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Questions about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, commonly known as Mormonism.
Sure. So long as the temple garment is worn properly, anything may be worn over it. Most Church members don't want to wear regular underwear (aside from women's bras) over the temple garment because it just adds extra bulk.
To Mormons, probably not. For any teenager at all, provided it doesn't interfere with how your life would otherwise run.
yes it is but only if the clothes are appropriate What a Mormon chooses to wear for Halloween is up to them. The Church has dress guidelines, which say such things as "through your dress and appearance... you should show that you are a disciple of Jesus Christ", and "when choosing clothing, ask...
they are rememered for bringing back respect for womens rights in the west.
What your daughter wears is obviously between you and her, however you asked with specific reference to your faith. For such questions, your local Bishop will be in the best position to assist you in your concern.
While the behavior of your son is between he and you, there are obviously guidelines, rules, preferences, etc. that various differing faiths have. You specifically referenced him as a "Mormon", or what is actually a "Latter Day Saint". I believe the Bishop of your Ward would be the man to ask for...
No. She is Baptist
I could not find any information that connected Brigham Young toany German settlers.
tell your friend how you feel an let your friend know that yourstill supporting his first girlfriend an him
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is often considered Monolateristic, rather than Monotheistic or Polytheistic. Monolaterism is the recognition of many gods but the worship of only one. Church doctrine states that God the Father and Jesus Christ are separate beings. Jesus Christ is...
polygamy is rampant in Africa especially in west Africa. Soprobably you plan a trip over there. Or since am there, you cangive me the job I do the interview for you and send the results foryou.
Brigham Young, led the members of the Church of Jesus Christ ofLatter Day Saints, The Mormons, to Utah, and founded Salt Lake Cityin 1847. He served as Utah's first governor, appointed by PresidentMillard Fillmore, from 1851 to 1858.
The first wagon train took over 1 year and 5 months. The first wagon train left Nauvoo, Illinois in Feb. of 1846. They crossed Iowa and camped for the winter at a place they called Winter Quarter, Neb., which is near Omaha, Neb. In the spring of 1847 the first wagons departed Winter Quarter for the...
It is possible that individual congregations of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" Church) held cooking contests in the 1970's, as this is a pretty popular pastime of Mormon women's groups today. However, the Church as a whole did not hold cooking contests.
Temples of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are currently (as of February 2010) located in: Nigeria Ghana South Africa Philippines (2 temples) Japan (3 temples) Korea Hong Kong Taiwan Switzerland Denmark Germany (2 temples) Netherlands Finland Ukraine ...
There is no official reason why members of the Church of JesusChrist of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" Church)fold their arms while they pray. Church members do not have to foldtheir arms. Some might clasp their hands, hold hands with familymembers or friends nearby, or just put...
There are a bunch so I am going to list ten of the families below,hope I don't waste your time. 10. South African business man married four women at the same time 9. Sister Wives - Browns family 8. Jacob Zuma - President of South Africa 7. Darger Family - Utah
To meet the needs of a growing and diverse membership, the Churchhas evolved its approach to temple construction and design over theyears. This brief article examines the major design phases oflatter-day temple construction. .
Yes, just like an Amish person - or anyone else - could join the LDS church.
Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called "Mormons") believe Joseph Smith translated the Book of Mormon from some ancient metal plates by the power of God. An angel showed him to the place where the plates were buried.
This is only my opinion, but I think that we were!
Joseph Smith was killed by an anti-Mormon mob outside CarthageJail, who shot him through the window as he was attempting to climbout, possibly to save the other people still within.
For one thing, being the second president and prophet of the Churchof Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church).
we believe in the same organization that existed in the primitive church namely apostles,prophets,pastors,thatchers,evangelists and so forth.
No. Only members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" Church) with a special reccomendation from their bishop can enter a Temple after it is dedicated (Temples are open for public tours before their dedication.) Many temples have a visitor center or lobby...
Most temples will have a waiting area, right inside the front doors, for family and friends who do not currently have a temple recommend or who are not members of the church, but you cannot go farther than that point.
It was Brigham Young.
Polygamy was banned from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) over 120 years ago in 1890. Those practicing polygamy today are not really Mormons, because they have been excommunicated (kicked out) of the Church. Anyone found practicing polygamy is immediately...
Brigham Young was ordained an Apostle on February 14, 1835 under the hands of the Three Witnesses; Oliver Cowdry, David Whitmer, and Martin Harris. The Three Witnesses were called by revelation to choose the Twelve Apostles and were "blessed by the laying of the the hands of the First Presidency"...
The Church of the Later Day Saints (LDS or Mormons) has no surprising church-based beliefs about medical science, and in fact Brigham Young University (BYU) Medical School is very highly regarded.
The Mormons are a Christian denomination founded in the late1800 by Joseph Smith Jr. They are also known by the acronym LDS:Latter Day Saints. They made their big migration west because theywere looking for a place where they could settle and be freefrom persecution which came about because of...
Here are a couple of reasons why Joseph Smith was killed. One, thepeople that lived in the area of Western Illinois didn't like theChristian beliefs that Joseph believed and was teaching. Two, thecitizens of Western Illinois thought if they killed Joseph Smith,the leader of the Church of Jesus...
"Mormons" are members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They are not bad people. They are law-abiding and God-fearing people who have conservative moral standards. They tend to be very religious and seek to live lives that are pleasing to God. They are often very involved in...
Yes. Though it is not widely known or even used. The Mormons preferto use a King James Bible. That said, the special version thatexisted at one time was a unique translation done by Joseph SmithHimself. Most of the changes between it and a regular King Jamescan found in the book of Genesis.
Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" Church) do believe the Bible is the Word of God, and members are encouraged to study it daily. One of their articles of faith states "We believe the Bible to be the Word of God, as far as it is translated...
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (commonly called Mormons) began in 1830 and had many 'focal point' cities throughout the 19th century. The first city that was a focal point for Mormon settlement was Kirtland, Ohio. Following this they moved to Independence, Missouri. After being...
The first O is long sounding (As in No or Boat) and the second O isshort as in (Box or lock)
The best place to find that would either be on Wikipedia or on theofficial Mormon (LDS) web site.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, or Mormons, are a relatively new religious group who live by the following principles: . We believe in God, the Eternal Father, and in His Son, Jesus Christ, and in the Holy Ghost. . We believe that men will be punished for their own sins, and...
The first members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were called "Mormons", just as they often are today. This is a nickname given to them by those who opposed the Church, and is that of an ancient prophet who wrote the Book of Mormon. Although it was taken offensively in the early...
I'm guessing you are after Jean Keaton. Her's are usually done in a pencil like form. Simon Dewey has also done some of children and teenagers with the Savior. www.deseretbook.com has a lot of other LDS Artists prints available.
According to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints(Mormons), in 2014, the membership is 15,372,337. The number listedis world-wide participation. LDS.org is the primary source forinformation about the LDS Church, which is also known as the"Mormon" Church, and formally as The Church of...
Its headquarters is in Salt Lake city Utah and it is widelypracticed throughout the US. It has many large areas of influencein almost every continent.
Mormons believe that Christ will return to the earth and that ALL people of ALL FAITHS who have strived to live their lives as Christ did will meet Him upon His return.
No. The main groups linked to polygamy are Mormon splinter groups.The main one is called The Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ ofLatter-Day Saints. The main group of Mormons (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter DaySaints) was linked to it in the past, but hasn't practiced it since1890.
The western United States. Settlements in Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, California, Nevada, and Arizona are still thriving today, while those in the east were destroyed as the Mormons were kicked out by mobs and government sanctions. Some settlements in the west were abandoned due to difficult living...
If I'm interpreting your question correctly (what foods do Mormons use as gifts?), the answer would be the same as for most people, minus alcohol, coffee, and tea. Some Mormons also don't drink of caffeine, though it isn't a set teaching. Whatever treats (cookies, cakes, etc.) are popular where you...
They didn't move from Nevada, they moved to Nevada! Mormon pioneers settled many cities in Nevada that are still thriving (and full of Mormons) today, including Las Vegas!
To escape persecution they were facing in the United States and tobe able to set up there own government/Theocracy in a new territorythat was all their own. It would be misleading not to mention thatthe Mormons believed in polygamy. This is one reason they werepersecuted.
They founded Salt Lake City and pretty much all of Utah. They made the Oregon trail famous and they contributed mostly to the Donner party incident.
President John Taylor had seven wives: Leonora Cannon, Elizabeth Kaighin, Jane Ballantyne, Mary Ann Oakley, Sophia Whitaker, Harriet Whitaker, and Margaret Young. He fathered 34 children.
Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) advocated the same things in the 1800's that they do today. This includes a return to New Testament Christianity, strong family values, morality, modesty, honesty, and virtue.
Presbyterians, Catholics, Mormons, and Jehovah's Witnesses are all Christian denominations. They all believe in Jesus Christ and in the Bible, although their definitions of exactly who Jesus was are different, and the Bible versions that they use are different.
LDS Family Services, as well as all other Church-operated community outreach programs (Deseret Industries, Humanitarian Services, Bishop's Storehouse, etc) are overseen by the Presiding Bishop (currently Bishop H. David Burton) and his two councelors. The Presiding Bishop reports directly to the...
No, the Gosselin's are evangelical Christians. . No. The Gosselins are evangelical Christians. Jon Gosselin was raised Catholic.
Which Mormons during which time period? If you are referring to the Mormon pioneers, their goal was simply to survive, develop the land, and pass the gospel on to their children. They were extremely successful at this, as the cities they founded are thriving today and the Mormon population has...
This question applies to a specific map and cannot be answered without looking at the map.
Peyton Manning is not a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" Church), he is a Protestant Christian. Some of his teammates are Mormon, incluing Austin Collie, Aaron Fransisco, and Fili Moala.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" Church) was officially organized on April 6, 1830 in Palmyra, New York by Joseph Smith, Jr.
We most certainly do not beleive that all the others must be wrong...infact that is just the opposite of what we beleive...we believe that the others are right, to a certain extent...the book of mormon...is an addition to the bibble...which is another testament of jesus christ...we believe that all...
14-18 or 19 are the youth requirements. You can be called to be a Ma and Pa on the trek, and you just have to be a married LDS couple to do that.
Steve Young, former quarterback for the San Fransisco 49er's, is an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called "Mormons"). John Beck, a quarterback for the Ravens, is also a member of the Church. There were 33 members of the Church in the NFL's 2009 season,...
If you are best friends, you should know already. The way to find out anything about someone is to ask. Being Mormon is not the worst thing in the world. They shouldn't mind you asking or knowing this about them.
Because: 1. People are close-minded. 2. Since that the LDS don't believe in the trinity, people automatically assume we aren't Christian. 3. They THINK that we do not believe that Jesus Christ is our Savior. We ARE Christian, hence the name "The Church of JESUS CHRIST of Latter-Day Saints". We...
There is no official answer for when exactly Joseph Smith was considered a prophet. Some, citing the Jeremiah 1:5 ("...before thou camest forth from the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations."), would consider Joseph Smith to have always been a prophet, and say that...
There is no difference Mormons are Christians. The true name of the Mormon church is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. ADDITION: Latter-Day Saints (Mormons) are not a separate religion. To say otherwise would be like saying Catholics aren't Christian.
Joseph Smith, Jr. was a religious leader, and founder of the LatterDay Saint movement. He's also well-known as the author of the Bookof Mormon.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" Church) was founded near Palmyra, New York. The first Church members were from the area. A short time later they moved to Kirtland, Ohio to combine with a large group of converts. Several years later they were run out of...
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" Church) was founded near Palmyra, New York. A short while later, a large majority of Church members in New York moved to Ohio at the request of Joseph Smith. This was because a large number of converts had be baptized in...
Jesus Christ is the Savior of all our Father in Heaven's children, regardless of where they might be.
