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Hello everybody!

 

I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year. The month of December for witnessing was encouraging.

Thank you all for your continued prayers and financial support of my ministry! If you are able to set up a recurring monthly donation this would really be helpful to me and my ministry. You may set this up with your bank using BillPay or you can set up a PayPal account. Your financial contributions are so appreciated!

LDS

I have been talking with several LDS missionaries about who Jesus is and how to spot a false prophet. I sent a sample of false prophecies that Joseph Smith which you can click here. We went through a few of them in the list. The main false prophecy we went through was Doctrine and Covenants (D&C) 84:1-5 which says:

1 A revelation of Jesus Christ unto his servant Joseph Smith, Jun., and six elders, as they united their hearts and lifted their voices on high.

2 Yea, the word of the Lord concerning his church, established in the last days for the restoration of his people, as he has spoken by the mouth of his prophets, and for the gathering of his saints to stand upon Mount Zion, which shall be the city of New Jerusalem.

3 Which city shall be built, beginning at the temple lot, which is appointed by the finger of the Lord, in the western boundaries of the State of Missouri, and dedicated by the hand of Joseph Smith, Jun., and others with whom the Lord was well pleased.

4 Verily this is the word of the Lord that the city New Jerusalem shall be built by the gathering of the saints, beginning at this place, even the place of the temple, which temple shall be reared in this generation.

5 For verily this generation shall not all pass away until an house shall be built unto the Lord, and a cloud shall rest upon it, which cloud shall be even the glory of the Lord, which shall fill the house.

Joseph supposedly had that revelation in the 1830’s. Smith died in 1844. Many generations have passed since, and there is still no temple there in Independence, Missouri. The LDS Church does not even own the property where the temple was supposed to be built. A smaller Mormon denomination known as the Temple Lot owns it. The missionaries know that all of these prophecies have not come true and are making excuses for why they did not come true. There should be no excuse for these false prophecies because even the LDS scripture says there should be no excuse:

37 Search these commandments, for they are true and faithful, and the prophecies and promises which are in them shall all be fulfilled.

38 What I the Lord have spoken, I have spoken, and I excuse not myself; and though the heavens and the earth pass away, my word shall not pass away, but shall all be fulfilled, whether by mine own voice or by the voice of my servants, it is the same.-Doctrine and Covenants 1:37-38.

Please pray that these missionaries will see the truth about their founding prophet. I have also been talking to another missionary that privately messaged me saying he believes the Bible to be complete, and he is unsure about whether The Book of Mormon is true. This is very important for this missionary to see the Bible as complete because the LDS scriptures teach that many “plain and precious truths” are lost as it says in 1 Nephi 13 in The Book of Mormon. I have been explaining to this young man that if the Bible is complete that means 1 Nephi 13 cannot be true because it says things are missing in the Bible. Please pray for this young man as the LDS Church is going through The Book of Mormon this year with the manual “Come Follow Me

Baha’i

When I originally started my ministry to members of the Baha’i faith, I was advised by others to leave them alone and not to witness to them. I was in utter shock. Fellow Christians telling me that it was ok to witness to Mormons and Jehovah’s Witnesses, but to leave members of the Baha’i faith alone was shocking! Their negative comments ignited a bigger passion for me to witness to Baha’is.

I recently posted in a few Christian forums on Facebook asking if anyone is interested in witnessing to members of the Baha’i faith. I have had three people say they want to learn more about the Baha’i faith and asked for tips on how to witness to them better. So, for this upcoming year I plan to get as many resources together that I can in one file on the Baha’i faith. There are not many Christians who want to witness to the Baha’i faith, but they are an unreached people group that need to hear Jesus just like The Mormons or Jehovah’s Witnesses!

If any of you are interested in learning about the Baha’i faith I am wanting to do a zoom session once a week where we can talk and strategize on how to witness to members of the Baha’i faith. How are the members of the Baha’i faith able to hear the gospel if no one gives the message of the gospel to them?

“For everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved. How then will they call on him in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in him of whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without someone preaching? And how are they to preach unless they are sent? As it is written, "How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the good news!" But they have not all obeyed the gospel. For Isaiah says, "Lord, who has believed what he has heard from us?" So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.”

Romans 10:13-17 ESV

 

Confirmed trips:

  • April 2nd-6th for General Conference

  • July 7-15th for the Hill of Cumorah Pageant 

  • Early to mid-August to Independence, Missouri to the many Mormon denominations

Possible Trip:

  • Washington, D.C. LDS rededication Dates TBD
     



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    Love,

    Trevor

 

 

 

 

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