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John Bunyan vs. Joseph Smith
Posted 28 July 2014 - 09:20 PM
Joseph Smith grew up in some of the similar religious unrest or questionings.
I find it interesting that John Bunyan wrote Pilgrim's Progress, a book that is very closely aligned to the Bible. However, Joseph Smith said that he was told that none of the religions was correct. That they were all false. And he wrote The Book of Mormon, which is not closely aligned to the Bible.
Just wanted to post my observations.
Posted 28 July 2014 - 09:32 PM
Posted 04 August 2014 - 07:42 AM
Mormonism teaches something similar to what Eve was tempted with, false claims to be able to become a god.
A lot of sources cite Joseph Smith and some other early Mormons as freemasons. I hope the Mormons wake up spiritually and realize who the founder of their religion was.
Edited by clean, 23 August 2014 - 08:00 AM.
Posted 20 August 2014 - 10:27 PM
Posted 20 August 2014 - 10:39 PM
When I hear the name John Bunyan I alway think of the giant lumberman and his giant Ox Blue. ;-)
John Bunyan was arrested for his preaching, If I recall, and he wanted to help his daughter understand the Christian walk, so he wrote Pilgrim's Progress in a crypted way so that it would not be stopped by the guards or what have you.
Posted 20 August 2014 - 11:18 PM
Charles H. Spurgeon on Paul Bunyan
Have you never seen an earnest minister, with hands uplifted and eyes dropping tears, pleading with the sons of men?
Mr. Bunyan is the chief, and head, and lord of all allegorists, and is not to be followed by us into the deep places of typical and symbolical utterance. He was a swimmer, we are but mere waders, and must not go beyond our depth.