What do Mormons believe? by Rex E. Lee

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Published by Deseret Book Co. in Salt Lake City, Utah .

Written in English

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

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 117-118).

Book details

StatementRex E. Lee.
LC ClassificationsBX8635.2 .L44 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 118 p. ;
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1731555M
ISBN 100875796397
LC Control Number92036087

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Mormons believe that there are different levels or kingdoms in the afterlife: the celestial kingdom, the terrestrial kingdom, the telestial kingdom, and outer darkness (Mormon Doctrine, p. Where mankind will end up depends on what they believe and do in.

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. Please read the book. If you want to learn more about the Mormons, do not read books by disgruntled ex-Mormons.

Do not read books by non-Mormon ministers and scholars. Instead read credible works by active and faithful Mormons. Or visit the church website. Don't be fooled by impostors who's only goal is to defame or seek revenge/5(6). 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 What do Mormons believe?

book viewed as divinely authoritative. Mormons believe The Book of Mormon is a testament of Jesus Christ, his teachings, and his dealings with ancient inhabitants of the American continent. It covers a. Lynn Wilder: Oh, I did believe that.

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 Bible is the word of God and came from the writings of holy men of God What do Mormons believe?

book they were moved upon by the Holy Ghost (see 2 Peter ). Through the same process we have additional Holy Scripture, including the Book of Mormon, which supports and exalts the Bible.” (“Do Mormons regard the Bible as Holy Scripture and the word of God?”).

In recent years, Mormons, once a persecuted minority, have emerged as a group with pervasive influence in society, pop culture, and politics. They run for president of the United States (Mitt Romney), hold high office (Harry Reid, US Senate), write best-selling novels turned into blockbuster hits (Stephenie Meyer), and inspire Tony award–winning musicals (’s The Book of Mormon).

The Book of Mormon has a high Christology; that is, the doctrine of Christ is thick and heavy on the pages of this scriptural record, and the testimony of the divinity of the Lord and Savior is powerful and direct.

One cannot read the Book of Mormon and honestly come away wondering what the Latter-day Saints believe about the Divine Sonship. (RNS) — As we close outMormons the world over are scratching our heads about what the heck to do with the Book of Revelation, which is our scripture topic for the month of December.

Book of Mormon. Mormons believe that the Book of Mormon confirms information found in the Holy Bible. The text gives an account of ancient prophets who lived in.

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.

The Book of Mormon says, “And we talk of Christ, we rejoice in Christ, we preach of Christ, we prophesy of Christ, and we write according to our prophecies, that our children may know to what source they may look for a remission of their sins” (2 Nephi ).

The Book of Mormon states that Jesus, the Father and the Holy Spirit are "one". Joseph Smith taught, and Mormons believe, that all people are children of God. Smith further stated in the King Follett discourse that God was the son of a Father, suggesting a cycle that continues for eternity.

Book of Mormon. The Latter-day Saints church believes in the Book of Mormon that we mentioned earlier. They believe that the book was written from BC to AD by Mormon prophets.

Then Joseph Smith translated it in the s thanks to a revelation from God. To date, the Book of Mormon has been translated to more than 80 languages. More than. This video is in NO WAY trying to convince anyone to become Mormon, and is in no way comparing our religion to any other.

We are simply answering your questions, just like we do. Mormons consider the Christian Bible holy, but they believe it is only the partial word of God, and that the Book of Mormon completes it by revealing a lost testament of Jesus Christ.

Disagreement over the sanctity of the Book of Mormon is a huge reason for the rift between mainstream Christianity and Mormonism. These books, however, Mormons do not hand out at the door—and for good reason. If people knew up front what they were really going to be asked to believe (things such as God once being a man, denial of the Trinity, Satan being Jesus’ brother, pre-existence of souls, etc.), they may not be quite so willing to put aside their skepticism.

Mormons, along with other Christians, believe that the world will be consumed by fire and the wicked destroyed at the Second Coming of Christ. This fire will be Christ’s glory, which the righteous will be able to withstand, having been quickened by the Holy Spirit, but which will burn the wicked as stubble.

In that sense, our Bible has the book of Revelation in it just like any other Bible does. However, when somebody refers to “the Mormon Bible”, we assume they mean The Book of Mormon, which is another book in our canon of scripture.

