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What the Mormons believe

Miller, Ken

What the Mormons believe

an introduction to the teachings of The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints

by Miller, Ken

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Published by Horizon in Bountiful, Utah .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints -- Doctrines,
  • Mormon Church -- Doctrines

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementKen Miller.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX8635.2 .M54
    The Physical Object
    Pagination259 p. :
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3792774M
    ISBN 10088290177X
    LC Control Number81080958


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For those who want the truth about what Mormons believe, this is an excellent summary written without any preaching or bias.

It is a good place to look if/when approached by zealots either advocating or denouncing this religion/5(6). What Mormons Believe 2nd ed.

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Mormon Beliefs Mormons consider themselves Christians, but many Christians don’t recognize Mormonism as an official Mormons believe in the crucifixion, resurrection and divinity of Jesus Christ. Mormons embrace four different texts: The Christian Bible, The Book of Mormon, According to the.

What Do Mormons Believe. What Do Mormons Believe: The Primary Differences Between Mormonism & Christianity. What Do Mormons Believe: Divine Authority The Mormon church uses two sources as its primary authorities: the Book of Mormon and the Bible.

The Doctrine and Covenants and The Pearl of Great Price are also viewed as divinely authoritative. The Book Of Mormon. The Book of Mormon tells the story of the Nephites, who Mormons believe are one of the four Israelite tribes.

They are direct descendants of Nephi, whose father left Jerusalem in BC and settled in the Americas around BC. In the Book of Mormon, the Nephites believed in Jesus before his : Amber Pariona. Mormons believe, as the Book of Mormon teaches, that the commandment of God regarding marriage is that a man shall have one wife—unless God expressly commands otherwise.

Mormons believe that there are in fact four sources of divinely inspired words, not just one: 1) the Bible “as far as it is translated correctly” (8th Article of Faith).

Which verses are considered incorrectly translated is not always made clear. 2) The Book of Mormon, which was “translated” by Smith and published in Mormons believe that the Book of Mormon is the most correct book on earth. They also believe that the Bible is subject to not being correct.

So, you would put the Book of Mormon above the Bible. But there are three other Mormon scriptures as well. The Book of Mormon was written for the intent that we may believe the Bible, Morm.

The Book of Mormon shall stand as a testimony against the world, Ether Ask God if these things are not true, Moro. Christ bore testimony that the Book of Mormon is true, D&C   After Jesus' resurrection, according to the Book of Mormon, he visited America.

In fact, America plays a special role in Mormonism. Mormons believe that when Jesus returns to Earth, he will first. Mormons believe that the people of the Book of Mormon lived in the western hemisphere, that Christ appeared in the western hemisphere after his death and What the Mormons believe book, that the true faith was restored in Upstate New York by Joseph Smith, that the Garden of Eden was located in North America, and that the New Jerusalem would be built in Missouri.

The Latter-day Saint canon consists of four books: the Bible and three other texts—the Book of Mormon, the Book of Doctrine and Covenants and the Pearl of Great Price. Each reads very much like the Bible in type and breadth of thematic concerns and literary forms (history, law, psalm).

Mormons believe that God has a plan for each of us, which began before we came to earth, and which will continue after this life. Those beliefs are set forth in thirteen clear declarations known as The Articles of Faith. The Book of Mormon is not the “Mormon Bible.” In fact, Mormons believe in and read the Holy Bible and we regard it as the holy word of God.

The Book of Mormon is an entirely different book of scripture. We believe that God has revealed His word to all people in all generations and the Book of Mormon is simply a record of His dealings with a.

Like most Christians, Mormons believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God and the Creator of the World. However, Mormons hold the unique belief that God the. According to biblical scholar Timothy Beal in " The Book of Revelation: A Biography," this confusion makes contemporary Mormons pretty much like all Christians everywhere in every age.

What Mormons Believe book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is as American as ap /5.

The Book of Mormon is said to have been discovered and translated by the Mormon prophet Joseph Smith in the early s. According to Smith, God the Father and Jesus appeared to him in a vision and told him that the Christian church had been corrupted and they were giving him a new revelation so that he might lead the church back into the truth.

Book of Mormon The book of Mormon is more correct than the Bible, (History of the Church, vol. 4, p. ) Mormons believe that Jesus Christ was the first “spirit child” born to God the Heavenly Father with one of his many wives.

