Top Ten

Top discrepancies between the Holy Book of Mormon and the Mormon Church:

1. Kneel for Communion

1 The manner of their elders and priests administering the flesh and blood of Christ unto the church and they administered it according to the commandments of Christ wherefore we know that the manner to be true and the elder or priest did minister it

2 and they did kneel down with the church (Moroni 4)

2. Meetings Conducted by Spirit

9 And their meetings were conducted by the church after the manner of the workings of the Spirit and by the power of the Holy Ghost for as the power of the Holy Ghost led them whether to preach or exhort or to pray or to supplicate or to sing even so it was done. Amen. (Moroni 6)

3. Priests Preached

21 Every church having their priests and their teachers, and every priest preaching the word according as it was delivered to him by the mouth of Alma. (Mosiah 25)

4. One Priest Over 50 Members

18 And it came to pass that Alma, having authority from God, ordained priests; even one priest to every fifty of their number did he ordain to preach unto them, and to teach them concerning the things pertaining to the kingdom of God. (Mosiah 18)

5. Priests Financially Supported

28 And thus they should impart of their substance of their own free will and good desires towards God, and to those priests that stood in need, yea, and to every needy, naked soul. (Mosiah 18)

6. Communion for the Baptized

5 Give it unto the people of my church unto all those who shall believe and be baptized in my name.

11 To those who repent and are baptized in my name (3 Nephi 18)

7. Baptism for Sinners

22 On this wise shall ye baptize and there shall be no disputations among you.

23 Verily I say unto you that whoso repenteth of his sins through your words and desireth to be baptized in my name on this wise shall ye baptize. (3 Nephi 11)

11 And their little children need no repentance neither baptism. Behold baptism is unto repentance to the fulfilling the commandments unto the remission of sins. (Moroni 8:11)

8. Gift of the Holy Ghost for All

17 The Holy Ghost which is the gift of God unto all those who diligently seek him. (1 Nephi 10)

20 Whoso cometh unto me with a broken heart and a contrite spirit him will I baptize with fire and with the Holy Ghost (3 Nephi 9)

44 While Peter yet spake these words the Holy Ghost fell on all them which heard the word.

45 And they of the circumcision which believed were astonished as many as came with Peter because that on the Gentiles also was poured out the gift of the Holy Ghost.

46 For they heard them speak with tongues, and magnify God. Then answered Peter,

47 Can any man forbid water, that these should not be baptized, which have received the Holy Ghost as well as we? (Acts 10)

9. False Churches Will Say – ‘I, I am the Lord’s’

3 For it shall come to pass in that day that the churches which are built up and not unto the Lord when the one shall say unto the other: Behold, I, I am the Lord’s; and the others shall say: I, I am the Lord’s; and thus shall every one say that hath built up churches and not unto the Lord (2 Nephi 28)

10. No Hell and No Devil

22 And behold others he flattereth away and telleth them there is no hell and he saith unto them I am no Devil for there is none and thus he whispereth in their ears until he grasps them with his awful chains from whence there is no deliverance (2 Nephi 28)

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