Unlike black people of African origin, the Mormon Church allowed Australian Aborigines to hold the priesthood.
We cannot control our relatives lives and must respect their choices, even if we disapprove. God will reward us for patient service and enduring.
Mormons do not believe their leaders are perfect; only Jesus Christ is perfect. Thus Mormon Church leaders and even prophets make mistakes, but we are to respect their office and listen to them.
Mormon doctrine teaches us that there are different types of angels, some have bodies and some do not. Satan also has angels, but they never have bodies.
Mormons are commanded by God to control all their passions and appetites within their proper boundaries. Bodily appetites and lusts can lead to addiction and keep us from God’s spirit.
Art inspires and uplifts the spirit, whereas pornography degrades and arouses sexual excitement. The pure in heart see things as pure, while impure will see all things as pornographic.
Personal experience seems to agree that newborns and toddlers may remember something of their pre-earth life.
Mormons believe that people with physical or intellectual handicaps are in no way disadvantaged in their eternal potential. Such handicaps do not necessarily stem from some pre-mortal worthiness or unworthiness.
According to Mormon scripture, Adam spoke a language that was pure and undefiled. It is most likely the language of Mormonism’s Celestial Kingdom.
The purpose of life cannot be explained without the religious based parts. Mormon doctrine provides a foundation for the purpose of life.
Mormonism does not reveal at what point a fetus receives its spirit and becomes a separate organism. It may be different for each person.
If a Mormon marries a non-Mormon or gets married outside of a Mormon temple, the marriage will end at death. A marriage between two Mormons in a Mormon temple may endure for eternity.
Do Mormons know what happened to the Urim and Thummim which Joseph Smith used to translate the Book of Mormon?
After Joseph Smith finished translating the Book of Mormon, he probably returned the Urim and Thummim to the angel Moroni.
Mormonism suggests that the weapons used in the War in Heaven were probably associated with the mind and will, or with the power of righteousness and faith.
Mormon doctrine teaches us that death is part of God’s plan and we need not be sad for those who have died, for they are in a better place. We should be concerned with our life here so we can be reunited with our family in heaven.
Mormon doctrine teaches that the universe was not created out of nothing, that it has always existed. God lives outside of time and is eternal, from age to age.
Sometimes in the Mormon Church, members can pass on unkind gossip. We must learn to be patient, and forgiving as the Mormon prophets have taught.
In Marriage Mormons should make sacrifices for the sake of their spouse. They must follow Jesus’ example to love and serve others always. Both husband and wife should be willing to make sacrifices to strengthen the marriage.
Real beauty in not in the appearance of the skin but in the radiance of the soul. Self worth and self esteem are more important and if you have them, people will see your inner beauty.
Mormon scriptures do not reveal enough about the age of the earth to allow us to harmonize scientific and revealed knowledge on the subject. We must remember that scientific inquiry is geared toward observable phenomenon of this earth, and may not help understand heavenly things.
The Mormon Church has no policy on a woman donating her eggs to infertile couples. This is up to the individual’s consicence. Mormons are encouraged to talk to their bishop for guidance.
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