Atonemenet in Mormon Terminology

Atonemenet in Mormon Terminology

Atonement “What is the Atonement? As used in the scriptures, to atone is to suffer the penalty for sins, thereby removing the effects of sin from the repentant sinner and allowing him or her to be reconciled to God. Jesus Christ was the only one capable of carrying...

Atonemenet in Mormon Terminology

Pre-existence in Mormon Terminology

 Pre-mortal life/Pre-existence The Mormon believes that he/she existed in spirit form before the earth was created and is co-eternal with God Himself.  They also believe they came into existence through a sexual union between their Heavenly Father and Heavenly Mother....

Atonemenet in Mormon Terminology

Mormon Terminology and Dilemma

Christian/Christianity Mitt and the $10,000 Bet Journal of Discourses 6:176; “Brother Taylor has just said that the religions of the day were hatched in hell. The eggs were laid in hell, hatched on its borders, and then kicked on to the earth.” – Brigham Young 1 Nephi...

Mormon Terminology

Mormon Terminology

Creation The book of Moses in the Pearl of Great Price is the account of the creation.  Moses 2:1-31 is much like the account of the creation as told in the Bible.  Now if we skip over to Abraham chapters 4 and 5 in the Pearl of Great Price we see an entirely...

Mormon Terminology

Mormon Terminology

Salvation  In Mormonism there is a general or “unconditional salvation” of all people because God gives “grace alone without obedience to gospel law”.  After this general salvation comes the placement of souls.  Heaven is comprised of three distinct levels and you...

Mormon Terminology

Mormon Terminology

 Pre-mortal life/Pre-existence The Mormon believes that he/she existed in spirit form before the earth was created and is co-eternal with God Himself.  They also believe they came into existence through a sexual union between their Heavenly Father and Heavenly Mother....

Mormon Terminology

Mormon Terminology

Jesus “We affirm, on the authority of Holy Scripture, that the Being who is known among men as Jesus of Nazareth, and by all who acknowledge His Godhood as Jesus the Christ, existed with the Father prior to birth in the flesh; and that in the preexistent state He was...

Mormon Terminology

Mormon Terminology

Noah/Gabriel “To play his part in the great restoration of all things, Gabriel came in modern times and conferred the keys of his dispensation upon Joseph Smith. As with other angelic ministrants to this earth, Gabriel also spent his mortal probation here. He is Noah,...

Mormon Terminology

Mormon Terminology

God – Heavenly Father/elohim As stated before, the Mormon god is an exalted man. Hyrum L. Andrus said this in his book God and Man in Eternal Union, pg. 1; “The revelations of Joseph Smith support this view. “If the veil were rent today, and the great God who holds...

Mormon Terminology

Mormon Terminology

Creation The book of Moses in the Pearl of Great Price is the account of the creation.  Moses 2:1-31 is much like the account of the creation as told in the Bible.  Now if we skip over to Abraham chapters 4 and 5 in the Pearl of Great Price we see an entirely...