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Was Jesus Just an Angel?

by W. John Walsh

I can't accept Mormons as Christians because you do not accept Jesus Christ as God. You think he was just an angel. You worship Joseph Smith as the true Messiah and teach that Jesus was just his forerunner.

Whoever told you that Latter-day Saints believe that Jesus Christ was just an angel has severely mislead you. The Book of Mormon, the keystone of our religion, teaches that "Jesus is the Christ, the Eternal God, manifesting himself unto all nations." (Title Page of the Book of Mormon) To set your mind totally at ease, I suggest you tour our "Teachings About Jesus Christ" section. It has many articles that fully testify that Jesus Christ is our Lord, our God, and our King.

Latter-day Saints do not worship Joseph Smith or consider him as the true Messiah. We consider Joseph Smith to be a Prophet of God and Apostle of Jesus Christ similar to those men mentioned in the Bible like Moses, Samuel, Isaiah, Peter, Paul, and John. (See Latter-day Saints Do Not Worship Joseph Smith)

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