hell.  41 For it is better for thee to enter into life WITHOUT thy brother, THAN for thee AND thy brother to be cast into hell; into the fire that never shall be quenched, where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.   42 And again, IF thy foot offend thee, cut it off; for he that is thy standard, by whom thou walkest, IF he become a transgressor, HE shall be cut off 43 It is better for thee, to enter halt into life, THAN having two feet to be cast into hell; into the fire that never shall be quenched.  44 THEREFORE, let every man (woman) Stand or fall, by himself (herself) AND not for another; OR not trusting another.”    Mark 9: 40-44 as Joseph taught it.  

Few people will admit that Joseph Smiths translation of that scripture and doctrine makes more sense than a whole bunch of blind crippled people getting into the spirit world.   What do you think now?  Will you “cut off” the leaders who will see for you and lead you into hell?   The answer for most Mormons is NO ! They will just follow the brethren right into the fires of hell. That is their teaching and doctrine.  
Verse 46 tells us: “And IF thine EYE which seeth for thee, HIM that is appointed to watch over thee to show thee light, become a transgressor and offend thee, pluck HIM out.”
   A Million Mormon leaders have become transgressors and God will pluck them out of the land of the living, as Brigham Young said would happen. CLICK HERE to read how the Church “Must” go to destruction, as Brigham said.
Verse 47 says: “It is better for thee TO enter into the Kingdom of God, with one eye, than having two eyes to be cast into hell fire.” (11 million degree Nuclear fire is hot.)
Millions don’t even know where the Kingdom of God really is. CLICK HERE

Jesus said
: “Let them alone: they be blind leaders of the blind.  And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.”   Matthew 15: 14 

Isaiah said: “His watchmen are blind: they are all ignorant, they are all dumb dogs, they cannot bark; sleeping, lying down, loving to slumber.
11 Yea, they are greedy dogs which can never have enough, and they are shepherds that cannot understand: they all look to their own way, every one for his gain, from his quarter.”   Isaiah 56: 10-11  CLICK HERE to see about the dogs.

Learn about the “Watchmen” WHO are sleeping Dogs that cannot bark a warning.
On Saturday October 4, 2003
at Conference in Salt Lake City, Elder- Apostle-2nd. Counselor in the 1st. Presidency of the Church, James E. Faust said:
“It is proposed that we sustain Gordon Bitner Hinckley as prophet, seer, AND revelator AND President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Thomas Spencer Monson as 1st. Counselor…and James Esdras Faust as  2nd.  Counselor. It is proposed that we sustain the counselors IN the 1st. Presidency AND the 12 Apostles AS prophets, seers, AND revelators. ALL in favor, please manifest it.”  Ensign Magazine November 2003 page 23; SO THEY have 15 men as prophets. AND GOD has nothing to say to the 11 million Mormons CLICK HERE to see.
Apostle Henry B. Eyring said: “I testify that God lives. (is that new?) I know that Jesus Christ lives (so do Christians) and that he is our Savior. (Wow is that new?) This is His Church. Joseph was His prophet. President Gordon B. Hinckley is His prophet today. I know it is true. I so testify, in the sacred name of Jesus Christ, amen.”      Ensign  November 2003 page 92    

Apostle Russell M. Nelson said: “God lives, (WOW) Jesus is the Christ. (Holy smoke is that new?)   He directs HIS Church through His prophets AND apostles.
I so testify, in the name of Jesus Christ, amen.”     Ensign November 2003 page 47

Apostle L. Tom Perry said: “We declare to the world that the heavens are not closed.  (CLICK HERE to see a dozen revelations)  God continues to reveal His will to mankind, AS He has in all periods of time WHEN He has had authorized servants upon the earth.  (SO he must be talking to somebody, somewhere! Huh!) Repeatedly the scriptures declare that the Lord gives His commandments to the children of men through LIVING prophets. (So prepare now. CLICK HERE )
No committee, assembly, OR any other authority has the right to dictate to Him doctrine that is contrary to His law.   (See if he believes Brigham Young CLICK HERE )  God’s eternal blessings are contingent UPON OUR Obedience AND adherence to the word of the Lord that IS revealed to us through His holy prophets.”     Ensign November 2003 page 85 and 88  CLICK HERE to see VISIONS and the words of the Lord through His holy prophets.
See the Mormon Conference Talks two years ago. CLICK HERE  
See the November 2002 Revelation

The doctrines the Church teaches could be true, IF they only knew. CLICK HERE    IF their doctrine is true, then why didn’t they follow the real prophets 100 years ago?  OR what my friend Joseph Smith said: “If we start right, it is easy to go right all the time; BUT if we start wrong, we may go wrong, AND it be a hard matter to get right.” TPJS 343   They have gotten off of the correct track.   So what shall we think, has God lost his voice? Has he got a sore throat and can’t talk now in 2003 ?
Is there anything he has to say to people of urgent need now? What did the Mormon Prophet Joseph Smith say: “IF the Church knew all the commandments, one-half they would condemn through prejudice and ignorance.”  TPJS page 112
CLICK HERE to read “Quotes” from the Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith    Also  CLICK HERE    
CLICK HERE Parable of 101  Where it was foretold the apostasy of today.           

