"The Voice inserts peculiar teachings into the text that do not belong. The end result of these "insertions' is a text that obscures the gospel, distorts Jesus substitutionary work on the cross, teaches Pelagianism and promotes a liberal form of works Righteousness."
The authors of the New Testament claimed to be writing true accounts of the life of Jesus, and the historical reliability of their writings is important because it protects the Christian faith from modern revisionism.
But can we have confidence that the New Testament was accurately recorded and transmitted to us, and that what it contains is the product of early and eyewitness testimony?
Baptism for the dead, or baptism by proxy, is one of countless unbiblical practices of the Mormon Church. While the church -- which calls itself the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- claims to be the restoration of early Christianity, its doctrines and practices clearly demonstrate that it is, theologically, a cult of Christianity.