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1) ONLY ONE GOD -
Isaiah 43:10-12
   "You are My witnesses," says the LORD, "And My servant whom I have chosen, That you may know and believe Me, And understand that I am He. Before Me there was no God formed, Nor shall there be after Me. (11) I, even I, am the LORD, And besides Me there is no savior. (12) I have declared and saved, I have proclaimed, And there was no foreign god among you; Therefore you are My witnesses," Says the LORD, "that I am God.

Isaiah 44:6-8   "Thus says the LORD, the King of Israel, And his Redeemer, the LORD of hosts: ‘I am the First and I am the Last; Besides Me there is no God. (7) And who can proclaim as I do? Then let him declare it and set it in order for Me, Since I appointed the ancient people. And the things that are coming and shall come, Let them show these to them. (8) Do not fear, nor be afraid; Have I not told you from that time, and declared it? You are My witnesses. Is there a God besides Me? Indeed there is no other Rock; I know not one.’"

Isaiah 48:11-12   For My own sake, for My own sake, I will do it; For how should My name be profaned? And I will not give My glory to another. (12) "Listen to Me, O Jacob, And Israel, My called: I am He, I am the First, I am also the Last.



2) MAN IS NOT GOD -
Ezekiel 28:1-9
   The word of the LORD came to me again, saying, (2) "Son of man, say to the prince of Tyre, ‘Thus says the Lord GOD: "Because your heart is lifted up, And you say, ‘I am a god, I sit in the seat of gods, In the midst of the seas,’ Yet you are a man, and not a god, Though you set your heart as the heart of a god (3) (Behold, you are wiser than Daniel! There is no secret that can be hidden from you! (4) With your wisdom and your understanding You have gained riches for yourself, And gathered gold and silver into your treasuries; (5) By your great wisdom in trade you have increased your riches, And your heart is lifted up because of your riches)," (6) ‘Therefore thus says the Lord GOD: "Because you have set your heart as the heart of a god, (7) Behold, therefore, I will bring strangers against you, The most terrible of the nations; And they shall draw their swords against the beauty of your wisdom, And defile your splendor. (8) They shall throw you down into the Pit, And you shall die the death of the slain In the midst of the seas. (9) "Will you still say before him who slays you, ‘I am a god’? But you shall be a man, and not a god, In the hand of him who slays you.

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3) LUCIFER IS NOT THE BROTHER OF JESUS -
John 3:16
   For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

John 3:18   He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.



4) THE FATHER IS NOT OF THE FLESH -
Matthew 16:16-17
   Simon Peter answered and said, "You are the Christ, the Son of the living God." (17) Jesus answered and said to him, "Blessed are you, Simon Bar-Jonah, for flesh and blood has not revealed this to you, but My Father who is in heaven.

Hosea 11:9   I will not execute the fierceness of My anger; I will not again destroy Ephraim. For I am God, and not man, The Holy One in your midst; And I will not come with terror.

John 4:24   "God is Spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth."



5) FALSE CHRISTS -
Mat 24:24
   For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if [it were] possible, they shall deceive the very elect.

2 Corinthians 11:2-5   For I am jealous for you with godly jealousy. For I have betrothed you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ. (3) But I fear, lest somehow, as the serpent deceived Eve by his craftiness, so your minds may be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ. (4) For if he who comes preaches another Jesus whom we have not preached, or if you receive a different spirit which you have not received, or a different gospel which you have not accepted you may well put up with it! (5) For I consider that I am not at all inferior to the most eminent apostles.

2 Corinthians 11:13-15   For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into apostles of Christ. (14) And no wonder! For Satan himself transforms himself into an angel of light. (15) Therefore it is no great thing if his ministers also transform themselves into ministers of righteousness, whose end will be according to their works.



6) FAITH, NOT THE LAW -
Gal 2:16
   Knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law, but by the faith of Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Jesus Christ, that we might be justified by the faith of Christ, and not by the works of the law: for by the works of the law shall no flesh be justified.

{The 3rd Article of Faith of Mormonism -
"We believe that through the Atonement of Christ, all mankind may be saved, by obedience to the laws and ordinances of the Gospel."
The underlined section shows Mormonism to be a "works" religion.
[Source - http://lds.org/library/display/0,4945,106-1-2-1,FF.html]



7) NO MARRIAGE IN HEAVEN -
Mat 22:30
   For in the resurrection they neither marry, nor are given in marriage, but are as the angels of God in heaven.



8) NO POLYGAMY -
Mark 10:8
   and the two shall become one flesh: so that they are no more two, but one flesh.

Titus 1:6   If any be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of riot or unruly.



9) ONLY THE BIBLE IS NEEDED -
Revelation 2:24-25
   "Now to you I say, and to the rest in Thyatira, as many as do not have this doctrine, who have not known the depths of Satan, as they say, I will put on you no other burden. (25) "But hold fast what you have till I come.

Ecclesiastes 12:11-12   The words of the wise are like goads, and the words of scholars are like well-driven nails, given by one Shepherd. (12) And further, my son, be admonished by these. Of making many books there is no end, and much study is wearisome to the flesh.

2 Timothy 3:16-17    All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, (17) that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work.



10) MAN-MADE TEACHINGS AND TRADITION -
Colossians 2:20-23
   Therefore, if you died with Christ from the basic principles of the world, why, as though living in the world, do you subject yourselves to regulations (21) "Do not touch, do not taste, do not handle," (22) which all concern things which perish with the using according to the commandments and doctrines of men? (23) These things indeed have an appearance of wisdom in self-imposed religion, false humility, and neglect of the body, but are of no value against the indulgence of the flesh.



11)"WORKS" DOCTRINE
Matthew 7:21-23
   "Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ shall enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father in heaven. (22) "Many will say to Me in that day, ‘Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in Your name, cast out demons in Your name, and done many wonders in Your name?’ (23) "And then I will declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from Me, you who practice lawlessness!’

Ephesians 2:8-9   For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, (9) not of works, lest anyone should boast.

2Tim 1:9   Who hath saved us, and called [us] with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the world began,

Isa 64:6   But we are all as an unclean [thing], and all our righteousnesses [are] as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.

Romans 10:2-4   For I bear them witness that they have a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge. (3) For they being ignorant of God’s righteousness, and seeking to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted to the righteousness of God. (4) For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to everyone who believes.

Titus 3:3-5   For we ourselves were also once foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving various lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful and hating one another. (4) But when the kindness and the love of God our Savior toward man appeared, (5) not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to His mercy He saved us, through the washing of regeneration and renewing of the Holy Spirit,

Gal 2:16   Knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law, but by the faith of Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Jesus Christ, that we might be justified by the faith of Christ, and not by the works of the law: for by the works of the law shall no flesh be justified.

Mat 5:20   For I say unto you, That except your righteousness shall exceed [the righteousness] of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven.

Eph 2:10   For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.