Joseph Smith Archive

Problems with the Gold Plates of the Book of Mormon

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This article first appeared in Christian Research Journal, volume 34, number 02 (2011). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org SYNOPSIS Joseph Smith, Jr., the founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS, or Mormons), claimed that after both God the Father and Jesus Christ visited him […]

Hank Hanegraaff with Elliot Miller

On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast Hank welcomes Editor-in-Chief of the Christian Research Journal, Elliot Miller as they discuss the current issue of the Journal and answer questions on the following topics: How would you respond to somebody who said Joseph Smith was martyred? Do you have resources that prove evolution is untrue? Was Noah’s […]

Mormonism and the Authority of Scripture

Hank answers the question: Did Joseph Smith write himself into the book of Genesis in his New Translation of The

Is Mormonism Christian? Elliot Miller responds.

Elliot Miller, editor-in-chief. The award-winning Christian Research Journal (published 6 times per year) probes today’s religious movements, promotes doctrinal discernment

Is Mormonism Christian?

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was birthed in 1820 by an alleged vision in which two celestial personages appeared to Joseph Smith claiming all existing churches were wrong, all their creeds were an abomination, and all their professors were corrupt. According to these personages, Smith had been chosen to restore—not reform—a church […]

Are some people drunk on the Millennium?

Have you ever noticed how many people seem to be metaphorically drunk on the millennium? You go back to the early 1800s and you have a broad range of people that are seeking to time the approaching terror and the turmoil of the tribulation correlated with the Second Coming by correlating current events with biblical […]