The Candidate Christians Can Back?
Most of us know that
sometimes those things which are attractive on the outside may in
reality be trouble in disguise. It would be much simpler if we could
just instantaneously spot counterfeit money, forged paintings, bogus
relics or worthless items masquerading as valuable antiques. The same is
true with those who would desire to lead us both spiritually and
Indeed, the most hideous
evil may in fact not always be the most obvious. The Apostle Paul makes
this analogy as he instructs the Corinthian church that even the epitome
of evil can appear benign, enticing, even wonderful.
“…for Satan himself is
transformed into an angel of light.”
(II Cor. 11:14)
In the United States, our
Presidential election is still over 14 months away. It is not my
intention here to tell you who to cast your vote for. Rather, even at
this early date, I think it is warranted to discuss the issue of
Mormonism and the candidacy of former Massachusetts governor and
Republican Presidential contender, Mitt Romney. Increasing numbers of
evangelicals may think he is the kind of conservative they want in the
White House but no matter how much one tries to justify or dress up
Mormonism it is still a deadly, non-Christian cult.
I am rabidly pro-life and
anti-abortion. Though once pro-choice, Romney says he has changed horses
concerning this pivotal issue. His stance on most issues such as free
speech and traditional marriage lines up with the majority of
Evangelicals. He does appear to be the most conservative of the top
three or four GOP candidates. But still, the dilemma is his devout
Mormonism, which extends back to his father, the ex-governor of Michigan
and his openly polygamist grandfather. Is Romney a sort of Trojan Horse
who, if elected to the Presidency or Vice Presidency, may in reality
turn out to be a proverbial “angel of light?”
Let me assure you that my
concerns are not wild-eyed, unfounded assertions. For many years, I have
labored alongside former Mormons in an effort to see those caught in the
legalism and false doctrines of Mormonism find peace and freedom through
the Jesus of the Bible. I serve on the board of directors and also as
the Vice President of Saints Alive in Jesus, one of the oldest and
perhaps the best-known organization whose purpose is to expose Mormonism
for the worthless, salvation-barren religion that it is.
Along with Saints Alive
founder, Ed Decker, I treasure the relationship I have with another
former Mormon elder, Jim Spencer. Though there are several other zealous
missionaries reaching out to the Mormons, Ed, Jim and my mentor, the
late Dr. Walter Martin, have probably won more Mormons to the Jesus of
the Bible and done more damage to one of Satan’s most effective
deceptions than any other trio who have lived since Joseph Smith claimed
to have had an encounter with the angel Moroni in upstate New York in
the early nineteenth century.
Space here will not
permit me to delve into the doctrinal divide that separates Mormonism
from authentic Christianity. However, let it suffice to say that since
the Jesus of The Book of Mormon is a created being and also the
spirit brother of Lucifer, then the Jesus of Mormonism is not, and
according to both Christian doctrine and Mormon doctrine,
cannot be the Jesus of biblical Christianity. This creates a
theological void that no amount of discussion, good will or lofty
intentions can overcome if one chooses to accept the truth and
not the erroneous conclusion that Mormons are somehow Christians. It is
for these reasons (among many others) that Ed Decker, Jim Spencer,
myself and a host of other apologists are outspokenly opposed to a
How should Christians
respond if he is nominated for either President or Vice President? Being
aware of the well-known “revelation” Joseph Smith had that someday a
Mormon would ride to the top, rescue America and then somehow install a
theocracy, voting for Romney is for me, not an option. How can a
biblically minded person vote for a man to become the most powerful
leader in our nation – and the world – when it is a fact that the person
running for office has sworn secret satanic creeds and oaths behind the
closed doors of a Mormon temple and is wearing the “sacred” occult
undergarments of another god? Understand, the ritual creeds Romney has
sworn to uphold trump all others he might ever agree to and are
responsible for the hellish eternal doom of millions of Mormons over the
past 170+ years.
These words may disturb
or even anger some people whose version of Christianity finds it
inconvenient to transfer biblical absolute standards from the church
doors to the political realm. Still, the fact remains that cultic
religion devastates and destroys. Knowing his modus operandi, surely
Satan would find countless ways to manipulate a leader so deeply
entrenched in cultic beliefs. If for no other reason than this, we need
to consider carefully who will run for the highest office in the land
next year. Unless born-again Governor Mike Huckabee or Christian
constitutionalist, Ron Paul should have an
unexpected vault to the top of the GOP stable of candidates, biblical
well be faced with an extremely disconcerting dilemma come 2008. Being accountable
for our choices at the polls, can anyone fathom the choice of either
Hillary Clinton or a Mormon??? God help us.
As distasteful as that
last thought may be, I believe the most disturbing issue is that even
before a primary vote is cast or a convention has been convened, so many
prominent Christian leaders have thrown in with Mitt the Mormon. I
question, do Lou Sheldon, Mark DeMoss or Pat Robertson really grasp the
potential damage of endorsing Romney? We are not yet even faced with a
general election between a pro-abortionist like Barack Obama or a
socialists such as Hillary Clinton and a
temple Mormon but with Evangelical leaders and laymen lining up behind
Romney this far out from election-day do we somehow suppose that a
cultist is just the best that can be mustered in the GOP? Shouldn’t we
be working like crazy to see a candidate dedicated to the real
Jesus be put on the national ballet? If, by the endorsement of high
profile Christians, Mitt Romney finds his way onto the ticket and wins
these things are absolutely certain:
Mormonism influence and acceptability will certainly be advanced
Mormons will be appointed throughout the federal government
Voices like mine, Ed Decker’s and Jim Spencer’s will be intimidated from
God only knows how many more unsuspecting souls will be seduced into
accepting the demonic doctrines of a false religion.
