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Although I am technically a Baptist, I study the Scriptures for myself and draw my opinions from them, and not from any Denominational interpretation. I will give you what my understanding is concerning the Spirit as I understand the Scriptures. All Scripture is quoted from the King James translation unless otherwise noted. Genesis 2:7 And the LORD ...


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I am a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and I am also a bee-keeper. Each fall, I harvest honey from my hives. I extract the honey from the comb, filter it, and bottle it (in 60lb pales, 5lb jugs, and 12oz honey bears). I then sell the honey. From the money I collect from the sales, I pay ten percent to the Bishop. A few years ...


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Short answer: It depends on the Mormon. The Church has no official view on other organizations except for what is contained in the eleventh Article of Faith: "We claim the privilege of worshiping Almighty God according to the dictates of our own conscience, and allow all men the same privilege, let them worship how, where, or what they may." ...


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The the Word of Wisdom was originally given as a revelation to Joseph Smith and recorded in Doctrine and Covenants 89: That inasmuch as any man drinketh wine or strong drink among you, behold it is not good...And again, tobacco is not for the body, neither for the belly...And again, hot drinks are not for the body or belly...And again, verily I say unto ...


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As been correctly stated, heaven can mean multiple things to Mormons. Place of the righteous, pre-judgement Earth. Jesus said to the thief on the cross, "To day shalt thou be with me in paradise" (Luke 23:43). Yet days later, when he appeared to Mary, he said "I am not yet ascended to my Father" (John 20:17). Mormons believe that the afterlife ...


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LDS belief is in direct opposition to Islamic belief. Mormons violate the entire basis of Islam called Tawheed or the oneness of Allah. To Muslims, without the belief of the oneness and uniqueness of Allah you have fallen out of the scope of Islam and are Mushrik (associating partners with Allah.) Tawheed is the most fundamental belief in Islam. It is so ...


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Related to this is the question of, What do Mormons believe happens to us after we die? Someday, like everyone else, your physical body will die. But your spirit does not die, it goes to the spirit world, where you will continue to learn and progress and may be with loved ones who have passed on. Where is this "spirit world"? Wikipedia quotes Brigham ...


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There have been many good answers on this subject. Having been an observer of the missionary process to learn a language, I will share my insight. They do immerse themselves into the language from day one in their training. As much as possible, they try to avoid their native language and attempt to communicate in the new language as exclusively as they ...



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