Belief Systems

Authority in Mormonism

Bible The eighth article of faith states, “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.”  The acceptable translations are the King James Version of the Bible and the Joseph...

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What is salvation in Mormonism?

A Different Gospel LDS state that they believe in salvation through Jesus Christ. And moreover, I say unto you, that there shall be no other name given nor any other way nor means whereby salvation can come unto the children of men, only in and through the name of...

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What is sin in Mormonism?

LDS believe that men will be punished for their own sins, and not for Adam’s transgression.  Thus, there is not a belief in original sin.  The basis of this argument is that the spirit of man was created prior to the fall and is good. Pre-existence LDS doctrine...

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What is the afterlife in Mormonism?

Becoming gods (like Christ) LDS believe that God ordained and established a plan of salvation whereby his spirit children might advance and progress and become like Him.  After you become a LDS, you have the potential of becoming a god (Teachings of the Prophet Joseph...

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Who is God in Mormonism?

Godhead The LDS do not accept the term Trinity.  Their view of the Godhead would be two physical Persons and one Spirit in one Godhead.  Therefore, they could claim three persons in one Godhead, however, two of those persons have a physical body.  Genesis 1:26-28 is...

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Who is Jesus Christ in Mormonism?

Diety They do not believe in the dual nature of Jesus, being both fully God and fully man.  Jesus was God became man, died and became God again.  Christ is now fully God, but subordinate to his Father.  Jesus is Jehovah of the Old Testament. AND now Abinadi said unto...

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