Latter-day Saint Beliefs: Ordinances & Covenants

Latter-day Saint Beliefs: Ordinances & Covenants

Latter-day Saints are big believers in ordinances and covenants. An ordinance is a sacred, formal act performed by the authority of the priesthood. The ordinances that are essential to our exaltation are called saving ordinances. They include baptism, confirmation,...
Christmas is About Jesus Christ

Christmas is About Jesus Christ

Christmas is a great time of year to to share with others your testimony of Jesus Christ as your personal Savior and Redeemer. See the article “Explaining Mormon Beliefs: Jesus Christ” for a list of online resources that explain more about our belief in...
Elder Holland: We Need “His Holy Day”

Elder Holland: We Need “His Holy Day”

Mormons believe that the Sabbath day is the Lord’s day, set apart each week for rest and worship. (See “Sabbath Day” in Gospel Topics on LDS.org (topics.lds.org). Church leaders have been encouraging us more than ever to honor the Sabbath Day. In...
Accounts of Joseph Smith’s First Vision

Accounts of Joseph Smith’s First Vision

Latter-day Saints are very familiar with Joseph Smith’s account of the First Vision as published in Joseph Smith—History in the Pearl of Great Price. But fewer members have studies the other accounts of the First Vision, which can give us a greater understanding...
Video: Following God

Video: Following God

This short animated video “Following God” explains that following God is how we find lasting happiness in this life and salvation in the next. This video is one of a series of videos providing basic, yet engaging answers to common doctrinal questions. Each...
Video: Mormon Temples

Video: Mormon Temples

This short animated video “Mormon Temples” explains that LDS temples are the houses of God on earth, holy places where we seek guidance and peace and become closer to our Father in Heaven. This video is one of a series of videos providing basic, yet...
Video: Why Do We Have Prophets?

Video: Why Do We Have Prophets?

This short animated video “Why Do We Have Prophets?” explains that just as He did anciently, God continues to communicate and share truth with His children in our day through prophets. This video is one of a series of videos providing basic, yet engaging...
Video: What Is the Purpose of Family?

Video: What Is the Purpose of Family?

This short animated video “What Is the Purpose of Family?” explains that the family is the divine building block of society. This video is one of a series of videos providing basic, yet engaging answers to common doctrinal questions. Each of the videos is...
Video: The Holy Bible

Video: The Holy Bible

This short animated video “The Holy Bible” explains that the Holy Bible is a sacred book that contains the word of God. It foretells the coming of Jesus Christ and describes His life, mission, and sacred role as the Son of God and Savior of the world. This...
LDS Resources to Understand Polygamy (Plural Marriage)

LDS Resources to Understand Polygamy (Plural Marriage)

The Bible and the Book of Mormon teach that the marriage of one man to one woman is God’s standard. However, during specific periods in the Bible, in the Book of Mormon, and in early Church history (in the 1800s), God commanded some men to have multiple wives. Here...
Video: The Book of Mormon in 60 Seconds

Video: The Book of Mormon in 60 Seconds

This short animated video “The Book of Mormon in 60 Seconds” explains that the Book of Mormon is a book of scripture that teaches about Jesus Christ and tells of His visit to the ancient Americas. This video is one of a series of videos providing basic,...
Video: Jesus Christ’s Church

Video: Jesus Christ’s Church

This short animated video “Jesus Christ’s Church” explains that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the complete Restoration of Jesus Christ’s original Church on earth. This video is one of a series of videos providing basic, yet...
Video: Earthly Father, Heavenly Father

Video: Earthly Father, Heavenly Father

For Father’s Day, enjoy the video Earthly Father, Heavenly Father from the Church. Men on earth have the opportunity to become fathers and experience some of the same joys that our Heavenly Father feels for us. Fatherhood is a divine responsibility to be...
Fair Mormon Website

Fair Mormon Website

FairMormon is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing well-documented answers to criticisms of LDS doctrine, belief, and practices. The FairMormon.org website is a great resource for anyone looking for answers to tough questions. Not only is there an...

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