Re: Why we believe

From: Spike Jones (
Date: Wed Jul 05 2000 - 23:33:53 MDT

> Revelations 22:18
> "For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book."
> (end)
> John M Grigg wrote:
> As a fulltime Mormon missionary I was hit with this scripture all the time in the Bible belt. Our explanation was that if a man was authorized by God to bring forth additional scripture, than divine condemnation would not follow.

John you can do better than that. Point out that the Gospel of John was
written *after* the Revelation, which was written during the Patmos
exile. So if the Revelator meant *the whole bible* by the words "this
book" then he would fall under his own anathema. Taday's bible
trivia... spike

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