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Priesthood Mormonism

Mormonism teaches that the priesthood is the power and authority of God, the authority to act in God’s name and call upon His power. The Lord created the heavens and the earth by His priesthood power. Mormons believe Heavenly Father shares His priesthood with worthy male members of His true Church, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Mormon Church). The priesthood enables its holders to act in God’s name for the...

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Sacrament Mormonism

Sacrament Mormonism

When Latter-day Saints (Mormons) refer to the taking of “the sacrament,” they are referring to the ceremony of eating bread and drinking water which are symbols, or reminders, of the body and blood of Christ, which He willingly gave up during His atoning sacrifice for all. The blessing and administration of the sacrament occurs every Sunday during the main worship service of a Mormon congregation.  In most cases, bread is broken into...

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Spiritual Gifts Mormonism

Spiritual Gifts Mormonism

Latter-day Saints (Mormons) believe that if members of the LDS Church are faithful and worthy (obedient to the commandments of God in all aspects of their life) they will receive spiritual blessings from the Lord. The Book of Mormon prophet Jacob described this state among his people of the Americas: “We search the prophets, and we have many revelations and the spirit of prophecy; and having all these witnesses we obtain a hope, and our...

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The Nature of God

And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent (John 17:3). Then said they unto him, Where is thy Father? Jesus answered, Ye neither know me, nor my Father: if ye had known me, ye should haveknown my Father also (John 8:19). For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known (1 Corinthians 13:12). They...

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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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