An Awesome Tweet from James the Mormon

An Awesome Tweet from James the Mormon

If you’re not already following James the Mormon on Twitter, then you’re missing out. Not only does he post inspiring messages—he’s also pretty hilarious. For example, on May 17th, 2017, he tweeted something that I’m sure we can all relate...
Joseph Smith: Phenomenal Servant of God

Joseph Smith: Phenomenal Servant of God

Joseph Smith was a young boy of 14 when he walked into a grove of trees, intending to pray and ask God which of all the many churches in upstate New York he should join. He was trying to “come to any certain conclusion who was right and who was wrong” concerning...
Celebrating the Famous Mormon Prophet

Celebrating the Famous Mormon Prophet

By Rebecca During the third week of August, there will be a musical performance celebrating the life and ministry of the Mormon Prophet Thomas S. Monson. Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the Mormon Church by the media) know...
Is God Real?

Is God Real?

A beautiful children’s hymn, called, “A Child’s Prayer,” asks, “Heavenly Father, are you really there?” The child says that some people feel Heaven is too far away, but this child can feel it close by whenever he prays. Listen to “A Child’s Prayer.” Many today wonder...
How to Learn About Mormonism

How to Learn About Mormonism

Mormon is a nickname for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Their religion is a complex one, both in doctrine and in practice. Because they operate a lay church, nearly everyone has volunteer positions and that means many resources must be...
Mormon Prophets

Mormon Prophets

As we read the Old Testament, it is impossible to avoid seeing that God prefers to communicate with the world through prophets. Although the Bible shows us God also communicates to individuals those things that impact their personal lives, when He has a message for...
Mormon Beliefs About the Holy Ghost

Mormon Beliefs About the Holy Ghost

The first Article of Faith (a list of thirteen basic Mormon beliefs) states that we believe in God the eternal Father, in His Son, Jesus Christ, and in the Holy Ghost. Mormons call these three the Godhead, which is the term the Bible uses for them. The term trinity...
The Purpose of Life

The Purpose of Life

Many years ago, the Osmonds, a Mormon family who captured the hearts of millions with their music and their close-knit family, created an album that explained Mormon beliefs in musical terms. One song concerned the questions so many people ask today—why should we love...
Mormon Self-Reliance

Mormon Self-Reliance

Mormons are taught to be self-reliant. This does not mean preparing for some sort of doomsday scenario, but it does mean being ready for whatever life gives you. When unemployment, illness, or trials come, Mormons try to be prepared. Preparation for difficult times...
Mormon Women and Polygamy

Mormon Women and Polygamy

In the early days of the church, Mormons practiced polygamy. That practice ended more than one hundred years ago. Today, anyone who practices polygamy is excommunicated, so the polygamists in the news in modern times are not Mormons. Mormon is a nickname for members...
Mormon Families

Mormon Families

Mormon families today look much like any other family in their own cultures. What makes them different, in the eyes of some, is that Mormons are noted for making family a high priority and for having a lower than average divorce rate. This is, in part, due to the...
What are the Mormon Scriptures?

What are the Mormon Scriptures?

You may have heard people reference the “Mormon Bible” and assumed that was the Book of Mormon. In reality, the Mormon Bible is the King James translation of the Holy Bible—the same translation used by millions of other people. Mormon is a nickname for members of The...
Role of Mormon Women in Their Church

Role of Mormon Women in Their Church

The role of Mormon women in their church is an important one and contains aspects not commonly found in many churches that are considered to be somewhat conservative in nature. Mormon is a nickname for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. To...
Role of Mormon Women in the Home

Role of Mormon Women in the Home

Mormons—a nickname for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints—have somewhat traditional views on the roles of women in the home, although they combine the seemingly modern ideas that have always been taught by God. We learn in the Bible that God...
Jesus Christ in Mormonism

Jesus Christ in Mormonism

The term Mormon is actually just a nickname for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The real name reflects the centeredness of Jesus Christ in the faith of the Mormon people. Mormons are Christians, but accept the teachings of the Bible over...
The Book of Mormon

The Book of Mormon

The title-page of the Book of Mormon spells out the purpose of the Book of Mormon: “Which is to show unto the remnant of the House of Israel what great things the Lord hath done for their fathers; and that they may know the covenants of the Lord, that they are not...
Prayer

Prayer

Jesus often knelt down to pray to His Father in Heaven, setting the example for all of us today. Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, often called Mormons, are strong believers in prayer. Their history begins with the prayer of a...
God the Father

God the Father

Mormons believe that God, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Ghost are three distinct beings, whom we call the Godhead, not a hazy combination of all three in one person. They remember that when Jesus was baptized, God spoke from Heaven, saying, “This is my Beloved Son, in...
Temples

Temples

There are three places where the God can be close to us while we’re still on earth: home, church, and temple. These three locations have continuously been a part of the human history. Solomon was instructed on how to build a temple to the Lord. Moses instructed the...
Priesthood

Priesthood

Priesthood is the term used in the Mormon church when referring to the power and ability to act in God’s name.This priesthood power was the power used to create the earth, and continues to be power by which order is maintained in the universe.This is the power that...
Baptism

Baptism

Within The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the very first covenant, or promise, we make with God is baptism.When we recognize our testimony of Jesus Christ and feel those first stirrings that encourage us to be more like our Savior, we want to cast off as...
Jesus Christ

Jesus Christ

Jesus Christ is the central figure in all the beliefs of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.He is the literal son of God and a member of the Godhead, which consists of Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ and the Holy Ghost. Under the direction of the Father,...
Word of Wisdom

Word of Wisdom

The Word of Wisdom as it is recorded in the 89th section of the mormon book of scripture known as the Doctrine and Covenants, is a revelation to the first prophet of this dispensation, Joseph Smith. In it a type of health code is laid out for the members of The Church...

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