|Did you know the modern Mormon lies when he says
polygamy was suspended by a revelation from God? Here, on the contrary,
is the mind and will of Israel's God Concerning the Matter: the 1886 Revelation to John
Taylor, the third President of the Mormon Church who would not sign a
"manifesto" suspending polygamy at the behest of rich monogamous bankers and
businessmen who wanted the government off their backs, because the Edmonds-Tucker act
recently passed by Congress threatened to disenfranchise them and threatened to deny them
their riches! Here is the revelation in John's own handwriting, which the Mormons have in
a vault, and which was seen by Raymond Taylor the Grandson of John Taylor, and brother to
Samuel Taylor who wrote a book titled Nightfall at Nauvoo which was for a time on
the NY Times bestseller list. Despite possessing the revelation, they (Mormondom)
deny its existence. Didn't their mothers teach these craven cowards not to
lie? Joseph F. Smith, sixth President of the Mormon Church testified truthfully
before Congress (Smoot Investigation) over ten years past the manifesto of 1890 suspending
polygamy that he had five wives!
Revelation from the Lord
he original of this document was found
by John W. Taylor, the son of President Taylor, and executor to the
estate of his Father, among the papers lying upon his desk at President Taylors
death. It now is in a secret room along with John Taylors journal, in the LDS Church
Historical Department (though they deny it, for it has been seen by Raymond W. Taylor as
per statements made by Samuel W. Taylor, grandson of John and son of John W.), and it
proves the Church has gone contrary to the mind and will of the Lord God of Israel and was
never presented to the Church. But the negro-priesthood revelation
from the IRS was never presented to the Church either. Elders should explain the
circumstances the heads of the Church were under at the time: There was a $300 reward on
the head of John Taylor, and a five hundred dollar reward on the head of George Q. Cannon,
to intentionally insult the President of the Church by placing a higher reward on the head
of his counselor! They were in hiding for three years being chased by US Marshals! Extreme
pressure was brought to bear upon the heads of the Church to surrender the principle of
Plural Marriage by the members themselves, who were rich monogamous businessmen. At the
behest of such men, George Q. Cannon drew up a manifesto and asked
President Taylor to inquire of the Lord concerning its adoption to get the government off
their backs. President Taylor received the following revelation:
|REVELATION TO JOHN TAYLOR, SEPT. 26, 1886:
My son John, you have asked me concerning the New and Everlasting Covenant, how far it is binding upon my people. Thus saith the Lord, All commandments that I give must be obeyed by those calling themselves by my name unless they are revoked by me or by my authority, And how can I revoke an everlasting covenant; for I the Lord am everlasting and my everlasting covenants cannot be abrogated nor done away with; but they stand forever. Have I not given my word in great plainness on this subject? Yet have not great numbers of my people been negligent in the observance of my law and the keeping of my commandments? and yet have I borne with them these many years, and this because of their weakness, because of the perilous times, and furthermore, it is more pleasing to me that men should use their free agency in regard to these matters.
Nevertheless, I the Lord do not change, and my word and my law do not. And as I have heretofore said by my servant Joseph, All those who would enter into my glory must and shall obey my law, and have I not commanded men that if they were Abrahams seed and would enter into my glory, they must do the works of Abraham? I have not revoked this law, nor will I, for it is everlasting, and those who will enter into my glory must obey the conditions thereof, even so, Amen.
A statement from the Son of John Taylor who was a member of the Quorum of the
Twelve in 1911,
John W. Taylor, who had been visited by the Saviour also.
|John W. Taylor: My Father received
a revelation which however was never presented to the Church, and I refer to this not
because it was a revelation to my Father; I dont think a revelation because it came
through him was any greater than one received through any other President of the
Church...This revelation is either true or it is false.
