When dealing with fast offerings Mormon doctrine teaches that the Lord cares more about the heart of the giver than the exact amount of money given. Mormons believe it is wise to prioritize.
Don’t confuse custom with principle. Customs change from day to day, and Mormons believe it is important to respect the customs appropriate to the age in which we live.
The only conditions to receive a priesthood blessing in the Mormon faith are faith in Jesus Christ and a desire for a blessing from the Lord.
When Mormons sustain someone as a leader, they promise to help and support that leader and not to criticize him. If there is a serious issue of worthiness, Mormons are advised to go to the leader who is directly over the leader in question and leave the matter to be handled by the proper authority.
Mormons, like anyone else, have to work to fulfill family, work, and church responsibilities. One or more of these may seem overwhelming at but if a person does their best the Lord promises to help them.
The prophet and Book of Mormon author Nephi states that he was “exceedingly young” when the story of the Book of Mormon begins. Though young, Nephi was old enough to lead his brothers to do what God had commanded them.
The Lord has commanded Mormons not to use alcohol. Even in matters of cooking, Mormons would do well not use alcohol. In matters of principle there is no compromise.
Some Mormons do not drink caffinated beverages because of the Mormon Word of Wisdom. These people are at times ridiculed by people claiming that the Mormon church is one of the larger stock holders for Coca Cola. Such false interactions are best turned into opportunities to share the Mormon Gospel with others.
In Mormonism, the Word of Wisdom says that we should avoid the use of tea, coffee, and strong drinks. In order to be baptized into the Mormon church, a person must live the Word of Wisdom, even if it means giving up old habits.
The Word of Wisdom teaches that hunting wild animals should be done only in times of need, but also to eat meat sparingly any season of the year.
In order to perform the ordinances in Mormon temples for the dead who have no records, they will appear to mortals on the earth during the Millenium.
To quit smoking, first resolve to never smoke again. Then throw all tobacco away. Now ask the Lord for the strength to obey the Word of Wisdom.
Meat from domesticated animals is to be used sparingly and with thanksgiving. The meat of wild animals is to be reserved for famine and times of hunger.
To help your husband overcome a pornography addiction stay faithful yourself, support your husband’s good activites, and refuse to allow pornography in you home.
To sacrifice a master’s degree at a Baptist seminary in order to convert to Mormonism would show the Lord you love Him and honor Him more than the world.
Adversity and trials will end ultimately only when this life ends. Continually overcoming obstacles is a tribute to your faith and strength in the Lord.
Don’t underestimate the knowledge and experience parents have. They want the best for you, and it is always best to talk to your parents about your problems.
People under the age of eight and the mentally incompetent are not held accountable at the judgment bar of God. All others are solely responsible for their actions, including suicide.
Mormonism teaches that a parent whose child has a pornography problem must show endless love and set strict rules to show that no evil is tolerated in the home.
The best way to deal with the unkindness of others is to be an example of kindness. It is never our place to judge others.
Writings from Mormon prophets, specifically Brigham Young, call into question scientific principles upon which the origin of the earth rest.
- Be courteous
- Be patient
- Before you ask Gramps, search the site for your answer
- Do some research