No. Trey Parker did not go on an LDS mission.
Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" Church) adhere to a health code called the "Word of Wisdom". This health code prohibits the use of strong drinks, saying alcohol is to be used for cleaning, not drinking. If members desire to attend temple...
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" Church) has produced Official Church statements about evolution, being declared in the early 20th Century, when Darwinian evolutionary theories were becoming the rage, but now the Church statements tend to focus on issues...
The current (February 2010) president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" Church) is Thomas Spencer Monson. President Thomas S. Monson became the president of the church at the death of previous president Gordon B. Hinckley in 2008. You can learn more...
Because Joseph Smith moved a lot in his lifetime, his friends varied. He probably considered members of his immediate family as his closest friends, especially his brother Hyrum, who was murdered with him. Other close friends include Oliver Cowdry, the Whitmer family, Martin Harris, the Knight...
In the doctrine Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" Church), the only unpardonable sin is blasphemy against the Holy Ghost. (see New Testament, Matthew 12:31 and Mark 3:29) Blasphemy against the Holy Ghost can only be committed by those who have received all...
Any member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who commits adultery should voluntarily meet with their bishop when they are ready to repent. If they discuss the situation with their bishop, he will be able to help them through the repentance process to receive forgiveness. The...
Assuming you are a registered student, Fall classes can be registered for online at any time prior to the start of the Fall semester. Classes can further be changed with professors' permission any time before the add/drop deadline, about two weeks into the semester. Registering earlier means more...
When a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints completes his or her mission, they return home to their familes. The majority of missionaries are in their early 20's and unmarried, so they usually return to university studies, search for a marriage partner, or move into their...
Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) do NOT practice plural marriage. This practice was banned in 1890. The practice was introduced around 1840, and it was practiced because it was believed to be a commandment from God. It was ended because the federal...
Yes. Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" Church) believe that all men must be offered a chance to accept the gospel of Jesus Christ and be saved. For this reason they participate in baptisms in behalf of those who died without having the chance to...
What an LDS Family Services counselor is paid is based on their experience and the need in their area. You would have to contact the individual agency to see what the compensation might be. Be aware that LDS Family Services will generally only hire counselors with Masters degrees and proper...
The official website for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is www.lds.org. This site is aimed mostly toward members of the Church. The Church operates another website to introduce it's doctrine to visitors, it is www.mormon.org. There are several other websites operated by the Church...
The records of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are held in different places, depening on the record. Many of the historical items, such as journals, pamplet and magazine archives, books, photographs, etc, are housed in the new Church History Library in Salt Lake City, across the...
The first prophet of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints to be recorded was President Wilford Woodruff. He recorded his testimony into a 'talking machine' (tapes were not yet invented) on the 19th of March 1897. You can listen to this recording at the related link below.
They took whatever they could carry, which wasn't much. For a long time, they ate flour mixed with water (cooked). They ate what they could hunt as well... but most of the time, they didn't eat much, which is why many died.
You can't choose. Your sexual orientation is something you're born with. But you should always be free to live the way you want to live.
Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) do not ever really mention anything about interracial dating in modern times, although it was sometimes discouraged historically. Interracial couples are quite common in Mormonism today. Mormons are encouraged to avoid...
There are no sources revealing the religion of John Brigham Hart, a Mona-Vie beverage distributor.
The Mormon Pioneer Trek is largely attributed to the year, 1848. However, the reality is that several trips took place over quite some years around that period.
Joseph Smith, Jr. (December 23, 1805 - June 27, 1844) was an American religious leader and the founder of the Latter Day Saint movement , the predominant branch of which is Mormonism . At age twenty-four, Smith published the Book of Mormon, and in the next fourteen years he attracted thousands of...
If you watch any of the shows, or know what Mormons wear, you knowthat they are very conservative people. So mostly high neckedshirts and long pants or skirts. Nothing that is revealing toprovoke another man.
Many of what are now the Western United States were settled by "Mormons." You may be referring to Utah, however, which was the primary destination of the move west.
No. Shaun White is not a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" Church).