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Basic Beliefs of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints


A lot of what you hear and read about Mormons is inaccurate, incomplete, or highly misconstrued. In fact, the beliefs and teachings of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) are vast, yet simple. Below, you’ll find trusted information on what LDS members believe on topics such as Jesus Christ, marriage, and the afterlife.
  1. What Mormons Believe About God and the Godhead
  2. What Do Mormons Believe?
  3. God's Plan of Salvation
  1. The Church of Jesus Christ
  2. Healthy Minds and Bodies
  3. Common Myths and Misconceptions

What Mormons Believe About God and the Godhead

Christus of Jesus Christ

As Latter-day Saints our first Article of Faith states that we believe in God the Father, His Son Jesus Christ, and the Holy Ghost. Learn more about these three beings which make up the Godhead, including how they are separate beings yet united in purpose.

What Do Mormons Believe?

The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ

Some of the important basics you should know include our belief in the restoration of Christ's original church, ancient and modern prophets, Joseph Smith, the Book of Mormon, and baptism by immersion. Through personal revelation you can learn for yourself that these things are true.

God's Plan of Salvation

God's Plan of Salvation Poster

Have you ever wondered what's the purpose of life? Or questioned where you've come from or where you will go when you die? There is a plan, one created by God, our Heavenly Father, called the Plan of Salvation.

The Church of Jesus Christ

First Presidency

In 1830 Christ restored His church by calling living prophets and apostles. Who are these men and how were they called of God? Learn who the current prophet of the Church of Jesus Christ is and how modern day prophets communicate with the world through a general conference that's broadcast twice a year.

Healthy Minds and Bodies

Eating Fruits and Vegetables are part of the Word of Wisdom

As Latter-day Saints we strongly believe in keeping our bodies and minds healthy. To help us do so we follow a law called the Word of Wisdom. Part of having a healthy life is to be prepared for emergencies, which includes storing a year’s supply of food and other necessities. Find out how and why.

Common Myths and Misconceptions

Scriptures of the LDS Church called the Standard Works

Some of the many inaccuracies and misconceptions regarding members of the Church of Jesus Christ regard polygamy, being saved by works, and that the Book of Mormon takes away from the Bible. Read these informative articles to learn the truth about us and our beliefs.

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