1. We believe in God, the Eternal Father, and in His Son, Jesus Christ, and in the Holy Ghost. 2. We believe that men will be punished for their own sins, and not for Adam's transgression. 3. We believe that through the Atonement of Christ, all mankind may be saved, by obedience to the laws and ordinances of the Gospel. 4.
Distinct religious beliefs and practices are fundamental to the moral actions they arouse. Examples abound of religious faith inspiring communities to profound acts of charity and selfless service. These positive contributions underscore the need to preserve the fundamental human right of religious freedom.
Interfaith Efforts of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints A respect for the diverse beliefs and unique c
Wherever religious freedom is high, there is more economic prosperity, better health, lower income inequality and prolonged democracy. Religious freedom directly correlates with the protection afforded other civil and human rights; if some agency can control the yearnings of faith and conviction, then that agency could, in James Madison’s ...
This new column will spotlight faithful Latter-day Saints from all walks of life and how they seek betterment in self, family, and society by following the Savior’s teachings. To kick off this new series of exclusive interviews, four young men and women in Hong Kong met with Elder David F. Evans, who will finish his assignment as president of ...
The administration of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is facilitated by geographic areas. In the United States and Canada, each area is overseen by a member of the Presidency of the Quorum of the Seventy who are based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Other areas are overseen by an area president and two counselors, who are usually members of the Quorums of the Seventy and live in their ...
Every month, over 3 million people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services to learn more about their family history. These records and services are available online at FamilySearch.org, or through over 4,600 family history centers in 126 countries, including the renowned Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. FamilySearch is a service provided by The Church of Jesus Christ ...
Service is a huge part of Latter-day Saints' lives. The service rendered during the youth conference was part of a larger pattern. Prior to the conference, the four participating stakes in Hong Kong carried out various service projects to teach the new generation at a young age that serving God and fellowmen isn't just a one-time thing, but something they should and can do on a regular basis.
President Gordon B. Hinckley stated the following about polygamy in the Church's October 1998 General Conference: “I wish to state categorically that this Church has nothing whatever to do with those practicing polygamy. They are not members of this Church. Most of them have never been members. They are in violation of the civil law.