Mormon Christian Values: Tolerance

Mormon Christian Values: Tolerance

A living apostle of the Lord’s true Church (which as a friend of another faith, you may know as the “Mormon” Church but more accurately is The Church of Jesus Christof Latter-day Saints), spoke to the heart of our belief in tolerance and love, in a worldwide gathering of members and friends known as General Conference: I have been impressed to speak on the subject of tolerance—a virtue much needed in our turbulent world. But in discussing this topic, we must recognize at the outset that there is a difference between  tolerance and tolerate. Your gracious tolerance for an individual does not grant him or her license to do wrong, nor does your tolerance obligate you to tolerate his or her misdeed. That...

About Mormon Beliefs: Virtue, Chastity

About Mormon Beliefs: Virtue, Chastity

This speaks for itself in regard to where Mormons, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints stand in terms of morality, virtue, abstinence before marriage and fidelity after. Mormons believe in marriage for time and eternity, and that the most sacred act of all is when we join with our spouse in procreation. Wow! That was amazing! I’m not Mormon (Catholic) but you guys have summarized so wonderfully what devout Catholics hold so true. Comments on this: The Mormon church is in tight and near perfect alliance with the morals Catholics profess as well! I solute you for your valiant efforts amidst a culture of lawless ever-changing Christianity trying to find loop-holes and live the Gospel as closest to the...

About “Mormons”: Members of The Church of Jesus Christ

About “Mormons”: Members of The Church of Jesus Christ

Members of the Savior’s restored Church on the earth, nicknamed “Mormons” exist all over the world, and engage in diverse occupations, carry on entrepreneurial and educational pursuits of every kind, grow families, and contribute in communities in endless ways. They strive to be disciples of Jesus Christ are not a cult nor a mysterious sect. In the words of living, Christ-appointed, apostle in our own day, Elder Ballard: A Latter-day Saint is quite an ordinary individual. We are now everywhere in the world, 14 million of us. This is only the beginning. We are taught to be in he world but not of the world (John 17:14-19). Therefore, we lie ordinary lives in ordinary families mixed in with the general...

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