- Dear Pastor Joel Osteen,
Shame on You!
- I have just watched your remarks regarding Mitt Romney and his Mormon
faith, recorded on video.
- Shame on you! You have given the enemies of the Cross a great victory.
Either through sheer ignorance of the Word or your apparent desire to never
offend anyone, regardless of their sins, you have handed the Mormons a huge
PR gift. You have insulted and denigrated the many former Mormons like me
who have spent their lives bringing Mormons the truth and to the Real Jesus,
who died for their sins on Calvary. You have defined our ministries and my
life's work as worthless.
- You emphatically state: The Mormons are Christian. Are you completely
ignorant of the fact that the Mormons have taught as a foundational doctrine
that the creeds of all the Christian churches are abominations in the
Mormons' god's sight?
- What kind of research or study did you undertake before you made this
foolish and unbiblical utterance? Did you check with Pastor Jeffress, a
godly, Christian pastor? Or with Mitt Romney, a man working out his own
godhood? Or did you just toss this out from your own lack of knowledge or as
some sort of sweet sound bite?
- Are you totally unaware that they have taught in their sacred temples
for over a century that you and all other Christian pastors are corrupt
hirelings of Satan, that you and your church are part of the great and
abominable church and the whore of all the earth?
- Did you not know that Mormonism teaches a restorationist theology,
stating that the gates of hell did prevail against the Church and teaching
that all power and authority were lost until God chose Joseph Smith to be
his holy prophet to restore all things and lead this last dispensation of
- Did you not know that the LDS church teaches they have the only true
church, the only true prophet, the only true priesthood, and the only true
scripture? That all others are false? That there is NO personal salvation
outside their church?
- Didn't you know that the god of Mormonism is an exalted man-god who once
lived on another planet in some other galaxy? That he earned his godhood
through his good works and now lives on a planet near the great star Kolob
with a harem of his many goddesses, making spirit babies to come to this
earth to earn [their own] godhoods?
- You say you "heard Romney say that Jesus is the Son of God and is his
Savior -- and that is one of the "core issues."
- You announced to the world, with a broad smile, that the Mormon Church
and Romney are Christian and that the differences between Mormonism and
orthodox Christianity are simply the same as the differences between
Baptists and other denominations. How could you, as the pastor of one of our
largest churches, say that so glibly?
- Don't you know that Mitt Romney is a man who is earning his own godhood
and plans to people his own planet? That Romney is a Mormon High Priest in
the Melchizedek priesthood? That the Mormons have usurped that holy
priesthood as their own?
- To pronounce them Christians, do you then agree with the Mormon doctrine
that the Mormon Jesus is the brother of Lucifer? That he became 'savior' by
a vote of a council of gods? That He is not the Word become flesh, not God
come in the flesh, but was conceived through an act of sex by the Mormon god
and one of his own daughters, Mary?
- To have publicly accepted their Christianity, you must apparently concur
that Jesus did not die as ransom for our sins on the Cross, but suffered for
us in the garden, sweating great drops of blood, placing our personal
salvation as conditional upon our works and our obedience to the laws and
ordinances of the Mormon gospel. That Jesus' death on Calvary merely gives
us all resurrection so that we may be judged for our works and obedience.
- Why do you think that the Mormons have over 50,000 missionaries out,
primarily targeting Christians weak in the faith? If they are Christians,
why do they target other Christians?
- It is because they have success in seducing people who have not been
taught biblical truth and discernment by pastors more eager to fill pews and
sell books than guard their people from the ravening wolves who circle the
- I am sorry, Pastor Osteen, but you have disgraced the Cross of Christ
and bowed to some vile, politically correct dogma and publicly pronounced
these doctrines of demons to be Christian.
- These are not the quaint differences you alleged in your book tour
interview. These are lies from the pit of hell. There are irreconcilable
differences between orthodox Christianity and these antichrist teachings and
- The true Christian Church can never accept the Mormons as Christians
until they confess these lies as sins and repent from them publicly. If a
Mormon can attend your church and be openly accepted as a Christian brother
or sister without being called to the Cross and repentance, then you are
teaching a false faith and need to repent and ask forgiveness from the
Church and Pastor Jeffress, the pastor you have just defamed in your foolish
- Ed Decker
- Saints Alive in Jesus