Mormons were generally from Northern states or England, consequently the members of the Mormon Church were generally opposed to slavery.
The letters on the pulpits of the Mormon Kirtland Temple referred to the Mormon Church positions of those who sat in those particular seats. One pulpit was for the Melchizedek Priesthood, the other for the Aaronic Priesthood.
Mormonism teaches that after the resurrection, we can gradually attain perfection in body, mind, and spirit.
Although Mormon prophet Joseph Smith was a Mason, he did not attend many meetings, did not reveal the Masons’ secrets, and was not murdered specifically by Masons. Since Joseph Smith restored Mormon temple ordinances before he ever became a Mason, there is no connection between the symbols of the Masons and of the Mormon temple.
The positive family bonding that comes from hunting can be done at a firing range, the prophets have spoken abouit how wrong the killing of wild animals is.
Mormon doctrine teaches that children cannot be sealed to unmarried parents. If a parent doesn’t remarry in this life, they will find an eternal companion later, and their temple work will be done during the millennium.
Mormons must wait one year after a civil marriage for a Temple wedding to help them understand how important it is. Mormons should explain to non-Mormon relatives and friends how important temple marriage is.
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.
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