The Jesus character in this Saturday Night Live skit tells the Tim Tebow character that Mormonism is true.

(Hat tip to Eric Nielson of Small and Simple.)

Although the apparent intent is to mock both Tebow’s faith and the LDS church, I say that there is no such thing as bad publicity.

Brigham Young said:  “Every time you kick ‘Mormonism’ you kick it upstairs; you never kick it downstairs. The Lord Almighty so orders it.” (Discourses of Brigham Young, sel. John A. Widtsoe, Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Co., 1941, p. 351.  Or Journal of Discourses 7:145.)

Brigham’s next line in the sermon was pretty good too: “And let me tell you that what our Christian friends are now doing for us makes more for the kingdom of heaven than the Elders could in many years preaching.”

Online Journal of Discourses, JD 7:145

Also Quoted by Carlos E. Asay, Ensign Nov 1981, in a conference talk “Opposition to the Work of God.”

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