Interfaith Efforts of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. A respect for the diverse beliefs and unique contributions of all the world’s faiths is one of the hallmarks of Mormonism. From the earliest days of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Joseph Smith elevated the principle of religious liberty and tolerance ...
Having faith in Jesus Christ and following His teachings is the only way to find lasting happiness. Our life on earth can bring many trials, challenges, and even heartache. But as the Savior promised in Matthew 11:28, “Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.”
Freedom of Religion is a fundamental right that allows a person to adhere to his own beliefs and convictions without unreasonable restrictions. This right protects people from unwarranted demands, intrusions, or prohibitions in the development of their personal religious life.
The ancient apostles of Jesus Christ have manifested amazing faith, unwavering commitment, and unimaginable sacrifice to preach Christ’s gospel. The Apostles of Today, and How They Came About When the ancient apostles of Jesus Christ were killed, the messages that Jesus taught and wanted to be delivered to His children have been slowly ...
An article of our faith is binding upon us. It states, ‘We believe in being subject to kings, presidents, rulers, and magistrates, in obeying, honoring, and sustaining the law’ (Articles of Faith 1:12). One cannot obey the law and disobey the law at the same time...
My grandmother, my mom’s mother, isn’t a member of the Church and did not fully agree to the marriage but, my parents’ faith was strong enough to soften my grandmother’s heart – she even bought a new shirt for my father to wear at the wedding.
Speaking about the need to prepare for missionary service, Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles taught, 'The single most important thing you can do to prepare for a call to serve is to become a missionary long before you go on a mission.' To help the youth in their spiritual preparation, the Church's seminary program ...
Seminaries and Institutes of Religion (S&I) assists parents and Church leaders in helping youth and young adults increase their faith in Jesus Christ and His restored gospel. This is done by supporting a home-centered study of the scriptures and the words of living prophets and other Church leaders.
The Bible is the works of the prophets and historians based in the Middle East, and it covers ancient years of history starting from God’s creation of the world until about AD100. On the other hand, the Book of Mormon was primarily written in the Americas. It tells of a thousand years that dates back from 600 B.C. to A.D. 400.