Category: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

  • More Rituals of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

    More Rituals of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

    Like most religions, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has many rituals. We discussed a few in part one and in part two I will present a few more. Rituals are specific things or actions members do for their religion. Rituals can span from something each member does personally or the whole church […]

  • Rituals of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

    Rituals of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

    In religion, rituals are a big part of religious life. They allow people to put their beliefs into practice. According to Google ritual means “a religious or solemn ceremony consisting of a series of actions performed according to a prescribed order.” Some religions have many rituals, while others only have a few. In this article, […]

  • Scriptures of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

    Scriptures of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

    In part two of the scriptures of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, we discuss two more books as well as other sacred writings. Part one discussed the Bible and The Book of Mormon. In part two we will look at The Doctrine and Covenants, The Pearl of Great Price, and other writings. […]

  • Sacred Texts of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

    Sacred Texts of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

    Most religions include some form of sacred texts and writings. These texts generally consist of teaching or stories about their beliefs. They also include information for ethics and rituals that are part of that specific religion. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints calls their sacred texts scriptures. Their scriptures include the Old Testament […]

  • Beliefs of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints – Part II

    Beliefs of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints – Part II

    Now starts the second half of the beliefs of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, as we continue to learn about religions. While part I provided major beliefs, part II encompasses more condensed and equally important beliefs. Many of these beliefs I have expounded on come from the 13 Articles of Faith. This […]

  • Beliefs of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints – 1

    Beliefs of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints – 1

    Full disclosure: I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and have been my whole life. I chose this religion to be my first foray into writing about religion as I know about the beliefs of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Still, I plan to look up […]

  • Invitation to Pray

    Invitation to Pray

    Recently, M. Russell Ballard, a high ranking official in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, invited people to pray. While this invitation to pray may seem normal from a religious leader, M. Russell Ballard, acting president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in the referred to church, gave a more specific invitation. […]

  • Social Media Fast

    Social Media Fast

    On October 6, 2018, the prophet, Russell M. Nelson, asked the women of the church to do a ten day fast from social media. This means that we were to abstain from all sites considered social media. My husband and I decided to extend this social media fast to a full two weeks. Personally, I […]

  • Following The Prophet

    Following The Prophet

    At the end of the women’s session of General Conference for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, President Russell M. Nelson spoke. President Nelson is the current prophet for the world, as such, I listen and follow his words. He invited the women of the Church to do four things. Invitation from the […]

  • Mormon Church?

    Mormon Church?

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has been called by many names, most notably they have been called Mormon. This nickname comes from The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ. Many around the world recognize the name Mormon, without realizing that this is not the name of the church. This church […]