Assuming that it is true, it seems to me that it would be better to offer leniency on the side of the Lord, if you are to offer any leniency, than on the side of politics...Brother Lyman, what do you think of the revelation to my Father? Minutes of Council of Twelve Meeting concerning fellowship of John W. Taylor, son of John Taylor, and Apostle of the Lord Jesus Christ, held in the Salt Lake Temple, February 22, 1911, at 10 am, at which were present: President Francis M. Lyman, Heber J. Grant, Hyrum M. Smith, Charles W. Penrose, George F. Richards, Orson F. Whitney, David O. Mckay, Anthony W. Ivins, and Joseph F. Smith, Jr.
|The Circumstances Surrounding the Meeting of 1886 in Centerville, Utah (pages taken from Keys to the Priesthood Illustrated by Lyn L and Stephen L. Bishop of Draper, Utah:|
I might give here, an explanation of my coming in contact with the book mentioned above. One day in Spring of 1974, while attending Brigham Young University I took a required class on the Book of Mormon taught by George W. Pace, held in the Joseph Smith auditorium. George, whom I admired greatly at the time, used this classroom as an opportunity to instill in young attendees, what is known as a "testimony" of the precepts and principles of the Gospel. He at this class meeting had a "question and answer period" in which students were encouraged to ask questions on theology which puzzled them or otherwise mystified them. After several questions had been asked and answered by Bro. Pace, a returned missionary stood up in the back of the auditorium, which had an echo, and asked in the loud voice, "While I was on my mission in ___________ (I can't remember the place) some anti-Mormons gave us literature which quoted Brigham Young teaching that Adam was God. Would you please tell me if this is true, and if Brigham Young taught this, was he wrong?" Bro. Pace paused a moment before replying and answered: "The documents are in Special Collections on the fifth floor of the Harold B. Lee Library (which was right next door to the Joseph Smith auditorium). I urge you to go up and read the documents for yourself and make your own judgment." This created a hue and cry of astonishment from the class, and this was only my second time that I had heard the Adam-God theory mentioned. I waited for everyone to file out of the auditorium and left to myself, alone, I raised my voice to God asking Him on the subject. Whereupon I was seized upon by the almighty Power and Spirit of God which descended upon me, and I was almost physically picked up and carried by the Spirit to the Harold B. Lee library, to the fifth floor, I think it was, but right over to the bookshelf where this book Keys to the Priesthood Illustrated by Lyn L and Stephen L. Bishop of Draper, Utah was located. I immediately checked it out, carried it home and began to read. A spirit of fear then came upon me, that I was being deceived, so I took the book back and to the librarian on that floor I protested that such "apostate literature" could be had in this of all libraries! Later I have been revealed in too numerous instances to mention the veracity of almost every detail of the book. So when I borrow from it you can have my recommendation that these things are verily true and no twisting of the facts have occurred by these authors, whom I thank gratefully for their labor and sacrifice in bringing these things to light. There is one severe caveat, as per revelation to me that the conclusion of this book, that there is an "Indian Prophet" who will set in order the house of God is completely inaccurate and is false doctrine, saith the Lord. So, even out of the "best books" one must have revelation to guide him or he will fall into grievous errors and perish. "The hand, the eye, the senses may all be deceived, but the spirit of God cannot be deceived, and when a man is filled with that spirit, he knows that which is beyond the power of any man to controvert." Brigham Young.
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|Apostle Matthias Cowley:
Brother Penrose told me once in the city of Mexico, that he had written the manifesto, and it was gotten up so that it did not mean anything and President Smith told me the same. I mention these things only to show the training I have had from those over me. Minutes of Council of Twelve Meeting concerning fellowship of the same.
A sister in Bristol, England, who was procrastinating baptism because of her lack of testimony of the truth of plural marriage, of a sudden accepted baptism, explaining that she had received an answer from God on the subject. She explained that an audible voice from the Lord said, that Plural Marriage is true and was instituted from before the foundation of the world. Diary of Elder Thomas Rosser.
Upon hearing this, Brother Smith and I left, rejoicing because of the
testimony she had borne to us. ...On Monday morning, the 25th of May our Conference
Priesthood Meeting was held...After the preliminary exercises, President Charles W.
