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You might wonder how The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints came to be casually called the Mormon Church. The gospel of Jesus Christ has always existed. All the prophets who have ever lived (including Adam) have taught of Christ and explained the atonement. Whenever there have been a people willing to listen, the Lord has called prophets to teach them. This is especially true for the Lord's covenant people, Israel. Around 600 B.C., as Jerusalem was about to fall to the Babylonians, the Lord led away a prophet named Lehi and his family to safety in the Americas. They were Israelites, and they took scriptures with them; their prophets added more of their teachings and history, and prepared them to receive Christ when He should come to minister on the earth. They were shown signs of His birth and death. After His resurrection, Christ visited these people and organized His church. Their scriptural record was compiled and abridged especially for we who live in the final days before Christ's second coming. The ancient prophet who did this was named Mormon, and the scriptural record is called the Book of Mormon. Hence, the nickname, Mormon Church. The Book of Mormon is a second witness for Christ, and it supports and upholds the Holy Bible as the word of God.

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Mormon Church Articles

The Love of God the Father
The Love of God the Father

by Whitney M., member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons), and student at Brigham Young University (BYU). The Love of God the Father We learn that scripture, even though it can be written about what happened to someone else, still applies to our lives and God’s blessings described therein can be our blessings also.  I’ve... [Read more on this topic]

Being Grateful in All Things
Being Grateful in All Things

President Thomas S. Monson, the prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (sometimes nicknamed the “Mormon” Church) shared a powerful teaching near the end of a General Conference for Mormons when he said: This has been a remarkable session. In behalf of all who participated thus far in word or music, as the President of... [Read more on this topic]

Mormons Announce New Youth Curriculum
Mormons Announce New Youth Curriculum

A new Sunday curriculum was announced for Mormon teenagers in October, 2012. This curriculum impacts the Sunday School classes for teens as well as the youth auxiliary classes for teenage boys and girls. Each Sunday, after the basic worship service, Mormons (a nickname for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) stay on for two classes.... [Read more on this topic]

How Did Joseph Smith Learn Hebrew? How Did Joseph Smith Learn Hebrew?

Joseph Smith received very little formal education as a child and young man. He was largely educated by his parents, due to a lack of schools available. In all, he attended formal schooling only about three years. In addition, he was tutored by an angel named Moroni in spiritual things for several years prior to beginning his work. Despite this, by... [Read more on this topic]

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