The Lord has raised up the prophet Matthew Gill to restore the true Church of Jesus Christ. He has also produced new scripture after being visited by an angelic being who gave him the Urim and Thummim: The Book of Jeraneck: A Fuller Testimony of Jesus Christ. It chronicles the ancient Britons’ encounter of Jesus Christ.
What’s great is the Mormon reaction to this: nauvoo.com/ubb/cgi/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=3;t=001167 (you can find loads of other Mormon forums discussing this). What I find so interesting is how incredibly skeptical they are to this guy yet so seemingly credulous to Joseph Smith. If you read these pages and were to substitute “Joseph Smith” for “Matthew Gill”, and “Book of Mormon” for “Book of Jeraneck”, almost every single criticism they lodge against this new religion is identical to what traditional Christians have said about Joseph Smith and the Book of Mormon, from “he just copied large segments of previous scripture”, “he’s not very original in his use of proper nouns”, to various criticisms of matters of archaeology and science.
The cognitive dissonance in these Mormons is just amazing. How is it that they can so (rightfully) see this guy as a fraud despite his behavior almost being a parody of Joseph’s!?
Edit: The Latter Day Church of Jesus Christ’s website: