On this page you will find links to several articles stating Mormon beliefs regarding the Savior Jesus Christ. Mormons are dedicated disciples of Jesus Christ. There are many people in the world who do not realize that Mormons are Christians, and others who accuse Mormons of worshipping a “different Jesus.” These articles will help to clarify Mormon belief. Mormon beliefs are structured upon direct divine revelation from Jesus Christ.
The birth of Jesus Christ was a miraculous event and the central event in all human history. Jesus Christ was born to Mary and Joseph in the city of Bethlehem, in Judea. Mary was the espoused wife of Joseph at the time of the Condescension of God. Condescension means the lowering of oneself voluntarily.
Elder Bruce R. McConkie states “The condescension of God (meaning the Father) consists in the fact that … he became the personal and literal Father of a mortal Offspring born of mortal woman.” (Mormon Doctrine, 2nd ed. , 155). (Read more)
The Guide to the Scriptures of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints states that a savior is “one who saves.” Mormons believe that “Jesus Christ, through his atonement, offered redemption and salvation to all mankind.” Jesus Christ is our rescuer or savior because He saved our bodies from physical death by guaranteeing a universal resurrection, and has shown us the way to save our souls from spiritual death, or separation from God. (Read more)
Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints firmly believe that Jesus Christ lived and continues to live. They also believe in the Atonement, Crucifixion, and Resurrection of Christ. These have enabled mankind to repent of their sins and be resurrected and saved. Crucifixion, common during the time period of the New Testament, was one of the most cruel forms of execution used by the Romans. (Read more)