The Godmakers   -     By: Ed Decker, Dave Hunt
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The Godmakers

Harvest House Publishers / 1997 / Paperback

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Since its inception, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (the Mormons) has attempted to legitimize itself by linking itself to Christianity. But is there really any connection between Mormonism and Christianity? Ed Decker and Dave Hunt say no. They argue, in fact, that Mormonism has much more to do with pagan, self-deification beliefs than with the truths revealed in Christianity.

The God Makers was first published in 1984, and this revised edition appeared in 1997. Since its first edition, it has attracted a lot of attention, from both inside and outside Mormonism. And while many leaders in the Mormon church are vehemently upset about the claims made in the book, none have yet been able to disprove any of the book's claims.

What kind of claims do Decker and Hunt make? The most important is the revelation that Mormonism is founded on the belief that humans can become gods. God, according to official Mormon doctrine, was once a human who went on to become a god. And even though this heretical concept was discussed and disputed by Christians in their early history, Mormonism still claims its connection to Christianity. Official Mormon teaching states that the founder of Mormonism, Joseph Smith, received a revelation from angels saying that the Christian church was now apostate, after the true Christian message was distorted in the first century of the church. Smith's revelations are thought to be a restoration of true Christian beliefs, so Mormonism confidently claims to be the true Christian church.

These two claims, that we can become gods and that a new revelation to the church was necessary, are easy to dispute biblically. Yet because Smith and his followers have couched their pagan philosophy in Christian terms, they continue to maintain their legitimacy. And the Mormons have put on a very respectable face, showing themselves as supporters of family and moral decency. But Decker and Hunt remind us that behind the public image arepotentially dangerous and destructive doctrines. And they expose some of the inconsistencies in Mormon thought and doctrine. Thus, their book continues to have a phenomenal impact, particular with those dissatisfied with the Mormon church.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 304
Vendor: Harvest House Publishers
Publication Date: 1997
Dimensions: 8.37 X 5.37 X 1.0 (inches)
ISBN: 1565077172
ISBN-13: 9781565077171
Availability: In Stock

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"This book is dynamite! The most powerful thing I've read on the subject. Get your Mormon friends to read it."
--Dr. John MacArthur
Pastor-Teacher, Grace Community Church, CA

Mormons claim to follow the same God and the same Jesus as Christians. They also state that their gospel comes from the Bible. But are they telling the truth? The God Makers, one of the most powerful books to penetrate the veil of secrecy surrounding the rituals and doctrines of the Mormon Church, reveals the inner workings and beliefs of Mormonism. Through personal interviews and well-documented evidence, you'll discover the true nature of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its hidden worldwide agenda.

Author Bio

Ed Decker is the founder and International Director of Saints Alive in Jesus, a countercults ministry.  He is known for his bestsellers The God Makers, The God Makers II, and What You Need to Know About Masons. Dave Hunt is an internationally known author and lecturer. He has authored over 30 books with combined sales of more than 4 million copies. Among his bestselling titles are A Cup of Trembling, Global Peace and the Rise of the Antichrist, The Seduction of Christianity, and The God Makers. His monthly newsletter, The Berean Call, has a readership of more than 200,000 people.

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