Saturday, March 24, 2007

Mormons miffed over coffee-swilling angel image

Interesting news article; the Mormon Church is apparently miffed about some unauthorized T-Shirts being sold showing the angel Moroni drinking coffee. (Coffee drinking is a big no-no in the Mormon Church). This is the same angel Moroni who supposedly brought the new "revelation" of Mormonism to Joseph Smith, the founder of the Mormon religion. On the cover of every Book of Mormon it is subtitled "Another Testament of Jesus Christ". They call it "another testament". I call it what it really is: "another gospel". The Bible warns against those who teach "another gospel"

Don't the Mormons understand the scripture that says: "But even if we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel to you than what we have preached to you, let him be accursed." ? (Galatians 1:8)

And I remembered that the Muslims also say that "an angel" , this time Gabriel, supposedly, brought them their message to their prophet (Mohammed). Mohammed supposedly wrote the Koran as he was given the message by this so-called angel.

As I read the article I thought to myself how much the Mormons and the Muslims would take a giant leap closer to the truth if they'd simply pay attention to what the Word of God says. Meanwhile, beware of anyone who says "an angel" brought him a new gospel, new revelation, or whatever they wish to call it.

"for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light." (2 Cor. 11:14) . Peace.

TAYLORSVILLE, Utah (AP) -- For a coffee shop, T-shirts of a Mormon angel with java flowing into his trumpet are selling well. But they don't have the blessing of religious leaders.
The shirts have upset the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Not only is the angel Moroni a revered figure -- Mormons believe he appeared to church founder Joseph Smith -- but church members are discouraged from drinking coffee.
The shirts show Moroni, a male figure in a robe blowing a trumpet. The trumpet is turned up at an angle as coffee is poured in.
"They've been the best-selling T-shirts we've ever done," said Just Add Coffee co-owner Ed Beazer.
The church informed Beazer that the angel's image is a registered trademark....

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