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The 1800s Restoration Movement

The 1800s Restoration Movement

Posted by on Dec 4, 2012 in Mormon Doctrinal Principles | 0 comments

The restorationist movement was a growing desire of the 1800s to restore the gospel of Jesus Christ back to its New Testament practice. Some wanted only New Testament teachings and some wanted to return to the full practice of the Bible, including prophets and apostles to continue the pattern established by God in Biblical times. They differed from...

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Did Joseph Smith get it right?

Did Joseph Smith get it right?

Posted by on Sep 10, 2012 in Mormon Doctrinal Principles | 0 comments

What are the odds that a young, informally educated man would have the skills to translate Egyptian papyrus in the early 1800’s? This has been the question among religious and biblical scholars as they have criticized Mormonism (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, LDS Church) and made jabs at the authenticity of the Book of Abraham in the...

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Plan of Salvation

Plan of Salvation

Posted by on Dec 18, 2008 in Mormon Doctrinal Principles | 0 comments

God’s Great Plan of Salvation was in place before the earth was created, and probably before all worlds were created.  An understanding of the Plan of Salvation answers the following profound questions for mankind: “Where did I come from?” “Why am I here?” “Where am I going?” No amount of secular research can answer these questions, nor can...

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Continuing Revelation: God’s Words Never Cease

Continuing Revelation: God’s Words Never Cease

Posted by on Dec 17, 2008 in Mormon Doctrinal Principles | 0 comments

Mormons believe in the necessity for constant communication with God through the process known as divine revelation: This principle is basic to our belief. President Wilford Woodruff declared, “Whenever the Lord had a people on the earth that he acknowledged as such, that people were led by revelation” (The Discourses of Wilford Woodruff, sel. G. Homer...

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Word of Wisdom

Word of Wisdom

Posted by on Jun 13, 2008 in Mormon Doctrinal Principles | 0 comments

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (which church is often misnamed the Mormon Church) are taught that bodies are gifts from God and that keeping them healthy and pure is an important part of being able to progress spiritually. God gave guidelines to the Prophet Joseph Smith to help us take care of our bodies. This health code...

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