Mormon Terminology: Urim and Thummim

Mormon Terminology: Urim and Thummim

A Young Folk’s History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, p. 21;“The Urim and Thummim consisted of two transparent stones, clear as crystal, set in two rims of a bow. It was used in ancient times by the seers, and through it they received revelations...

Mormon Terminology: Land of Promise

Mormon Terminology: Land of Promise

  2 Nephi 1:3; “And he also spake unto them concerning the land of promise, which they had obtained—how merciful the Lord had been in warning us that we should flee out of the land of Jerusalem.” Genesis 15:18; “To your descendants I give this land, from the river of...

Mormon Terminology: Alma

Mormon Terminology: Alma

 LDS.org, ‘Alma’; “The account of Alma, who was the son of Alma, the first and chief judge over the people of Nephi, and also the high priest over the Church. An account of the reign of the judges, and the wars and contentions among the people. And also an account of...

Mormon Terminology: Grace

Mormon Terminology: Grace

Romans 6:14 “For sin shall not have dominion over you: for ye are not under the law, but under grace.”  LDS.org/Youth What is grace?; “Grace is divine help and strength that we receive through the Atonement of Jesus Christ. Through grace, we are saved from sin and...

Mormon Terminology: Martyr

Mormon Terminology: Martyr

 Articles of Faith, p. 25*; “The Seal of Martyrdom—”The highest evidence of sincerity that a man can give his fellow-men—the highest proof that he has spoken the truth in any given case—is that he perseveres in it unto death, and seals his testimony with his blood…” –...

Mormon Terminology: Divine

Mormon Terminology: Divine

 “Partakers of the Divine Nature” The Life and Teachings of Jesus and his Apostles, Instructor’s Guide (Rel 211–12), (2000), 109–10; “Theme. The purpose of the gospel is to assist man in overcoming sin so that he might become a partaker of the divine nature of Jesus...

Mormon Terminology – Immortal

Mormon Terminology – Immortal

John 3:13; “And no man hath ascended up to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, even the Son of man which is in heaven.”  Immortality; “A state of endless life beyond the power of death, which is obtained following the Resurrection. All mortal souls will...