Sunday, March 6, 2016

LDS $3 bill

A picture taken from BYU's webpage, literally showing a $3 bill produced by the Deseret Currency Association--with Mormon Prophet/President/Seer/Revelator Brigham Young signature at the bottom.

 Notice at the top of the note is literally an image of sheep getting fleeced, for those that do not know--Mormonism requires members to pay 10% of their income (among other things) in order to be considered worthy to enter the temple and become a god. In fact, Mormon Sunday schools even to this day say, "pay your tithe or burn." Mormon scripture has Jesus saying,

 "Behold, now it is called today until the coming of the Son of Man, and verily it is a day of sacrifice, and a day for the tithing of my people; for he that is tithed shall not be burned at his coming."--Doctrine and Covenants 64:23

Also, interesting, its generally recognized that the LDS increased the amount of what tithing should be. Movements that broke with the LDS like the RLDS (Community of Christ) only require a 10% tithe of a person's "increase" whereas the LDS want a flat 10% of everything before taxes--wards leaders will even confront people before and after the chapel service on Sunday saying they need to discuss their tithing.

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