(Source: LDS FAQ)

Question: Do Mormons believe in Jesus Christ?

Answer: “Jesus Christ is the central figure in the doctrine of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or LDS Church. Latter-day Saints believe that salvation is possible only through the life, death, resurrection, doctrines, and ordinances of Jesus Christ, and in no other way.” (Read more)

Question: What is the Book of Mormon?

Book of MormonAnswer: “The Book of Mormon is a volume of ancient scripture that, along with the Bible, the Doctrine and Covenants, and the Pearl of Great Price, forms the doctrinal foundation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It is the history of a group of ancient Israelites who, directed by God, traveled from Jerusalem to the American continent around 600 BC.” (Read more)

Question: What do Mormons believe about salvation?

Answer: “Latter-day Saints believe that God, in his wisdom and mercy, formulated a plan of salvation whereby his children could experience a physical existence on earth and then return to live with him. This plan provides both the way and the means for everyone to receive salvation and eternal life.” (Read more)

Question: Who was Joseph Smith?

Answer: Joseph Smith Jr. (1805–44) was the founding prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. LDS Church members accept his revelations as scripture and believe that through Joseph Smith the true gospel of Jesus Christ was restored to the earth. Joseph Smith was the first prophet in this, the last dispensation of time before the Second Coming of the Savior…. (Read more)

Question: What does a Mormon prophet do?

Answer: “Latter-day Saints recognize the biblical and Book of Mormon prophets, as well as latter-day prophets, as servants of Jesus Christ. They believe that Joseph Smith and all subsequent Presidents of the LDS Church were and are prophets, representing and receiving revelation from Jesus Christ.” (Read more)

Question: Why doMormons have temples?

Answer: “In the [LDS] temple, holy truths are taught and solemn covenants are made in the name of Jesus Christ, both by the individual members on their own behalf and as proxies on behalf of others who have died (the latter have the choice in the spirit world to accept or reject such vicarious service).” (Read more)

Question: Why does the Mormon Church send out missionaries?

Answer: “Latter-day Saints believe that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints contains the fulness of the gospel of Jesus Christ restored to Joseph Smith and that this fulness is not found elsewhere. Therefore, they feel a responsibility to make the message of the restoration of Christ’s Church available to all who will hear.” (Read more)

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