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Fasting Mormonism

Fasting, a voluntary abstinence from food, has been practiced for centuries as a way for the Lord’s people to humble themselves before Him and increase their ability to receive inspiration and blessings. Mormons today practice the fast for these same reasons; they fast to receive spiritual strength. In Mormonism, one Sunday each month is set aside as “fast Sunday.” On this day all members are encouraged to fast for twenty-four hours...

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Heavenly Father Mormonism

Heavenly Father Mormonism

Mormons believe we have heavenly parents who created our spirits before we came to Earth.  We dwelt with our Father in Heaven in a pre-mortal state.  In our pre-mortal existence, we had the opportunity to ratify Heavenly Father’s plan to send Jesus Christ to atone for our sins and make up for the inevitable fall of Adam and our own weak nature.  We agreed to be born on earth into mortal bodies to be tested, with the hope that we would...

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Missionary Message

Missionary Message

What is the message that the Mormon missionaries, be they male or female, young or old, have dedicated part of their lives to teach?  It is that Jesus Christ died for us, that God has not finished speaking to us – that he speaks to us today through modern prophets.  His authority and His truths have been restored to the earth.  These truths, and the authority to act in God’s name, were upon the death of the Apostles and the ensuing...

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Gospel Mormon Beliefs

Gospel Principles – What do Mormons Believe This is a list of principles and Mormon Beliefs that may be of interest to those who want to know more about the Mormon Church. We know that when we humbly seek the truth we can be blessed by finding it and understanding it. We hope that these brief articles will help you gain a better understanding of the Gospel of Jesus Christ as it was restored by the Prophet Joseph Smith, and that you...

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Tithing Mormonism

The word tithing, or tithe, means a tenth part. The paying of tithing to the Lord and His church has been a commandment for thousands of years. The first record of tithing is found in Genesis 14:20, when Abraham pays tithing to Melchizedek. In the biblical days of the Lord’s church, tithing was considered not only a commandment but also a law of the land. Today Mormons believe that paying tithing is a commandment still. Everything we...

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Obedience Mormonism

Members of the Mormon Church are taught that obedience is the first law of heaven. To progress in this life, men and women must be obedient to the truths that come from the Lord. Jeremiah 7:23, “But this thing I commanded them, saying, Obey my voice, and I will be your God, and ye shall be my people: and walk ye in all the ways that I have commanded you, that it may be well unto you.” Mormons believe that obedience is required to prove...

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