“And the nations were angry, and thy wrath is come, and the time of the dead, that they should be judged, and that thou shouldest give reward unto thy servants the prophets, and to the saints, and them that fear thy name, small and great; and shouldest destroy them which destroy the earth.”  Revelation 11: 18 

Joseph told me that his farm and everything would be burned. CLICK HERE  
Man may thus act for himself
and choose to follow or not to follow the commandments of God (2 Nephi 2:11-16), but only those who follow the commandments may eventually attain that perfect order of "the spiritual and heavenly worlds."
President Brigham Young told of the Prophet Joseph's appearing to him in a dream and instructing him to tell the people to follow the Spirit of the Lord, and promising that "if they will, they can find themselves just as they were organized by our Father in Heaven before they came into the world. Our Father in Heaven organized the human family, but they are all disorganized and in great confusion"  If the Father's perfect order is attainable in the mortal earth, it must also exist and be attainable in the spirit world. The most righteous would have "their limits and bounds" but would be in "perfect order and harmony." On the other hand, the wicked spirits would not have complied with this "perfect order and harmony" and would be grouped together by priesthood restrictions as well as by natural association      (Monte S. Nyman and Charles D. Tate, Jr., eds., Alma, the Testimony of the Word Provo: BYU Religious Studies Center, 1992, page 182.)

“Though simple and familiar, these three principles are eternal and will serve us as well as they have served our ancestors and as they will yet serve our descendants: first, follow Christ; second, follow the Prophet; and third, follow the Spirit. (Joseph B. Wirthlin, Finding Peace in Our Lives Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Co., 1995, page 242.)

 When our leaders speak, the thinking has been done. When they propose a plan – it is God’s plan. When they point the way, there is no other which is safe. When they give direction, it should mark the end of controversy.”  Improvement Era, page 354 June 1945.  That was the church magazine before the Ensign.  

Thus saith the LORD; Cursed be the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the LORD.”  
17: 5

The scriptures say not to trust in men with blood in their veins. We are supposed to hold onto the Iron Rod of the words of God. We should live our lives so that we can tell what is true, BECAUSE we have the holy ghost, ‘spirit’ to bear witness of truth.   The real problem is that people don’t keep all of the commandments, so they are in confusion as to what is right.

A prophet is a man
who has the Spirit of prophecy, meaning the testimony of Jesus (see Revelation 19:10). Those holding the office of a prophet have the authority to speak for God. The prophet standing at the head of the Church is the covenant spokesman for the Lord. None have done better in describing the prophetic office than President Anthony W. Ivins, who explained that “a careful study of the etymology of the word and of the lives, works and character of the prophets of old makes clear the fact that a prophet was, and is, one called to act as God's messenger. He is to teach men the character of God, and define and make known to the people, his will.  (CLICK HERE to see modern ideas about God and what Spencer W. Kimball Mormon Church President  said in “1976”  about God.)

He is to denounce sin, and declare the punishment of transgression. He is to be above all else a preacher of righteousness, and when the people depart from the path which he has marked out for them to follow, (he) is to call them back to the true faith. He is an interpreter of the scripture, and declares its meaning and application.  When future events are to be declared he predicts them, but his direct, and most important calling is to be a forth-teller, or director of present policy, rather than a foreteller of that which is to come.”  (In LDS Conference Report, October 1925, page 20).

“I am grateful that the Lord has permitted me to come this morning, and I thank President McKay for giving me the opportunity to say the few unpremeditated words I have said.   (Today the leaders read their talks from the tele-prompter). I pray the blessings of the Lord to be upon you and upon all of us. I pray the blessings of the Lord to be upon him, the prophet, seer, and revelator of the Church and the President thereof. I pray that we will give him the full measure of support that we have covenanted to give him when we sustained him by our uplifted hands. That is a marvelous covenant we make, and as we make it here, we bind the Church, for this is a constituent assembly speaking for the Church. God grant his blessings may be always with us, to help us, to build us up, to keep us in the straight and narrow path, even until the end of life, and may he enable us to bestow such an impress upon our families as will enable them in turn to follow his paths, never forgetting and applying strictly the great principle he announced, "I am the way, the truth, the life, and the light," and as to this continent, "I am the law," to the end that we ourselves and our families after us, may be saved and exalted and reunited in the hereafter.  (J. Reuben Clark, Jr., Behold the Lamb of God Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Co., 1991, page 295.)

When the Prophet Joseph Smith was alive as a mortal with blood in his veins he said: “This morning I read German and visited with a brother and sister from Michigan, who thought that “a prophet is always a prophet;” BUT I told them that a prophet was a prophet only when he was acting as such.”  
                                      Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith page 278

Again he said: “The world always mistook false prophets for true ones, AND those that WERE sent of God, they considered to be false prophets.  TPJS page 206
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