10 Q&A on Mormonism

10 Q&A on Mormonism

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What do Mormons teach about Jesus, the Trinity, God, baptism for the dead, and how to be saved? The Latter-day Saints often use Christian terms, but mean something completely different. The 10 Questions a Answers on Mormonism bestselling pamphlet will help you to compare Christian beliefs with Mormon beliefs. This full-color ebook provides a clear summary of what Mormons (Latter-day Saints) believe, their practices, and history. 10 Q a A's offers sound tips for interacting with Mormon friends, neighbors, and co-workers, and much more. 10 Questions a Answers on Mormonism is an excellent tool for outreach and missions groups, or for anyone wanting to understand more about this controversial religious group. This compelling Q a A ebook examines 10 critical questions regarding the beliefs and practices of Latter-day Saints (LDS) and responds with what the Bible teaches about each: a€cDid the Christian church really need to be restored? a€cWas Joseph Smith a true prophet of God? a€cWhat is Mormon scripture? a€cIs the Bible trustworthy Scripture? a€cIs the Book of Mormon an ancient document? a€cIs the God of Mormonism the God of the Bible? a€cDoes Mormonism teach the truth about Jesus? a€cCan we earn our salvation? a€cWhy do Mormons build temples? a€cDoes Mormonism teach polygamy? 10 Questions a Answers on Mormonism ebook provides answers to 10 of the most important questions regarding Mormonism. Readers and students of other religions and cults will find answers to these and other claims Mormons make: a€cAfter the death of the original apostles, the church slipped into qthe Great Apostasy.q a€cJoseph Smith, the church's founder, is a modern qprophet, seer, and revelatorq revealing divine truth. a€cMormonism claims four qstandard worksq or writings including the Bible, but also the Book of Mormon, The Pearl of Great Price, and the Doctrines and Covenants. a€cAll humans preexisted in heaven before becoming human. a€cAfter he rose from the dead, Jesus went to the Americas. a€cSin that is not overcome robs the Mormon of any assurance of reaching the celestial kingdom. a€cMormonism believes that God is one among many gods stretching into eternity past. This pamphlet explores the beliefs, practices and history of this controversial group, including interesting ideas and prophecies by founder Joseph Smith. Among many other ideas, many Mormons believe: a€cThe restoration of true Christianity began when God and Jesus appeared to Joseph Smith. a€cJoseph Smith is second only to Jesus. a€cThe Book of Mormon is qthe most correct of any book on earth.q a€cGod was a mortal who attained his exalted state by obedience to eternal laws and principles. The 10 Questions a Answers on Mormonism includes a qGlossary of Mormon Terms.q The glossary is extremely helpful to those who desire to witness to Mormons. The glossary explains the following terms and many others: a€cBaptism for the deada€”A temple ritual in which a Mormon qproxyq is baptized on behalf of a deceased person. a€cFirst Visiona€”An event that Mormons claim took place in 1820 in which God and Jesus appeared to Joseph Smith and told him all the churches were wrong and that their creeds were an abomination. a€cPriesthooda€”The priesthood gives Mormon males the power and authority to act on behalf of God. a€cTemplesa€”Special buildings reserved for ordinances for the dead, marriages for qtime and eternity, q and qsealingsq of families for eternity. The 10 Questions a Answers on Mormonism offers a listing of additional resources for learning more about Mormons/Latter-day Saints, and additional insights and information that improve outreach to Mormon co-workers and acquaintances. The following is a sampling of helpful tips: a€cDona€™t assume that a Mormon defines a word the same way you do. a€cDo define your terms and have them define theirs. a€cDo concentrate on core issues such as what the Mormons believe about God the Father, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit, and other key issues. Paul Carden, general editor, is a longtime specialist in the field of cults and new religions around the world. He is the executive director of the Centers for Apologetics Research (CFAR) in San Juan Capistrano, California, and general editor of Christianity, Cults a Religions. He is former co-host of the a€œBible Answer Mana€ radio program. He speaks and writes extensively on the topic of a€œConfronting Cults on World Mission Fields. Paul has devoted nearly 30 years of his life to cult-related research and outreach in Latin America, Africa, eastern Europe, and the former Soviet Union. In 1980, Paul joined the Christian Research Institute (CRI) under its founder, Walter Martin. For six of his fifteen years at CRI Paul served as a missionary in SApo Paulo, Brazil, and for six years he co- hosted the live, nationwide a€œBible Answer Mana€ radio broadcast alongside Ron Rhodes, Robert M. Bowman, Jr., Kenneth Samples, and other noted apologists. During his time at CRI he was also the ministry's director of international outreach and a senior editor of the Christian Research Journal (1989-1995).LITERATURE Christian 14 uthors/Puhlishers Answering Mormonsa#39; Questions by Bill McKeever (Bethany House, 1991) ... by Todd Compton (Signature Books, 1997) Mormon Polygamyui History by Richard S. Van Wagoner (Signature Books , anbsp;...

Title:10 Q&A on Mormonism
Author:Paul Carden, Bill McKeever
Publisher:Rose Publishing Inc - 2013-12-16


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