Penrose asked if any of the brethren had any questions...I said, I have heard much
discussion on the Principle of Plural Marriage, some saying that it is withdrawn from the
earth and that the Manifesto was a revelation from God. Dear President, what about this
case? Then I related to him the testimony of the Sister, which is written above, and
then I asked him, Why should she receive this testimony if God has withdrawn that
principle from the earth, and the Manifesto is a true revelation from God?
President Penrose then rose to his feet, scratched the side of his head with
his right hand for a moment or so, then stretched out his right hand toward us and said:
Brethren, I will answer that question, if you will keep it under your hats. I,
Charles W. Penrose wrote the manifesto with the assistance of Frank J.
I, Art Bulla, testify that the Holy Ghost has borne unto me that the foregoing testimonies are true.
(This is what the Mormons are told by their corrupt leadership is the "revelation from God" suspending polygamy.)
Reading the manifesto shows that it is manifestly from man, not from God, as proven by the language contained therein:
To Whom It May Concern: (Would an Omnipotent Deity speak thus?)
"Press dispatches having been sent for political purposes, from Salt Lake City, which have been widely published, to the effect that the Utah Commission in their recent report to the Secretary of the Interior, allege that plural marriages are still being solemnized and that 40 or more such marriages have been contracted in Utah since last June or during the past year, also that in public discourses the leaders of the Church have taught, encouraged and urged the continuance of the practice of polygamy- I, therefor, as President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints, do hereby, in the most solemn manner declare that these charges are false. We are not teaching polygamy or plural marriage, nor permitting any person to enter into this practice...
But this much I know from the lips of my Aunt Nellie. She was going to her
work at the temple one morning, right after this new declaration on plural marriage that
they issued, I think in 1933; and I believe it was when J. Reuben Clark first came into
the Presidency-about that time--denouncing this thing anew. And she met Joseph Fielding
Smith, and they stopped and chatted a few minutes, and she said, Brother Smith,
Im very much surprised at that statement in the paper this morning. And he
said, How so, Sister Taylor?
Heber J. Grants carefully worded denial that Frank and Nellie Taylor were
referring: It is alleged that on Sept. 26, 1886, President John
Taylor received a revelation from the Lord, the purported text of which is given in a
publication circulated apparently by or at the instance of this same organization. As to
this pretended revelation it should be said that the archives contain no record of any
such revelation, nor any evidence justifying a belief that any such revelation, nor any
evidence justifying a belief that any such revelation was ever given.
Minutes of the Church Trial of John W. Taylor: The date of this Revelation is Sept. 1886, four years before the Manifesto of President Woodruff and I remember at that time that President Taylor and all his brethren were very strongly entrenched in the principle of plural marriage. From 1880-1890 men were almost commanded to enter it, especially the officials of the Church... Published Minutes of John W. Taylors Church Trial.
Quote from John Taylor:
John Taylor's watch was struck with a ball
God has given me a revelation in regard to celestial marriage, I did not make it...Yet they would like us to tone that principle down, and change it, and make it applicable to the views of the day. Yet they would like us to tone that principle down, and change it, and make it applicable to the views of the day. This we cannot do, nor can we interfere with any of the commandments of god to meet the persuasions and behest of men. I cannot do it and will not do it. I find some men trying to twist round the principle in any way and every way they can. They want to sneak out of it in some way. Now, God doesnt want any sycophancy like that. He expects us to be true to Him and the principles he has delivered, and to feel as Job did, Though he slay me, yet will I trust him. ...These are our feelings in relation to this matter. We have been told that, It is not meet that men who will not abide my law shall preside over my priesthood, and yet some people would like very much to do it. Well they cannot do it. If God has introduced something for our glory and exaltation, we are not going to have that kicked over by improper influences), neither inside or outside of the Church of the living God. John Taylor, JD 25:309.
They now hold the balance of power in the Church, saith the Lord, for they are still changing the principles to apply them to the views of the day, which they have the temerity to call progressive revelation! What is progressive about being damned and cut off, I ask?
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