Watch the video above and talk about it with a friend or mentor.

See what the Bible says about this popular prophet and whether or not he is from God.

Key Points:

  • The First Test
  • The Second Test

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Talk About It
  1. Watch the video together or invite someone to summarize the topic.
  2. What is your initial reaction to this video? Do you disagree with any of it? What jumped out at you?
  3. Summarize the information above. Include your own insights or questions.
  4. What are some of the things you were surprised to hear about Joseph Smith? Make a list.
  5. Do you agree that Mormonism stands or falls on the person of Joseph Smith? Explain.
  6. Explain the first test of a true prophet. (See Deuteronomy 18:20-22.) List some of the false prophecies of Joseph Smith.
  7. Explain the second test of a true prophet. (See Deuteronomy 13:1-5). List some of the differences between the biblical God and the Mormon God.
  8. Do you believe Joseph Smith was a true prophet? Explain.
  9. Write a personal action step based on this conversation.

This is part of the About Mormonism series.