It is the testimony of Jesus Christ as recorded by a branch of the house of Israel that emigrated from. What Do Mormons Believe. succinctly introduces The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Rex E. Lee, formerly president of Brigham Young Few religions have grown more rapidly in recent years or attracted as much notice as the Mormon Church/5. Mormons believe such a doctrine is NOT biblical. We don’t believe a pre-tribulation rapture will occur, but that the righteous will be caught up to meet Christ at His Second Coming.

However, this is the culmination and end of the period of tribulation, the ushering in of the millennial age, wherein Christ will reign, and earth will be like.

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.

Mormons do believe that Jesus died on a cross, but not for the same reason that Christians believe it. The Bible tells us that Jesus died on the cross to pay for our sins and give us eternal life.

Mormons believe Jesus only died on the cross so that we could rise from the dead, but we still have to live good lives to pay for our own sins. The Bible is therefore not taken as seriously, by Mormons, as it is by Protestants.

For example, there are no serious commentaries on a book of the Bible, by a Mormon, that I know of. Typical Mormon views of the Old Testament do not do justice to the complexity of the book. The same is probably true of the New Testament. We believe the Bible to be the word of God as far as it is translated correctly; we also believe the Book of Mormon to be the word of God.

Article of Faith #9 We believe all that God has revealed, all that He does now reveal, and we believe that He will yet reveal many great and important things pertaining to the Kingdom of God. What do Mormons believe about Jesus Christ’s mortal life. Mormons believe that Jesus was born as an infant in Bethlehem.

As the child of God the Father and a mortal mother, Mary, He grew up learning His divine mission and His Father’s gospel line upon line, precept upon precept (see D&C ). From this civilization, God continued to call forth prophets, including one named Mormon, the original author of the text that would be engraved on plates of gold that Mormons believe.

Mormons believe that the Book of Mormon, unlike the Bible, was translated correctly and is the unaltered word of God. Pearl of Great Price. How do we find truth.

Mormons have 3 primary sources of truth: The Book of Mormon, special revelation, and the King James Bible. The Book of Mormon. The Book of Mormon is their primary source of truth, as they believe it is the only untainted historical revelation from God.

According to the Book of Mormon, only fools believe that the Bible alone is a sufficient spiritual guide; II Nephi states, “Thou fool, thou shall say, a Bible, we have got a Bible and we need no more Bible,” okay.

Joseph Smith, the founder of the LDS church, said about Christians, “They are ignorant translators, careless transcribers. I personally don’t believe he could have created [the Book of Mormon].

It’s an extremely complex book. And it’s either a work of uninspired genius or a work of inspiration and I personally do not believe Joseph Smith could have written it himself and I say that not just because of the knowledge that’s in it, but the very structure of. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is using the Book of Mormon-proliferated belief that Mormons believe in a planet-based heaven as a teachable moment that doesn't totally dispel.

What do Mormons actually believe. This cartoon is an excerpt from the film "The Secret World of Mormonism". Please Share & Subscribe to expose this wicked false religion. It was a little slow to get rolling, but once it did it was incredibly thorough.

I highly suggest every Christian to read this book because what the Mormon church teaches is not close to what they believe. The book has many, many references too, so you know the authors aren't just saying things.

Very devastating book for Mormons/5. Mormons believe that God has a body of flesh and bone, in human form, and that Jesus does, too. They believe that God’s body “is immortal, perfected, and has a. [What do Mormons believe about the afterlife?] It's been pointed out by other observers of the church that Mormonism probably encompasses a more detailed picture of the afterlife than is common in.

We have all sinned and deserve God’s judgment. God, the Father, sent His only Son to satisfy that judgment for those who believe in Him. Jesus, the creator and eternal Son of God, who lived a sinless life, loves us so much that He died for our sins, taking the punishment that we deserve, was buried, and rose from the dead according to the you truly believe and trust this in your.

What Do Mormons Believe. (The God Makers)The following is a book review of The God Makers, by Ed Decker and Dave takes the reader through the beliefs of the Mormon Church. (For a book review of Is Mormonism Christian. by Gordon H. Frazier, and Mormonism: Shadow or Reality, by Gerald and Sandra Tanner, please see What Do Mormons Believe?.

The meaning of terms Mormons use as well as their views on the Bible reveal the huge chasm between what Mormons and Christians believe. This book will help you share the truth with Mormons that come to your door. GENRE. Religion & Spirituality.


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