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Gramps,
I have come across a passage that stated that the Mormon Church is a cult. After doing much research of the word “cult” it appeared that most definitions are contrary to one another. I would like to have your view on this matter.
Sivuyile, from South Africa

Dear Sivuyily,
My view on the matter is that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the only church in the world that is NOT a cult. Among the various definitions of the word, cult, I think that the one that applies to the context of your question is “a religion regarded as unorthodox or spurious.” The Mormon Church is the restoration to the earth by God the Father and His Son Jesus Christ, and later by numbers of angels, of the very Church of Jesus Christ that He organized during His mortal sojourn during the meridian of time. It is the only true and living Church of Jesus Christ on the face of the earth. All others, without exception, are the organizations of men, and none of the those have the requisite priesthood authority necessary to save mankind in the celestial kingdom of God.
Gramps

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