The Mormons

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At the age of 8, Mormon children decide whether or not they wish to continue in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. That decision is made for life. If the child decides not to become a Mormon then that is respected by his or her parents. However, no decision not to commit is likely as family pressure is great for the Word of God to continue.

“My day at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints was different”

The Mormons as do all Christians believe in God the Father, His Son Jesus Christ and The Holy Ghost. By the time a follower reaches university age they can then start missionary work. I suppose your thinking why should they wait as they have made a life decision when he or she was 8. Well it’s because they can go all over the world with some sort of maturity and common sense. The Church has some 60,000 full-time missionaries serving throughout the world. They are typically young men dressed in a white shirt, black tie and black pants. The missionaries contribute to their own support for up to 18 months and can be anywhere in the world spreading the word of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

During an interview with Mr. John Glass, a member on the Public Affairs Council for the Church, when asked where he or his family went for their missionary work and was quite surprised to hear “I went to Melbourne but my son went to Canada”, a bit too far away for me to be spreading the good word. John and his wife Marlene spoke very passionately about their beliefs and were very open to comparisons with other religions.

In comparison to the Catholic religion there is an upside for all those sinners out there- they have no hell. When standing before God in judgment he will not send you to hell instead, he will give you a lower form of Glory. This means that you will be further away from his greatness. The young Mormon men explain this to people when asked.

There are three main questions that Mormons wish to find the answers to, they are called The Man's Search for Happiness-
Why are we here?
Where did we come from?
Where will we go after death? Their Church believes that life is an eternal journey.
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