“I know they are going to comment.” I said to S.M. after posting a status on my Facebook personal profile (the private one you don’t have access to). The status was to all Christians on my page. I poised it that way to get some feedback on a verse.
S.M. nodded. “They think they are Christian.”
“That shows a total lack of understanding about their own religion.” I said. “It’s one thing to say, I’m a Mormon. That says, you believe in the doctrine of your religion. But to also say, I’m a Christian, and yet ignore the essential differences between Christianity and Mormonism is so blind. Their organization starts to tell them to tell all of us that they are Christian, too, and their followers do so without even checking facts.”
And true enough…one of them commented.
In fact, a lot of times, whenever I post a status directed at believers on my personal Facebook, I think they make a point of commenting as if saying, We are Christian, too. It’s a passive-aggressive thing, I think, where you don’t know whether to accuse or ignore it. I usually ignore it.
S.M. rises from the couch. He walks into the kitchen and pulls out a soda. I decide to share this article which shows the difference between Islam and Mormonism with Christianity:
The Bible teaches that subsequent revelation from God must be consistent with previous revelation (Deuteronomy 13:1–6). Therefore, Mormonism and Islam must be rejected on their own terms. These religions cannot be correct because they are intrinsically incoherent; they contradict the Bible while simultaneously endorsing the Bible. It is also worth noting that since the god of Islam contradicts himself, there is no basis for the law of non-contradiction in the Muslim worldview. – Read More (emphasis mine)
If you are Mormon and you are reading this, understand that, if you are going to insist on saying, I’m Christian, too, you must learn about the religion you have joined, or you are just touting the company line. Don’t follow anything or anyone blindly. Not even believers like me follow something blindly. It’s good to dig deep.
I just wish one Mormon would come forward and say, “I’m Mormon, not Christian.”
I could respect that.