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Good question with a simple answer: No. Categorically no. All mainline Protestants (and actually most branches of Christianity including Catholic and Orthodox) believe that they are radically different. "Categorically" different if I may overload that word. Jesus is God. Son of God in that he is the "son" part of the Trinity, but the very person of God, ...


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There are a number of reasons you could name. Historically, you could point to the experience of the Latter-day Saints in the 1800s which was one mass exodus after another. Emergency prepardness was life or death. Culturally, there is a strong emphasis on hard work and temporal self-reliance (probably carried over from those early pioneer days). ...


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I am currently an LDS missionary so lets see if I can answer your question. Elders: Two young men typically from age 18 to 25. Some rare cases are older. They travel from door to door, and teach those who are willing to listen. Sisters: Two young women from age 19 to 25 who also go door to door and teach. Service missionaries: Usually people who aren't ...


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Update 2 Wednesday, October 08, 2014: The error in an article by an author of an article on the Vatican website CANNOT be attributable to the Catholic Church. Summary of the findings so far Is there evidence that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the LDS Church or, informally, the Mormon Church) officially teaches or has taught in the past ...


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I have been asked this because I am an LDS missionary, and I would say no we aren't protestant. The word as far as I understand it is referring to a group protesting the beliefs of the Catholic church. We aren't protesting anything, but we believe in a Restoration of knowledge through prophets.


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I understand that, today, the LDS Church does not teach that all non-LDS Christians are going to hell. However, in times past, this appears to have been precisely what was taught: The Book of Mormon indicates that there are only two churches, one true and one of the devil: "Behold there are save two churches only; the one is the Church of the Lamb of ...


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"Hot drinks" refers to tea and coffee. The LDS Student Manual for the Doctrine and Covenants references a quote from the Prophet Joseph Smith providing this clarification: “I understand that some of the people are excusing themselves in using tea and coffee, because the Lord only said ‘hot drinks’ in the revelation of the Word of Wisdom. … “Tea ...


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The Lord Jesus is the only begotten Son of the Father: (John 1:14) And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth. (John 1:18) No man hath seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared him. ...


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The word Mormon comes from the Book of Mormon which is named because one of the characters. A prophet named Mormon took many records and abridged them to make what we have today as the book of Mormon. The official name is the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. The only real reason the word Mormon is discouraged is because there is confusion on ...


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I figure this website says it better than I can. http://www.gospeldoctrine.com/content/matthew-19 Matt 19:12 there be eunuchs, which have made themselves eunuchs for the kingdom of heaven's sake There are no known scriptural or historical accounts which tell us more about these particular eunuchs. So, how are we to understand this passage? Joseph Smith ...


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Original Word: בֵּן Hebrew: Sons As applied to Job 38:7. Strong's Concordance Ref. word 1121. ben, bane; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense(of lit. and fig. relationship including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc.) Son, HUIOS in Greek primarily signifies the relation of offspring to parent{W.E. Vine Expository ...


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The statement in question is an unsupported statement made by Rev. Dn. Dr. Brendan Pelphrey in an article he wrote on orthodox Christian theosis and deification in new religious movements, titled, "I said, you are gods." This article was published in Volume No. 13 of the periodical journal, "Spirituality in East and West". In the exact same publication, a ...


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I am LDS. The LDS church does not teach that all other Christians will go to Hell. We believe that God is a just God and loves all of His children. That He wants all to return unto him. We believe all individuals are judged according to the light and knowledge s/he has received. The definition of "Heaven and Hell" is a topic of discussion I have been part ...


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When tend to think of God as merely a very powerful human who nevertheless operates within the rules of the universe we understand. He doesn't. God is outside the universe. He created it, every feature of it. He created time, he created causality and thus set the laws of logic. To ask, what was god doing when he created time is to ask, "What time was it ...



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