Posted: Saturday, July 14, 2012 12:00 am
Updated: 7:04 am, Sat Jul 14, 2012.
Since Mitt Romney has secured the Republican nomination for president, there has been lots of talk recently on whether an evangelical Christian should vote for a Mormon. Allow me to give one pastor's opinion.
First off, it must be understood that Mormonism is not a part of Christianity. The Mormon definitions of God, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit, Heaven, Hell, salvation, redemption and other major theological elements are drastically different than those of historic, orthodox Christianity. No matter how hard the Mormon church tries to convince people that they are a part of Christianity, they are not. For example, any religion who had one of their leaders (fifth Mormon president Lorenzo Snow) say: "As man now is, God once was; as God is now man may be" (i.e.: God was once a man who progressed to godhood, and we, too can a become a god) is definitely outside of biblical Christianity.
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Saturday, July 14, 2012 12:00 am.
Updated: 7:04 am.