“O God, the Eternal Father, we ask thee in the name of thy Son, Jesus Christ, to bless and sanctify this bread to the souls of all those who partake of it; that they may eat in remembrance of the body of thy Son, and witness unto thee, O God, the Eternal Father, that they are willing to take upon them the name of thy
Alcohol, tobacco, tea, coffee and drugs These are all specifically banned in the Word of Wisdom, except for drugs. The prophets have made it clear that drugs, other than for medical use, are also banned . Mormons are also strongly discouraged from drinking soft drinks containing caffeine.
As we close this meeting, we ask you, Lord, to walk with us everywhere we go. Help us to keep your word in our hearts that we may not sin against you. Through Jesus’ name, we pray , Amen. Almighty God, thank you for giving us good health and enabling us to come to this place and glorify your name.
In orthodox Mormonism , the term God generally refers to the biblical God the Father, whom Latter Day Saints sometimes call Elohim, and the term Godhead refers to a council of three distinct divine persons consisting of God the Father, Jesus (His firstborn Son, whom Latter Day Saints sometimes call Jehovah), and the
Mormons believe in Jesus Christ as the literal Son of God and Messiah, his crucifixion as a conclusion of a sin offering, and subsequent resurrection.
According to a standard dictionary definition of Christians “as believers and followers of Christ”, Mormons are Christians .
The LDS Church publicly renounced the practice of polygamy in 1890, but it has never renounced polygamy as doctrine, as evidenced in LDS scriptures. It has always permitted and continues to permit men to be married in Mormon temples “for the eternities” to more than one wife .
In as much as this church of Christ has been reproached with the crime of fornication, and polygamy: we declare that we believe, that one man should have one wife; and one woman, but one husband , except in the case of death, when either is at liberty to marry again.
Church leaders have stated that outside of marriage “passionate kisses “, defined as “more intense and last[ing] longer than a brief kiss “, and “prolonged kisses that involve the tongue and excite the passions” are “off limits”.
Heavenly Father, As we come to the end of our time together we thank you for what has been accomplished here today. May the matters discussed serve as a catalyst to move us forward and cause us to advance and see growth in all areas of our lives.
As we gather today around your name, we pray that you would fill our hearts, our minds and our souls. Transform us Lord, and make us more like you. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen. O Lord, our God, we gather together today to give you thanks and praise your greatness.
Soaking Music otherwise known as Soaking Prayer music or Soaking Worship music, is a subgenre of Christian Music, and is commonly used to denote songs that are used during contemplative prayer in prayer houses and other “ soaking ” Christian meetings.
The church also emphasizes the moral standards that Mormons believe were taught by Jesus Christ, including personal honesty, integrity, obedience to law , chastity outside of marriage, and fidelity within marriage. The majority of Latter-day Saints live outside the United States.
Mormons believe that God the Father is the all powerful and all knowing supreme being who created the world. God the Father is a being called Elohim, who was once a man like present day human beings, but who lived on another planet.
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