Joseph Smith Broke Almost All Ten Commandments
Moses with the ten commandments as depicted by Rembrandt
For a person who claimed to be a prophet of God and who started a religious movement that claims to have over 13 million followers, it is rather amazing that Joseph Smith got by with braking all of the ten commandments, and oftentimes blatantly.
For each of the ten commandments as found in the Bible, there is at least one documented incident (and often times many more) in the life of Joseph Smith that indicates he broke that commandment. Below is a list of some of these incidents and the corresponding commandment.
Please click on each of the ten commandment titles below to find out how Joseph Smith broke them.
Commandment # 1: You Shall Have No Other Gods Before Me
Commandment # 2: You Shall Not Make For Yourself An Idol
Commandment # 3: You Shall Not Make Wrongful Use Of The Name Of Your God
Commandment # 4: Remember The Sabbath And Keep It Holy
Commandment # 5: Honor Your Father And Mother
Commandment # 6: You Shall Not Murder
Commandment # 7: You Shall Not Commit Adultery
Commandment # 8: You Shall Not Steal
Commandment # 9: You Shall Not Bear False Witness Against Your Neighbor
Commandment # 10: You Shall Not Covet...