Occultic and Masonic Influence in Early Mormonism

The evidence of Joseph Smith’s close connection to occultism and Freemasonry, and how this influenced the origin and development of the LDS Church is not well known outside of scholarly circles…


Gnosticism is a type of Babylonian Mystery Religion, and controverts all that God has revealed about His nature and His will. What were called Money Diggers, those who used occult powers to divine the location of cash, must have been transformed into “gold diggers” with the term shamefully applied to the weaker sex. Today’s Money Diggers are the endless stream of Gnostic authors who channel and convey Gnostic insider information that always winds up on the NY Times best-seller list. Those are the real gold diggers.

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