Truly, the most hideous evil is not always the most obvious. Electing a
conservative Mormon to the office of President could be as disastrous
for the cause of Christ as that of any far left liberal. - EB
“Providence has given to our people the
choice of their rulers and it is our duty and privilege to choose and
prefer Christians for our leaders.”
- John Jay,
First U.S. Secretary of State, First Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme
(Written in 1816)
When the righteous are in authority,
the people rejoice, but when a wicked man rules, the people groan.
much more on Mormonism see the special insert page in this newsletter
Ed Decker at
Jim Spencer at
FROM SOUTH AFRICA
We are so blessed to find your website. For many long
frustrating years we have come up against a wall of hostility and
unbelief with other fellow Christians whom we have tried to lovingly
warn about the occultic works, themes, items, movies, jewelry etc...
that seem to be more and more acceptable to them. We have at times even
doubted our own belief system, that maybe we are the wrong ones, until
God Himself reveals more truths to us from His Word and His Spirit and
encourages us to continue to fight the subtle dark lies of the devil
that His people are accepting as truth!! So thank you for website, we
shall be back often for new updates and material. Blessings in Him,
- Ian & Dawn
Praise God for someone who is not afraid to stand up against the Harry
Potter frenzy. I have been made fun of my my friends (and I am 51)
because of refusing to read it or the DaVinci Code and for not praising
a Mormon running for the White House. (You can only guess what people
think of me because I speak out about Mormonism and the resulting
spiritual warfare.) I used to be Mormon but I am a born again, spirit
filled Christian who only believes the Word of God as divine Truth. I
believe that we are in such times of immorality that today's TV and
movie "heroes" are what used to be called "SINNERS". Thank you for such
an answer to a letter as I just read on your website from a Harry Potter
fan. It was the best answer I have seen yet to the question of whether
Christians should read Harry Potter.
We need something done! Do our children have any rights
or legal grounds for what is happening to them?
I saw you when I was young in Sequim,WA. I now live in Chicago and going
to your seminars at a young age, there are many things that still stick
out in my mind that I use from day to day life. Thank you for your
stand. I appreciate the work that you do.
I am absolutely disgusted right now. I am sick to my stomach. My
husband, Thorpe and I came out of a meeting Thurs. with Ashley's 7th
grade teacher and principal of (name of school
omited) Chicago public grammar school).
We were concerned about the teacher swearing in the classroom and a
condescending remark made by the teacher to Ashley. What followed in the
next 24 hours was appalling!
We found out the novel she reads to her class every year is THE
CHOCOLATE WAR by Robert Cormier. If anyone is unfamiliar with this book,
it is explicit, obscene, vulgar and completely offensive!
Bottom line. If any adult were to read this book to one of our kids
outside of the school – they would be arrested! Apparently it is all
right if they are being taught the same material inside of school and
graded on it!
In our meeting we discussed the perverted mentality of the writer and
those who agreed it was "a good book". The principal and teacher felt
there was nothing wrong with the book and backed it whole-heartedly.
They told us Ashley could read another book, but what does that do to
her friends and the rest of the class? They are still hearing this. I am
saddened for the kids who's parents don't speak English that are
oblivious to what is going on in their school. What's so crazy is they
don't even get our concern. They are completely blinded. The fact that
the principle of the school was not sensitive to the material being
given to students, is a big character and professional issue and should
not go unnoticed.
Someone needs to fight for our kids!
Thank you for your time.
What a blessing to know that the seminar at Sequim way back in the mid
80's would be still making an impact today...wow. I am saddened that it
took this occasion to find it out however. I will check out the links
and information you have included for me.
The battle you have described (with rotten teachers and curriculum) is
one I have heard about on literally dozens of occasions through the
years. I appears that the larger the school district and the bigger the
city (i.e. Chicago) the worse the problem as well.
It is for this very reason I have decided to take on the monumental task
of funding the Christian schooling of my grandkids. Its a terrific
financial sacrifice - one we feel everyday - but the rewards may include
their eternal salvation. Nothing is more important than that.
Besides the battle over the curriculum (which will only get worse grade
by grade) and the ungodly attitudes of some teachers one of my biggest
concerns was with what kids are allowed to get away with in school
today. There is little or NO discipline thanks to the secularists in
control and the ACLU (read that Anti Christian Lawyers Union). The
lifestyle and very spirit in the government schools is more evil and
perverse by the year. Trust me, the anti-God left has been and is now
using the schools to indoctrinate all ages into a godless lifestyle of
zero morals that will eventually be our national demise unless there is
an unprecedented revival of monumental proportions ("...bring it on
Lord!") I have enumerated a little of this in my article "Thank God for
Christian School" at
I strongly encourage you and your husband to seek the Lord about pulling
your kids out of public schools...they ain't what they were when I was a
boy..." !!! I suggest you read and allow Psalm 1:1-2 speak to your
heart. It warns us not to allow ourselves to be taught by pagans. It
also instructs us to teach our kids the Scriptures "day and night" not
just on Sunday morning. Christian schools are not perfect but at least
our kids have a fighting chance of leaving school still believing in God
and not evolution; knowing the Scriptures and not Harry Potter; and
being pro-life instead of having already had an abortion.
Please keep me posted and let me know if you need more information or
would like to speak to me personally. I am available to your family
God Bless you!
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Preach on brother! I am honored.
There is no way to say how blessed your letter made me just now. It made
my day. Makes me want to come to NJ where I have never ministered in all
these years but it sounds like you have it covered well!
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