People are learning more and more about the Mormon missionaries every day. Whether it is something that they see on television, or someone knocking on their front door. Either way, this is a fascinating religion that is taking the nation by storm.
A Mormon missionary is someone who leaves their family for a minimum of 18 months to 2 years to serve God as well as everyone that they run into. Some people are under the impression that missionaries get paid for their service. However, this is not the case. They actually have to pay their church to serve a mission. Because this is something that is not cheap, many missionaries start saving from the time they are quite young.
The Mormon missionaries will come into your home and teach you about the LDS (aka the Mormon)religion. They will ask you to read the book of Mormon. After you have finished this book, they will encourage you to pray about it. If you feel that this is the word of God, they will invite you to get baptized into their religion.
Some people are under the impression that the Mormons don’t believe in the Holy Bible. However, this is not true. They do believe in the King James version. As a matter of fact, it is quite common that you will find the Mormon missionaries quoting scriptures from the Holy Bible.
There has to be something to this religion is these young people are willing to leave their personal lives behind to serve God. They are not allowed to talk with their parents on the telephone except on Christmas and Mother’s Day. They are allowed to e-mail home once a week. It is a fascinating religion and everyone should learn a little more about why they are so excited to serve.
Many people will agree that the health of Mormons is better than that of other religions. The reason behind this is because they work hard to take care of themselves. They try to eat healthy foods. They don’t use drugs or alcohol. They also try to eat certain foods in moderation. However, it’s important to remember that this is the typical Mormon. Not all of them are going to be like this. Believe it or not, they are just like the outside world.
Mormons are encouraged to exercise so that they have strength to work hard to take care of their families. They are not encouraged to lie around watching television all day. In fact, their religion keeps them quite busy with callings in the church. Not only does every Mormon have a calling, the youth also meet during the week for mutual. This means that they have to come home from school, do their chores, do any homework and then they get to go spend some time with other youth in the church. This is usually a spiritual activity where the kids are also encouraged to have a little bit of fun. Sometimes it includes physical activities such as volleyball, swimming, hiking, or even basketball. It all depends on what the youth leaders decide to do.
The health of Mormons is something that should always be considered seriously. Adults are encouraged to prepare healthy meals for their families. The women in the church are called the Relief Society. In Relief Society, the women are taught what they need to do in order to raise healthy children in a healthy home. They exchange recipes with one another. They also encourage one another to live a good life. This is a very helpful religion and everyone seems to be willing to help others along the path.
The recent campaign of a Mormon candidate for the presidency has caused many people to become interested in the Book of Mormon. While many people are interested in what this book has to say, few have taken the time to read its contents. It is an interesting book, and while similar to the Bible, it contains some different stories as to the Messianic vision of the future. For this reason, many people view Mormonism as a strange religion.
The Book of Mormon vs. Bible
The Book of Mormon was said to be dictated to Joseph Smith by an angel named Moroni. This angel appeared to Smith and gave him the information needed to found his new religion. This is said to have taken place at Hill Cumorah. To commemorate this event, the Mormons gather every year in Palmyra, New York and put on a tremendous pageant play. This play takes place on the exact hill where the information was given to Smith. The play has Hollywood style special effects and takes place on a huge, multi-tiered stage with hundreds of participants. The play is free and open to the public. During the play, spectators can learn many of the differences from the Bible that are presented by the Book of Mormon.
One example, is that Mormons believe that Christ appeared in the Americas when he went to death for the three days and nights before he rose. They believe he walked among the Indians and that is why they recruit very heavily in South American countries. They also believe that they will eventually attain godhood themselves, and they have the opportunity to gain their own planet. There is nothing like this discussed in the Bible. You can receive a complimentary copy of the Book of Mormon by writing to the church and asking for one.
Many people ask what the Book of Mormon is all about and why it is important. There are many misconceptions and rumors spreading around due to the fact that not all people have the initiative to study and learn what it contains. Before judging any religion, it is important to understand that each person has his or her own way of expressing faith. No one should argue against religion as long as it does not step on the rights of any individual. Here are some facts about the Book of Mormon and why it is vital to everyone.
What is the Book of Mormon?
It is another testament of Jesus Christ that was compiled and translated by Joseph Smith. During the ancient times, the Lord sent revelations and teachings to prophets in the west just like what he did in the east, where the Bible was born. In the west, teachings of different prophets were written in golden plates which were hidden by Mormon in a hill, which is now called Hill Cumorah. The plates were revealed to Joseph Smith in 1823 and were translated through the help of the Urim and Thummim, a tool which God has prepared to translate the plates from ancient to modern language.
Do People Need It?
Aside from the Bible, this book contains other teachings of the Lord. As a Christian, it is important to study scriptures closely and ponder on them before creating speculations. Many people who do not believe the book are those who do not want to accept the fact that a boy named Joseph Smith, whose family is not rich nor famous will get his hands on such sacred texts which restored the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Who Can Read It?
Anyone can read this book and get inspiration from the Lord. This book has been compiled by prophets and was sent by Heavenly Father to provide guidance to His earthly children. Not all people are able to understand and accept the teachings of Jesus Christ right there and then but by studying this book, fasting and constant prayer, answers will always be given.