Instead of acknowledging Jesus as the one true God. I believe that Jesus has his own planet as well And I believe that the Garden of Eden Was in Jackson County, Missouri If you believe, the Lord will reveal it And you'll know it's all true, you'll just feel it You'll be a Mormon And, by gosh, a Mormon just believes (A Mormon just believes) (Just believe, a Mormon just believes) Oh, I believe.

Mormon is allegedly a prophet-historian who was the native American believed by Mormons to have written the Book of Mormon - the main religious text of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormonism).

Mormonism is a religion less than two centuries old, but in this short time it has managed to accrue a long list of embarrassments which the church leaders would. The nickname “Mormons” stems from our unique book of scripture, The Book of Mormon. Initially, it was a derogatory term used by the critics (haters, killers, mobs) to refer to the members of the Church.

Eventually, members of the church seemed to own the name, even took pride in being a peculiar Mormon. Book of Mormon The book of Mormon is more correct than the Bible, (History of the Church, vol. 4, p. Devil, the The Devil was born as a spirit after Jesus "in the morning of pre-existence," (Mormon Doctrine, p.

Jesus and Satan are spirit brothers and we were all born as siblings in heaven to them both, (Mormon Doctrine, p.

God. My first goal is to correctly represent what Mormons believe, why they believe it, and to answer other frequently asked questions. You can expect these items to reference credible sources for Mormon beliefs, including the KJV Bible, the Book of Mormon, and   Coauthor: Tony Nugent, Ph.D.

This decade has been called, "The Mormon Moment," the time that America's largest home-grown religion finally comes into its own as a part of the Christian tapestry. Even some LDS quirks seem to be turning into positives. Shifting sexual mores have made Mormon polygamy and sacred undergarments a matter more of.

A video explaining Mormon beliefs about life before coming to earth, and answering the question of if Mormons believe Jesus and Satan are brothers. For. Question: "Do Mormons believe in the Trinity?" Answer: Mormons say they believe in the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.

However, Mormon doctrine denies the Trinity, teaching that the Father, Son, and Spirit do not comprise one God.

According to Mormonism, Jesus is a created being, the first spirit to be born of the Father (Mormon Doctrine, p) and a celestial mother (Mormon. Mormons believe that Jesus Christ has always been a separate person from God the Father.

In some ways Christ Himself is our father—He is the creator of the heavens and the earth; He is a father to all those who are born-again; He is one with God the Father in all the attributes of perfection, power, and authority. The Mormon church is a prosperous, growing organization that has produced many people of exemplary character.

But when it comes to spiritual matters, the Mormons are far from the truth. 50+ videos Play all Mix - I Believe from the Book of Mormon Musical on the 65th Tony Awards. YouTube Tony Awards - Book of Mormon Musical Opening Number - Hello. Rather, they are taught by Mormons of high standing: prophets, apostles, members of the 70 Quorum.

McConkie, for example, was a member of the 70's Quorum, a very high ranking Mormon and wrote the book, Mormon Doctrine, from which much of. A: Mormons believe Jesus Christ is literally the Son of God, the Savior and Redeemer, who died for the sins of humankind and rose from the.

Mormons also talk about Jesus, but he’s not the same Jesus we know from the Bible. The Bible says that Jesus has always existed, but Mormons believe that Jesus was born in heaven as a child of God.

Mormons do believe that Jesus died on a cross, but not for the same reason that Christians believe it. [What do Mormons believe about the afterlife?] It's been pointed out by other observers of the church that Mormonism probably encompasses a more.

There are other problems with the Book of Mormon. For example, critics of Mormonism have shown convincing proof that the Book of Mormon is a synthesis of earlier works (written by other men), of the vivid imaginings of Joseph Smith, and of plagiarisms from the King James Bible.

The only Bible that Joseph Smith relied on was the King James Version. What Do Mormons Believe About The Bible. This article by Sharon Lindbloom was originally published on the MRM blog “Mormon Coffee” on Ma The Mormon Church appears to be updating its FAQ section at Frequently Asked Questions.

and it is in harmony with the history laid out in the Book of Mormon, a modern scripture that came into being through the agency of the prophet. Mormons believe. THE MORMON JESUS- Doctrine Twisting This leads me to what is perhaps the most problematic matter facing Mormons with regard to their view of Christ.

You see, in their attempt to evade charges of polytheism — which, of course, is the belief in or worship of more than one god — Mormons end up prohibiting prayer to Jesus.

Sixty-seven percent of older Mormons believe that Joseph Smith was a prophet of God, but only 51 percent of Millennial Mormons believe so; 68 percent of older Mormons believe .