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Beliefs and Practices 1. God. Joseph Smith wrote, “We believe in God, the Eternal Father, and in His Son, Jesus Christ, and in the Holy Ghost” (The Articles of Faith 1). The Father and the Son have a body of … Continue reading
What constitutes marriage? Jesus taught, “from the beginning of the creation, God ‘made them male and female.’ ‘For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one … Continue reading
Unjust prejudice exits all over this earth. Some times it takes the form of ethnocentrism, which is prejudice based on cultural differences. “Even people who look very similar can have improper attitudes toward each other… The Irish and the English… … Continue reading
Numerous are the passages which exalt marriage. Proverbs 18:22a, “Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing.” Genesis 2:18, “It is not good that a man should be alone…” Proverbs 3:10, “Who can find a virtuous woman? For her price is far … Continue reading
You’ve heard the term “soul mates.” What is the meaning of this term? Many people use this term to refer to a couple intended by God to be together, created one for another. The idea is that there is only … Continue reading
Adam did not have to go out and search for a mate. God created Eve especially for him. She was taken from his side, bone of his bone, flesh of his flesh. However, things are a great deal more complicated … Continue reading
Some months ago, there was a big push for America to recognize homosexual marriage. The mayor of San Francisco was licensing and performing such marriages, defying the state. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts decided to recognize such marriages. While at the … Continue reading