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Mormon Epistemology 101

written by Aaron Brake “…and if ye shall ask with a sincere heart, with real intent, having faith in Christ, he will manifest the truth of it unto you…” Moroni 10:4 Introduction Sometime ago I heard a knock on my [Read More]

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Common Claims, Questions and Concerns of LDS Believers

LDS Believers Want to Know WHY! Sometimes Christians get asked about the motives they hold for sharing their faith with LDS Church members. Certainly, LDS believers want to know why we would come to Utah or visit a ward to [Read More]

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Is Mormon Salvation Impossible?

Salvation is Eternal Life The key question of any faith system is simply this: ‘how is one saved; how can one have eternal life?’ Every faith system on our planet provides some mechanism by which we can be united to [Read More]

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Is the Account of Joseph’s First Vision Reliable?

The “Evolution” of an Account Over time, it appears that Joseph’s story about his first vision from God related to his discovery of the golden pates (from which the Book of Mormon was translated) changed a great deal. Key elements [Read More]

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Isn’t Joseph’s Vision Similar to Paul’s?

Do Paul’s Accounts Differ Like Joseph’s Accounts? Sometimes when we examine the Bible we encounter what appears to be a direct contradiction in parallel accounts of the same event, and at first glance the contradiction appears to invalidate the reliability [Read More]

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Did Joseph Smith’s Doctrine of God Change?

So Many Changes Much is often made of the more than 3,900 changes that have been made to the book of Mormon from the time of its original publication in 1830. These changes have been clearly documented by a number [Read More]

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Can Something Claim to Be a Restoration, Yet Add Something New?

Did Adam Know About the Gospel? Mormons believe that their church is acting as a restoration agent in our world, bringing back the fullness of the Christian Gospel and restoring it after the degeneration of the Gospel truth over the [Read More]

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The Truth About the Mormon Practice of Polygamy

Isn’t Polygamy A Sin? For many, the fact that Mormonism has a history of accepted and practiced polygamy is reason enough to reject the theology of Joseph Smith. But other supporters of Mormonism will point to the lives of the [Read More]

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Do Mormons Deny That Mary Was a Virgin?

Have They Been Denying It for Generations? Mormons believe that the Bible is untrue as it relates to the virgin birth of Jesus. They believe that God the Father came down (in a physical body) and had sex with Mary [Read More]

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Isn’t A Burning in the Bosom Good Enough?

What is Your Faith Built On? We’ve heard it said that ‘Faith is deciding to allow yourself to believe something your intellect would otherwise cause you to reject – otherwise there’s no need for faith.’ This premise assumes that reason [Read More]

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Is Religion More Important Than Relationship?

God Simply Wants a Relationship We often talk about the fact that it is a relationship that God is desiring, not a religion. When asked, most Mormons would agree with this idea. They would tell you that they DO have [Read More]

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Are Mormons Christians Too?

Are They Really Christians? We’ve all been contacted by Mormons at our front door in the past, and many of us have had discussions with missionaries who tell us that they love Jesus just like we do. In fact, they [Read More]

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