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.
In order to be married in a Mormon temple, members must receive a recommend from their bishop and stake president attesting to their worthiness. All guests who attend a Mormon temple wedding must have similar, valid recommends.
During the dedication of Mormon temples, members in attendance carry white handerchiefs. This is done as a sign of jubilation during the Hosanna Shout and relates to the biblical practice of waving palm branches.
During the millenial time after Christ’s Second Coming, Mormonism teaches that those who died without the blessings of the Mormon temple will have the chance to receive all the blessings they are worthy of.
Although only married couples can be sealed together as families in a Mormon temple, Mormons believe that all worthy members will have an opportunity for marriage during the Millenium.
Mormon doctrine teaches that the greatest source of truth and enlightenment is from the Holy Ghost and not from various forms of the philosophies of men.
Satan cannot read our thoughts, but Satan can discern our thoughts from our words and actions.
The fulness of the everlasting gospel is contained in the Bible because the Book of Mormon says so.
If someone does not believe we can become like God, no amount of scriptural evidence will convince him.
Angels are near us, but we have no particular guardian angel. The true guardian angel is the Light of Christ.
Intelligences are eternal entities from which all living things are created. Intelligences cannot be created, they have always existed.
Mormon prophets have taught that those who reach the highest kingdom of Heaven, or the Mormon Celestial Kingdom, will be busy preparing for Christ’s Second Coming. There are no temples in Heaven, rather Heaven itself is considered a temple.
Question Dear Gramps, My parents were baptized into the church, but were never sealed. They are divorced and both are inactive. Who am I sealed to other than my husband? Since my parents are divorced, do I seal myself to my inactive father after he dies and...
Question Gramps, I am an active Mormon and my husband is a member also but inactive and doesn’t keep the Word of Wisdom. I am getting ready to take my endowments and we have two children, one of which has been married in the temple and I have one grandson. Can...
Question Gramps, I feel sure that I know the answer to this question, but I have to ask anyway. I have a sister-in-law, works faithfully in a temple, and she says: A woman can, on this earth, be sealed to as many men as life gives her through a temple sealing,...
After a divorce, a Priesthood holder might receive restrictions in the Mormon Church based on the nature of his actions which resulted in divorce. In Mormonism, denying the Holy Ghost, murder in the first degree, and some cases of adultery are considered “sins unto death.”
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