a.) been fulfilled with explanation of how is needed to clarify
b.) Will be fulfilled at some later time
c.) was not an actual prophecy and is misrepresented by critics
Using Wikipedia page http://en.wikipedia....of_Joseph_Smith as our "un-biased" guide knowing there is no unbias lets see if we can eliminate some of these as problem issues
1.) D&C 84 114 Nevertheless, let the bishop go unto the city of New York, also to the city of Albany, and also to the city of Boston, and warn the people of those cities with the sound of the gospel, with a loud voice, of the desolation and utter abolishment which await them if they do reject these things.
2.)Enemies not destroyed - If the Saints were not successful in legal action against their enemies (in Missouri) God would avenge them and all their adversaries would be destroyed. History of Church, v1, p 455 1833 Dec 10
3.)Son David - Smith prophesies that his unborn child will be called David, and will be "church president and king over Israel". The Mormon Hierarchy: Origins of Power, D. Michael Quinn, p. 644 1844 Apr-May - Seems that while we can blame this on the use of agency of David, it appears that this was much outside his control
4.) Oliver Granger - "And again, I say unto you, I remember my servant Oliver Granger; behold, verily I say unto him that his name shall be had in sacred remembrance from generation to generation, forever and ever, saith the Lord." D&C 117:12-15 - Just wanted to mention this one so I might assist in keeping this one fulfilled...lol
Let me state I also am impressed going over the list at how many prophecies were undeniably fulfilled and which have valid explanations even though the critic say they were not. I only listed here a few that I see a better way in which to understand the ones claimed to have failed and no good explanation was available according to my ignorance and opinion.
So what do you think?????
Edited by DBMormon, 13 July 2012 - 06:16 PM.