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.
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.
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