In the christian belief jesus was not created by the

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therefore the belief that Satan and Jesus were brothers. In the Christian belief, Jesus was not created by the Father, but Jesus and the Father are one (the Trinity); therefore that thinking would be of polar beliefs from the Christian to the Mormon. In the Bible, Jesus spoke of Himself One with the Father; and that is what is believed in the Christian religion. The main big difference between the two religions is the acceptance of the Book of Mormon. Christians do not accept the Book of Mormon as canonized; they do not believe it is another “testament of Jesus Christ”. The Book of Mormon is supposedly taken place during the times of Jesus’ death on the cross and the after times of His disciples; but in the Americas. This is not held as truth in the Christian religions at all. When speaking with Mormons, the Christian finds himself rather alienated when discussing the Book of Mormon; in that most Christians believe it is a fallacy and a book of false tales. Conclusion Joseph Smith certainly brought about some great revelations with his visions and his belief that he was the chosen prophet to bring the church of apostasy back to the revelation of the truths of Jesus Christ. Whether a person believes that to be true or not was not the focus of this paper. The focus of the paper was on those who did believe in Joseph Smith and in the message that he brought to them.
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9 Mormonism Although Christians today do not see Mormons as part of their Christian world, Mormons see themselves as Christians and as part of the Christian tradition in the United States. In the interview with the Mormon elder, I found him to be kind and personable and duly committed to his mission as a member of the Church of Latter Day Saints. They are a group committed to their beliefs and to their church. Christianity and Mormonism do seem to be at opposite ends of the religious spectrum. The Mormons do believe in grace, but with actions first, then grace. Christians believe that grace is everything, all God, not man; an undeserved gift from God. There were many other beliefs too numerous to mention that placed Mormonism and Christianity at the opposite ends of the religious spectrum; an interesting and eventful look into the “glass darkly” of both religions.
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10 Mormonism References Bruner, R., 2010. What do Mormons believe? About.com: Latter Day Saints. Retrieved from: . Let Us Reason, 2010. Early history of the Mormon Church. Let Us Reason Ministries. Retrieved from: . Mystern, February 4, 2008. Top 10 bizarre Mormon beliefs. Listverse: Ultimate Top 10 Lists . Retrieved from: . Smith, Joseph, “The Articles of Faith”. History of the Church of the Latter Day Saints , Vol. 4, pp. 535-41. Retrieved from: .
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