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Aug
14
comment Is John 8:23 contradicted by 1 John 4:6 or does the latter mean that we are born of God at the born again experience?
Why is this tagged lds?
Aug
12
comment Do Mormons practice “soaking,” and is it an officially sanctioned activity?
It looks like all 4 questions have been clearly answered here.
Aug
11
awarded  Notable Question
Aug
6
awarded  Nice Answer
Aug
4
comment According to LDS doctrine, what is the source of God's power?
@ShemSeger Do you mean God the Father or God the Son? (As you probably know, in LDS doctrine, the two are distinct. Interestingly, sometimes that distinction isn't significant because the Father and Son are so perfectly unified. However, so far, my preliminary research makes it clear that the Son got all power from the Father, so in this question, the clarification is probably important.)
Jul
29
comment How are spirits born?
You tagged this question lds and if that's the perspective you're looking for, I assume the answer will be "It hasn't been revealed." LDS doctrine isn't heavily concerned with mysteries that hardly pertain to the salvation of souls.
Jul
17
comment Where do Mormons believe heaven is right now?
This is indeed one correct way to interpret the word "heaven" in Mormon doctrine. Also +1 for credible sources.
Jul
17
comment Where do Mormons believe heaven is right now?
@FMShyanguya That article is not only highly accusatory and questionable (poorly researched), it has nothing to do with the question at hand.
Jul
9
comment From where did the Book of Abraham come and how did it become part of LDS Scripture?
Translation and Historicity of the Book of Abraham - Published just this week by the LDS Church.
Jul
4
comment How do Mormon missionaries learn foreign languages so quickly?
@fredsbend Oh yeah, I know. I've been around a while. It's not the end of the world if he doesn't see it in that case, so I didn't bother. Thanks!
Jul
2
awarded  Curious
Jun
22
comment In Mormonism, how is the doctrine of Adam & Eve inability to have children prior to the Fall explained?
Also, I just noticed that it seems that people--myself included--tend to say that Adam and Eve couldn't have children in the garden, yet the Book of Mormon says wouldn't have had children. Does anyone know of any place in scripture that actually says they couldn't have children there? Maybe there's another simple explanation that I'm overlooking.
Jun
21
awarded  Caucus
Jun
21
revised Are translations of the book of Mormon into other languages made from English, or are the golden plates stashed in a temple somewhere?
Another answer added the missing piece!
Jun
21
comment Are translations of the book of Mormon into other languages made from English, or are the golden plates stashed in a temple somewhere?
+1 Nice find!​​
Jun
17
answered What would inerrancy imply for Mormons?
Jun
16
revised Do any of the Mormon doctrines that cannot be found in the Bible come from the Book of Mormon?
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Jun
16
revised Are translations of the book of Mormon into other languages made from English, or are the golden plates stashed in a temple somewhere?
edited tags
Jun
16
answered Are translations of the book of Mormon into other languages made from English, or are the golden plates stashed in a temple somewhere?
Jun
16
comment Do any of the Mormon doctrines that cannot be found in the Bible come from the Book of Mormon?
When you say "come from" do you mean "occur in" or "originate from"? The first is easy to answer; the second, more difficult. (Also, see this answer for a list of sources of doctrine in the LDS faith.)