Pearl Great Price

As described in its “Introductory Note,” The Pearl of Great Price is a “selection of choice materials” relative to aspects of faith and doctrine of the Mormon Church. Much of this material was received by Joseph Smith Jr. through revelation.  Some of the material was...

Faith Mormonism

Faith Mormonism

Faith in Jesus Christ is regarded as one of “the first principles and ordinances of the gospel” of God (Articles of Faith, 4). Mormons believe that faith, coupled with good works, is necessary to bring about the salvation of each individual. Unless individuals believe...

Joseph Smith First Vision

The Mormon Prophet Joseph Smith was only fourteen years old when he experienced what few boys or men have.  Young Joseph Smith was visited by God the Father and Jesus Christ, and there has never been an event more glorious or controversial. Mormons call this “the...

Family in Mormonism

Family in Mormonism

The Importance of the Family in Mormonism The family is the essential and basic unit of life on Earth and in the eternities. Mormonism teaches important truths regarding the centrality of the family and its eternal destiny. Many of these truths can be found in The...

Other Basic Beliefs

Fasting Forgiveness Law of Chastity Prayer Sabbath Sacrament Sacrifice Service Spiritual Gifts Tithing

Adv Temple Intro

Adv Temple Intro

By Annie L. Henderson Cechini In the short film Between Heaven and Earth, Krister Stendahl, former Dean of the Harvard Divinity School, states that in any interfaith discussion, individuals should never compare bests with worsts.  Stendahl reasons that, “Most people...

Translation Book Of Mormon

Translation Book Of Mormon

The exact process by which the Book of Mormon was translated is known only to Joseph Smith.  He described it as through the “gift and power of God,” and attributed the Urim and Thummim as a vehicle for translation.  From contemporary accounts of others, including his...

Temple Enter

Temple Enter

People often wonder why Mormon temples are not open to anyone who wants to enter. It helps to recognize that Mormonism is not a new, invented religion, but a continuation and restoration of ancient truth.  If one hearkens back to Moses, who fulfilled the word of God...

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