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According to LDS, on what earth did God live before he became God and created everything?

There is no official LDS doctrine on what earth God lived on. The LDS believe in continuing revelation so this may be revealed at a later time. There are plenty of questions that we currently don't ...
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Does Modern Science's Law of Causation confirm Christianity's Doctrine of Creation as stated in Genesis 1:1 and Acts 17:24?

I am an ex-atheist Christian. I think I can safely promise you that no line of reasoning presented by another person will convince an atheist against his will. Logical "proofs" of the ...
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Why do the SDA abstain from pork?

The principal argument made by Seventh Day Adventists for their prohibition on eating pork and other "unclean" foods is that while the moral and ceremonial requirement to abstain from them ...
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What is the current, official LDS doctrine regarding the state or condition of God's knowledge, whether it be perfect and complete or ever growing?

Orson Pratt's has/is not official stance as an official proclamation(1 of 6 ever made) was made in Oct 21, 1865 in response to Pratt's publications: Orson Pratt has written upon that which he knows, ...
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What are examples of Latter-day Saint doctrines that are NOT completely based on the Bible?

You can basically take Doctrine & Covenants, and put that on the table. While there are of course doctrines that also appear in the Bible (and many came to be because Joseph was working with the ...
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Are there Christian denominations that expect Jesus to respect denominationalism in the final judgement?

There are quite a few denominations that like to hedge their bets when it comes to declaring their view on the basis of the final judgment, and any link to active membership of their own denomination. ...
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What have been excellent ways for Christian theologians to describe the concept of God, who is also the Trinity?

The best theological explanations for the concept of the Trinity that I have read are in books that today's 'sound-bite' generation would not spend more than five minutes on. Yet I am "a common ...
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How do the Apostolic Church install a High priest in light of Hebrews 7?

I cannot speak for the reasons the church in the link below would give for installing this man as their High Priest, but the article on the web-page gives a few clues. I expect this is the requested ...
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Remarriage of divorced, where adultery doesn't occur until after the divorce?

In Catholicism, at least, both second "marriages" are invalid and are adulterous, as the "civil divorce" cannot actually dissolve the original marriage. CCC paragraph 2384 reads: ...
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Why do Christians care so much about what you believe?

Christians care about what you believe because at root Christianity is about your faith, not what you do. In most other religions, especially in the Judaism that Christianity came out of, your ...
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Impact of Catholic Church Sanctions on Remarried Divorcees' Salvation?

The Catholic Church teaches, in short, that marriage is for life. In Catholic understanding “divorced individuals” do not exists. There are no sanctions on divorce, because it would be not logical to ...
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Do Unitarian Universalist churches acknowledge the possibility that the Quran may be the inspired Word of God?

Your question intrigued me and so I checked out the information in that Wiki article you partially quoted from. I found this reference to Islam: The beliefs of individual Unitarian Universalists ...
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What are the essentials of the Faith?

Acts 2:38: "Repent and be baptized." Rom 10:9: "Declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead." Matt 7:21: "Only the ...
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What have been excellent ways for Christian theologians to describe the concept of God, who is also the Trinity?

What is the best way for Christian theologians to describe the concept of God who is also Trinity? Theologically speaking there seems to be no one best way that Christendom can describe the concept ...
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Was it on the basis of the devastation of the flood that man was allowed animal flesh?

Was it on the basis that after the devastation of the flood, man was allowed animal flesh? 1And God blessed Noah and his sons, and said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth. ...
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Why do the SDA reject physical circumcision?

Circumcision was part of the specific covenant with Israel that confirmed them as God's "chosen people", chosen to serve as an example (both good and bad) of what happens to a nation when it ...
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According to Roman Catholicism, what is their doctrinal view of the inerrancy of Scripture?

For Catholic Church, the Holy Bible is inspired by God and infallible in matters of faith and morals, but not necessarily free from errors in its historical and scientific parts; the Vatican Council ...
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What are examples of Latter-day Saint doctrines that are NOT completely based on the Bible?

General view -- outside perspective It is commonplace for Christians to conclude that theological views they do not personally believe are theological views without a Biblical basis. This would be ...
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Would the Anglican church accommodate credo baptists?

I'm a credo-baptist but was elected even to the level of warden at my old Anglican church. In my experience there aren't structural barriers that would prevent a credo-baptist from being an involved ...
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Why do Christians care so much about what you believe?

It will matter what one thought (and believed) about God on the day when the universe (and time itself) ends . . . . or on the day when one's heart stops beating and one discovers what death really is....
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What are examples of Latter-day Saint doctrines that are NOT completely based on the Bible?

The accuracy of the entire history described in the Book of Mormon are doctrines of the Latter-day Saints church. this includes the voyage of Lehi, the existence of pre-Columbian Judeo-Christian ...
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What teachings do all Catholic schools share?

The Catechism of the Catholic Church would be a close match to what you want. Here's a brief outline of the contents: PROLOGUE PART ONE: THE PROFESSION OF FAITH SECTION ONE "I BELIEVE" - &...
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Are there Christian denominations that expect Jesus to respect denominationalism in the final judgement?

The only Christian denomination I found that believes all will ultimately be redeemed and saved (regardless of their denomination) is Universalism: In 1793, Universalism emerged as a distinct ...
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Were any new doctrines introduced in the non-Gospel Greek scriptures?

Paul wrote a great deal of the body of Scripture being asked after. In recounting Paul's journeys Luke commended the Jews of Berea above those in Thessolanica for they received the word (from Paul) ...
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What have been excellent ways for Christian theologians to describe the concept of God, who is also the Trinity?

Although I am quite sure this falls as short as any other 'explanation' of the Trinity, it is the one that best satisfies my mind such that I no longer fuss over the doctrine. God has infinite, ...
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What doctrine of the Catholic Church covers the commandment, "Thou shall not commit adultery."?

What doctrine of the Catholic Church covers the commandment, "Thou shall not commit adultery."? The Ten Commandments or the Decalogue engulfs the Catholic Doctrine on sin and the moral law. ...
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Why do Christians care so much about what you believe?

Christians care very much about who you believe. Is your belief in an utterly truthful source, which you can put trust in for your everlasting security, or is your belief in whatever current trends ...
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Why do Christians care so much about what you believe?

Let’s go back to the very first doctrinal error in history. When debating the serpent, Eve said that God had said you must not eat of the tree of knowledge of good and evil nor must you touch it, or ...
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Remarriage of divorced, where adultery doesn't occur until after the divorce?

In the case you described (given that the first marriage is consummated), the first person to physically unite with someone other than the first spouse commits adultery. This is expressly allowed as a ...
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Would the Anglican church accommodate credo baptists?

It is not "our-way-or-the highway". Lay Anglicans are not required to accept all aspects of church doctrine as a condition of membership. If a member becomes a parent, infant baptism becomes ...
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