This section about the Mormon Church will discuss other topics relative to the Mormon Church including some that frequently attract the attention of the public, but that are not well understood by many who are not familiar with the teachings of the Mormon Church.
To properly undertand these topics sometimes it is necessary a basic understanding of Mormon doctrines, but not always. If you need a better understanding of some basic principle please review the section “Basic Mormon Beliefs“.
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Mormon Garments also referred to as Mormon undergarments or Mormon underwear, are undergarments worn by members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as a symbol of sacred covenants made with God… (read more)
Mormonism vs. Christianity. Mormonism has been and continues to be criticized by some Christian fundamentalists because of its peculiar beliefs and doctrines. Although many of the doctrines do strongly distinguish Mormonism from any other Christian faith, the belief that Jesus of Nazareth is the Christ… (Read more)
Luke 16:16 is one of several Biblical passages interpreted to mean that there will be no more prophets after John, who baptized Jesus. It is also one of the more widely used scriptures to refute the claims of the Mormon Church. (read more)
Marriage and Families are Ordained of God: God created the first family and had good reason for doing so.
Polygamy, or plural marriage as it is often called, was instituted as a practice of the Mormon Church by Joseph Smith. There is probably no topic more controversial for the Mormon Church than polygamy, among its members as well as its critics. The Church officially ended the practice of polygamy in 1890, but its status as a doctrine of Mormonism embarrasses and confused some members, and is exploited by Mormon detractors. (Read more)
Gay Mormons. Marriage is central doctrine of Mormonism. The Family: A Proclamation to the World was issued by the First Presidency of the Mormon Church in 1995 and states that “the sacred powers of procreation are to be employed only between man and woman, lawfully wedded as husband and wife.” This belief defines homosexuality as sinful. Gay Mormons find themselves in a difficult position because of the strict doctrines of the Mormon Church forbidding homosexuality, but their feelings and emotions are real and very powerful. The desire and need for the love of a companion is innate in everyone. (Read more)
Mormon Women Taught to Learn the Why of the Gospel: Mormon women were taught in a meeting not to blindly obey the gospel. Instead, they are to understand why they are asked to do things.