Beliefs and Practices of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Beliefs And Practices Of The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-day Saints

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) focuses its doctrine and teaching on Jesus Christ; that he was the Son of God, born of the virgin Mary, lived a perfect life, performed miracles, bled from every pore in the Garden of Gethsemane, died on the cross, rose on the third day, appeared again to his disciples, and now resides, authoritatively, on the right hand side of God. In brief, some beliefs are in common with Catholics, Orthodox and Protestant traditions. However, teachings of the LDS Church differ significantly in other ways and encompass a broad set of doctrines, so that the above mentioned denominations usually place the LDS Church outside the bounds of orthodox Christian teaching as summarized in the Nicene Creed.

The church's core beliefs, circa 1842, are summarized in the Articles of Faith, and its four primary principles are faith in Jesus Christ, repentance, baptism by immersion for the remission of sin, and the Gift of the Holy Ghost.

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