Interesting facts about Mormonism you should know

Interesting facts about Mormonism you should know

Interesting facts about Mormonism you should know

Mormonism is a topic that we have discussed in our previous posts with the post about its founder Joseph Smith. Mormonism is the predominant religious tradition of the Latter Day Saint movement of Restorationist Christianity. Here’s are some interesting facts about Mormonism you should know.

  1. Mormon is the name given to the followers of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints also known as the LDS church.

  1. The LDS Church was founded by Joseph Smith on April 6th, 1830. After praying to God to know which church he should join. He was told none were and was asked to start a church of his own. To become a prophet of God.

  1. Mormons don’t practice polygamy there are few groups who still believe in it and practice it.

  1. Before his death, Joseph Smith passed on the authority of becoming the prophet of the church to a man named Bringham Young. There are many universities and towns named after him one of the most famous one called the Bringham Young University in Provo, Utah.

  1. The LDS church with The Holy Book Of Bible as scripture. also use the Book of Mormon, Doctrine, and Covenants and The Pearl of Great Price.

  1. The Book of Mormon also tells the reader that after Jesus’ resurrection. He visited America and other lands to talk to God’s children.

  1. In March 2010 the 100th million copy of the book of Mormon was printed.

  1. Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints do not drink coffee, tea, alcohol or smoke tobacco or take illegal drugs. This is due to section 89 of the Doctrine and Covenants also widely known as the “Word Of Wisdom”.

  1. The church teaches that men and women will be punished for their own sins and not for Adam’s transgression.

  1. In 2012 there were an estimated 14.5 million Mormons worldwide.

  1. Most Mormons never really liked Polygamy.

  1. Majority of Mormons aren’t Americans but Utahan’s.

  2. According to LDS church’s teachings God the Father, Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit are three separate beings. Collectively they are known as God.

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