Peace through the Lord Jesus Christ

Peace through the Lord Jesus Christ

There are many names, titles, and concepts used throughout the scriptures to refer to the Lord Jesus Christ. One of those names was used by the ancient prophet Isaiah when describing the nature and character of the coming Messiah. Isaiah said that His name would be called “The Prince of Peace” (see Isaiah 9:6). On one occasion, the Savior said to His disciples, “Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid” (John 14:27). This counsel was meant not solely for His disciples;┬áthe Master, because of His infinite love for all mankind, proffers the same admonition to every person. This life is replete with...

Mormon Family

Mormon Family

by Seth Saunders It seems that everywhere you turn today families are being attacked. Whether it be from media, politicians, or individuals, families are being put on the back burner and the foundation of the family is being destroyed. For members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (frequently misnamed the “Mormon Church” by the media) the family is one of the most important aspects of this mortal life as well as the life after this one. The leaders of the LDS Church have proclaimed “The family is ordained of God.” This statement clearly states why the family is so important to members of the church, because it is so important to God. As a God-loving people, members of the LDS Church...

LDS religious commitment high, Pew survey finds

LDS religious commitment high, Pew survey finds

Of all the numbers in the Pew Research Center‘s recently released survey of “Mormons in America,” the highest, most overwhelming numbers are these: 98 percent of respondents said they believe in the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, and 97 percent say their church is a Christian religion. This comes on the heels of earlier surveys indicating that 32 percent of non-LDS U.S. adults say the LDS Church is not a Christian religion, and an additional 17 percent are unsure of LDS Christianity. The theological and semantic reasons for this can be complex, but for the 1,019 self-identified Mormons who participated in the Pew survey, their theological position is clear: Mormons believe in Jesus Christ, and they consider...

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