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Questions about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, commonly known as Mormonism.
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 the...
No. She is Baptist
I could not find any information that connected Brigham Young to  any German settlers.
tell your friend how you feel an let your friend know that your  still 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. So  probably you plan a trip over there. Or since am there, you can  give me the job I do the interview for you and send the results for  you.
Brigham Young, led the members of the Church of Jesus Christ of  Latter Day Saints, The Mormons, to Utah, and founded Salt Lake City  in 1847. He served as Utah's first governor, appointed by President  Millard Fillmore, from 1851 to 1858.
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 England (2 temples...
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
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 Carthage  Jail, who shot him through the window as he was attempting to climb  out, possibly to save the other people still within.
For one thing, being the second president and prophet of the Church  of 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...
The Mormons are a Christian denomination founded in the late  1800 by Joseph Smith Jr. They are also known by the acronym LDS:  Latter Day Saints. They made their big migration west because they  were looking for a place where they could settle and be free  from persecution which came about...
Here are a couple of reasons why Joseph Smith was killed. One, the  people that lived in the area of Western Illinois didn't like the  Christian beliefs that Joseph believed and was teaching. Two, the  citizens of Western Illinois thought if they killed Joseph Smith,  the leader of the Church of...
"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 prefer  to use a King James Bible. That said, the special version that  existed at one time was a unique translation done by Joseph Smith  Himself. Most of the changes between it and a regular King James  can found in the book of...
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 is  short as in (Box or lock)
The best place to find that would either be on Wikipedia or on the  official 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 not for...
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 listed  is world-wide participation. LDS.org is the primary source for  information about the LDS Church, which is also known as the  "Mormon" Church, and formally as The...
Its headquarters is in Salt Lake city Utah and it is widely  practiced throughout the US. It has many large areas of influence  in 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 of  Latter-Day Saints.    The main group of Mormons (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day  Saints) was linked to it in the past, but hasn't practiced it...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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 believe...
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.
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...
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.
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.
If you watch any of the shows, or know what Mormons wear, you know  that they are very conservative people. So mostly high necked  shirts and long pants or skirts. Nothing that is revealing to  provoke 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).
It's Quakers."Angel and the Badman" (1947). Stars John Wayne, Gail Russell, Harry Carey."Angel and the Badman" (2009). Made for televison. Stars Lou Diamond Phillips, Deborah Kara Unger, Luke Perry.A very similar story:"The Outsider" (2002). Made for television. Stars Tim Daly, Naomi Watts, Keith...
From a sociological perspective, Mormons would be classified a counterculture and the physicians would be a subculture.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) was officially organized on April 6, 1830 in Palmyra, New York. Mormons believe that they are practicing the same religion found in the Bible, so many Mormons would answer this question by mentioning Adam and Eve in the Garden of...
The only "Mormon" territory there was, Utah Territory.
Emma Smith had 9 children of her own and 2 that were adopted. 6 of these children (including one of the adopted twins) died before age two.
Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" Church) travel on roads just like anyone else - in cars, taxis, busses, bikes, motorcycles, skateboards, on foot - whatever!
Sure! Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" Church) can technically drink whatever they want! Most members choose to follow the "Word of Wisdom", a health code they believe was revealed by God to the Prophet Joseph Smith. The Word of Wisdom...
Yes. Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints attend church worship services on Sunday as well as Sunday School and Womens/Mens groups. Sunday church meetings generally last three hours. Some Church members also choose to attend other worship services or meetings held on weekdays.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly calledthe "Mormon" Church) has over 15 million members worldwide. How many members are in an actual congregation depends on how manymembers are in the area. In the western United States, where thereare high concentrations of Church members,...
Jesus is everything to a Mormon. Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) believe Jesus Christ is the literal and only begotten Son of God. He came to earth as a mortal man to show us how to live and to suffer and die for the sins of mankind, just as the Bible...
The name of the Church is the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Church members prefer to be called "Latter-day Saints" or "LDS". "Mormon" is a nickname given to them by people who oppose the Church.
I guess this depends on when in the late 1800's you are talking about. Many of the western states where Mormons settled were not actually states until the 1890's, they were territories. Either way, the answer would be Utah by far. Mormons settled almost the entire state of Utah. Southern Idaho and...
Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" church) believe in the "Father, and the Son, and the Holy Ghost, which is one God" (Book of Mormon, 2 Nephi 31:21) They believe that the Father, Son (Jesus Christ), and Holy Ghost are perfectly united in purpose...
Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) worship one God. To worship any other god or object is blasphemy. However, it must be noted that worship is different than belief. Many Mormons believe in the possibility of the existence of other gods. These gods...
  Mormons live in every state. The highest percentage of Mormons is in Utah, and the highest amount of Mormons in in California.
As a whole, no. However, the same question could be asked for any group (i.e. are Catholics/Jews/Buddhists con artists?) and the answer would be the same. Some individuals may be dishonest, but the importance of honesty and integrity are of great importance in Latter-Day Saint (Mormon) doctrine....
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is funded by voluntary donations and by investment income (sales of properties, etc). Church leaders are not paid for their service, so all the funds of the Church go to buildings, supplies, congregation activities, community outreach, and welfare...
It is considered the 'Preface' to the Doctrine and Covenants. Which reads in the last verses, "Search these commandments, for they are true and faithful, and the prophecies and promises which are in them shall all be fulfilled." (D & C 1:37)
Southpaw Bruce Hurst, born in St. George, Utah.
Mostly with four walls and a roof, although some dug out small homes in the sides of hills. Typically in the cities, roads neatly were arranged in square blocks. Some with nice colorful flowers along the roadside. It is also believed they had advanced windows made with glass that opened and closed.
Coca Cola Company (KO) is a publicaly traded company on the NYSE  and has been on the stock exchange since 1919. Its headquarters is  located in Atlanta, Georgia. No one person owns the Coca Cola  Company.
The majority of the Mormon pioneers traveled in traditional wagon trains. A few groups traveled using handcarts. Handcarts were chosen as a means for the poorest church members, who could not afford an expensive wagon and ox team, to cross the plains.
During which period in history? There aren't really any advantages to a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints serving in the military. Those who do serve choose to do so because they feel strongly about protecting and defending their nation, or, in nations which hold a draft or...
No. The owners of In-n-Out Burger are not members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" Church). They are Protestant Christians. This is why you may see Bible verses printed on some of their products.
Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) first migrated when Church headquarters changed locations from New York to Ohio in 1831. Church headquarters moved again several times due to persecution, and the majority of church members followed. These moves were to...
No. Jehovah's Witnesses and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" church) are two different religions. Their beliefs are quite different from one another, but they are both well known for their door-to-door evangelism. You can learn more about both Jehovah's...