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Ed Decker

Updated from Ed's book
"My Kingdom Come: The Mormon Quest for Godhood"

The very ethos of the Mormon faith is built around the anticipated return of Jesus to Independence, Missouri, for his thousand-year millennial reign. It is here that he will assign godhood to the worthy. However, it cannot take place until the U.S. Constitution falters and is saved by the LDS church. The nation will become a Mormon theocracy. During the build-up to the 2008 elections, Mitt Romney had raised Mormon speculation that he may be the one to lead the way as both U.S. President and LDS high priest.

Almost 30 years ago, the late BYU Professor and LDS author Cleon Skousen founded the Freemen Institute (later to be called The National Center for Constitutional Studies). The name came from The Book of Mormon.

And those who were desirous that Pahoran should remain chief judge over the land took upon them the name of freemen; and thus was the division among them, for the freemen had sworn or covenanted to maintain their rights and the privileges of their religion by a free government. (Alma 51:6-7)
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Skousen joined forces with Jerry Falwell's Moral Majority on some major political issues in the late 70s and early 80s, and I was prompted to study both the public, and the LDS insiders' positions on government, the U.S. that the LDS Church says is a divine document constitution. Using that research, I produced a study called "The Mormon Plan for America."

When George Romney, Mitt's father, made his aborted run for President in 1968, there was a lot of internal LDS talk about prophecies of the last days when the U.S. Constitution would hang by a thread to be saved by the elders of the LDS church. Many felt that the day had finally arrived for the actual "Kingdom of God" to be established.

This pure form of theocratic, prophet-led government would prepare the way for the ushering in of the Millennium, the time when Jesus would return to earth, sit in his temple in Missouri to reign over the earth, with the center of His government operated as the "Kingdom of God" on earth.

The actual background for all these whispered conversations came from much of the historical documents of the church and the speeches of many of the early church authorities.

They were resurrected again, and gained momentum as his son Mitt appeared to be in line to be the GOP candidate for the presidency in the 2008 elections. It didn't work out that way, but the Mormons made great headway in just having him in the mix.
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The prophetic plan for an American theocracy goes something like this: Joseph Smith implemented a program called the United Order in the church. It was a plan of sharing everything in common--all properties and wealth turned over and owned by the church and dispersed by the Brethren to the people on an as-needed basis with a requirement for good stewardship or loss of use.

The Mormon Kingdom of God

It was called the "Kingdom of God." It was people living as God ordained under the United Order. However, it failed. It was later determined that it could only work when both the secular and ecclesiastic functions operated under one authority, with an LDS prophet ruling over a theocratic government where eternal commandments like the United Order and plural marriage and blood atonement would function within "The Kingdom of God."

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Ed Decker is a well known author on Mormonism and Masonry, he now has 4 novels in the works. Ed is a retired pastor, teaching, writing several blogs, going to hospitals to pray for the sick, works with seniors and the men of the church, counseling (more...)

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Mormonism is freemasonry, but masonry is kabbalah,... by Dick Thomson on Monday, Dec 14, 2009 at 5:20:11 PM
good point made! The first 5 prophets of the Morm... by Ed Decker on Monday, Dec 14, 2009 at 6:25:10 PM
Thanks Ed. I'm looking forward to checking out you... by Dick Thomson on Monday, Dec 14, 2009 at 7:06:56 PM
There are people who say that the Twin Towers were... by R Miller on Wednesday, Dec 16, 2009 at 10:28:48 AM
Ed Decker does it again. The long time fascination... by Alan Neves on Monday, Dec 14, 2009 at 5:41:49 PM
Who is Ed Decker?Ed Decker is well known for fight... by Jed Merrill on Monday, Dec 14, 2009 at 5:58:25 PM
I have nothing against some religious group seeki... by Ed Decker on Monday, Dec 14, 2009 at 6:19:54 PM
This is the worship of the pantheon of Greek gods,... by Dick Thomson on Tuesday, Dec 15, 2009 at 7:31:59 AM
Mormons do not believe their prophet will rule the... by David Wright on Monday, Dec 14, 2009 at 9:59:10 PM
Thanks for sharing You are right..that specific p... by Ed Decker on Monday, Dec 14, 2009 at 11:20:09 PM
That doesnt make anything you are fighting for see... by Steven Leser on Monday, Dec 14, 2009 at 10:38:40 PM
Why would my extensive quoting, in context, of LDS... by Ed Decker on Monday, Dec 14, 2009 at 11:23:17 PM
C.S. Lewis, (of Narnia fame) thought much the same... by Alan Neves on Monday, Dec 14, 2009 at 11:38:14 PM
Is it just me, or is the most powerful Mormon in p... by Alan Neves on Tuesday, Dec 15, 2009 at 9:41:11 AM
Anyone who hasn't watched the South Park Mormon ep... by Natalie Oberman on Tuesday, Dec 15, 2009 at 12:15:05 PM
Well, it would certainly be hypothetical for a mer... by R Miller on Wednesday, Dec 16, 2009 at 9:42:57 AM
Well said. Considering 15 Presidents were Masons, ... by Alan Neves on Wednesday, Dec 16, 2009 at 10:03:47 AM
Don't have a tin foil hat... Just decades of exper... by Ed Decker on Wednesday, Dec 16, 2009 at 10:55:32 AM
I count 15, who is the 16th? George Washington, 1... by Alan Neves on Wednesday, Dec 16, 2009 at 12:36:02 PM
I know I have the actual document, picture et al s... by Ed Decker on Wednesday, Dec 16, 2009 at 2:05:30 PM
Yea yea, Reagan was made an honorary mason, that's... by Alan Neves on Wednesday, Dec 16, 2009 at 4:18:13 PM
Masonry is neither a top-to-bottom conspiracy nor ... by Dick Thomson on Wednesday, Dec 16, 2009 at 5:09:54 PM
The subject should speak for itself.You seem to wa... by Alan Neves on Thursday, Dec 17, 2009 at 9:31:59 AM
Hamilton (not a president or mason), Madison, Jeff... by Dick Thomson on Thursday, Dec 17, 2009 at 10:43:17 AM
Mitt, Glenn, Harry, Orin.. just part of a bigger ... by Ed Decker on Wednesday, Dec 16, 2009 at 11:24:58 AM