Mitt Romney believe he can make Jews proselytes of Mormonism by baptizing them after their souls are departed.
This is what a blogger writes on the Haaretz bloodspot:
Jewish Ancestral data banks, were critical instrument in facilitating the Mormon rite of “baptism for the dead” for all those lost souls, preferably Jewish, who might be tired of their afterlife limbo and who may decide, after being vicariously baptized in a Mormon Temple, to join the Church of Latter Day Saints (LDS) and to enter the Kingdom of God through the front door. It’s never too late, the Mormons believe.
My father was crestfallen, then outraged, as were many Jews around the world, especially when it turned out that among the lost Jewish souls that were being nudged up the stairway to LDS heaven there were hundreds of thousands and possibly millions of Holocaust victims who had been butchered by the Nazis specifically because they were Jewish and who had, needless to say, never heard of Mormonism while they were still alive.
Responding to the ensuing Jewish outcry, Mormon leaders promised in 1995 to end the baptism by proxy of Holocaust victims, but were found time and time again to have done very little to actually put an end to the practice. It was only in September of last year, after numerous letdowns, crises and threats of going public, that Jewish leaders seemed satisfied that technological safeguards had finally been put in place to physically prevent persistent Mormons from registering Holocaust victims as potential converts.
For Christians, of course, even in latter-day America, Romney’s Mormonism is more of an issue, with Catholics historically viewing Mormons as heretics and some fundamentalist Protestants seeing them as “a cult”, as Rick Perry’s pastor, Robert Jefress, controversially noted last month.
Most recent polls show that anywhere between 35% and 50% of Evangelicals don’t consider Mormons to be Christians at all.
And while Americans like to tell themselves that they live in a society in which a candidate’s religion does not have any impact on his chances of being elected and then go on to cite the precedent of John Kennedy’s Catholicism not having prevented his election in 1960 – they tend to overlook the fact that Kennedy may just be an exception, and an extraordinarily charismatic one at that, who simply proves the rule.
First of all: Baptism is not a requirement, or a ticket, to enter the Kingdom of Heaven. The thief on the cross was taken to Heaven purely by his faith.
Still I baptize as many people as I can, alive people, who announce that they will follow Jesus of Nazareth. I baptize them in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.
From where is this practice of baptizing of the dead?
From two questions to the Corinthians, found in 1 Corinthians 15:29. One single Bible verse, without conclusion, and no instructions.
1 Corinthians 15:29
Now if there is no resurrection, what will those do who are baptized for the dead? If the dead are not raised at all, why are people baptized for them?
The people who baptized for the dead in Corinth, did not believe in the resurrection. So their acts were under all circumstances wrong. And Paul asks two question to those who are baptized for the dead. They were the forefathers of today’s Mormons.
To let a Mormon do a proxy-Baptism for a departed Jewish forefather, is moving into the occult realm. This is surely wicked.
The Mormons have their extra Book of Mormons, a super revelation distributed by Joseph Smith in 1830 A.D. So it does not matter to the deceived Mormons what the Word of God is saying. The Bible is not their final authority.
Baptism for the dead, is an act of man, a doctrine taught of demons. Paul warned us demonic inspired doctrines would be taught in the latter days. If the US chose Mitt Romney as their president, the Americans will surly get the president they deserve.
Written by Ivar