Theft-Now what?

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mormon missionaries stoop to theft

Written by Bob Betts

On the Saturday morning of September 12th, 2009, volunteers from Concerned Christians went door to door in a neighborhood near to where a Mormon temple is soon to be built in Gilbert, Arizona, to distribute door hangers containing the DVD entitled, Jesus Christ/Joseph Smith. It is the same DVD which was distributed a couple of years ago in several states, including Arizona, and especially in Utah. Several local areas in Phoenix’s southeast valley received them, specifically Mesa, Tempe, and Gilbert.

As reported to us by a resident in the Gilbert neighborhood, a few minutes after our volunteers completed their distribution, Mormon missionaries went through that same neighborhood and removed those DVDs.

We don’t know if these missionaries acted on their own, or were put up to it by their superior(s). Such an act is not just unethical, but larceny.

Such an act also reflects on the LDS doctrine of agency, whereby the Mormon religion teaches free choice. In the LDS teaching manual, Gospel Principles, chapter 4 is entitled, “FREEDOM TO CHOOSE.” After quoting the LDS scripture, “Thou mayest choose for thyself, for it is given unto thee” (Moses 3:17, in Pearl of Great Price), Mormons are taught, “God has told us through his prophets that we are free to choose between good and evil.

It is apparent that the Mormon missionaries were using their freedom of choice to do evil, whether acting on their own or choosing to do as they were told by their leadership. At the same time, they violated the agency of those Gilbert residents who should have had the chance to exercise their own freedom to choose whether or not to view the DVD, and whether or not to believe and agree with the message of the DVD.

Is the LDS religion so threatened by such a challenge to Joseph Smith’s teachings that they must resort to stealing, even in violation of their own doctrine of the “freedom to choose”?

Concerned Christians is considering its options of response. Legal action will not be taken this time. Another distribution is being considered; only next time, with video camera wielding guards, stationed around the neighborhoods. I’m sure the Mormon religion would not want such an exposure of this practice in the media, on YouTube or at the Maricopa County Attorney General's office.

To view this feared DVD that the LDS missionaries and/or LDS leadership don't want Gilbert residents to see, go to the main menu item near the bottom of the left column, "watch, listen, learn."


(Please click on the title of this post to go to Concerned Christians. A very good web site for those who seek to know the truth about the Mormon faith)

2 comments:

mutton October 17, 2009 at 5:05 PM  

I was a member of the Mormon church for 36 years, then I retired and did some research on the church. I was horrified, and had to demand that they remove my name from the records.
The leaders are all Freemasons and they worship SATAN, a lot of members are also Freemasons.In that sense alone they are committing spiritual adultery.
Saturday is the SABBATH day (and can be proved easily) not Sunday.
So this means that they will not be 'Caught Up' when the Lord comes back to Earth.

handmaiden October 19, 2009 at 11:54 PM  

Mutton, so glad to know your out of the Mormon CULT!!!!
And you are right, they will not be 'Caught Up' when the Lord comes back to earth.
I think you nailed it on the obvious head, "They worship SATAN"
Hope you come back again.
handmaiden

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