If we meet the requirement, we’re saved.

In the doctrine of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the terms “saved” and “salvation” have various meanings. They sinned privately while punishing others for doing what they themselves did privately. We are not saved by our actions, but actions are required as part of the process—and must, as this Bible verse makes clear, be accompanied by faith: 16 He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned (Mark 16:16). They accept that one must accept Jesus Christ as the Savior, and many also require baptism.

We do our part—accept Jesus Christ as our Savior, repent, get baptized, strive to live a life of love and obedience, and make covenants with God.

(Romans 10). Another refers to salvation from sin, which is a gift to us through Christ’s atonement, but which is conditional upon our faith and repentance. That's why Mormons hold Adam and Eve in high regard, unlike other Christians, because if they had not fallen the whole plan of salvation would have been frustrated. The suffering is prolonged by his trial, torture, and eventual execution. In other words their Jesus is not the one and only God incarnate, and is not the Creator of the Universe. I am saved by grace.

Tribes often took captives from enemies in raids or warfare, and used them as slaves or sold them. Most Christian religions accept that certain acts are required to be saved. All rights reserved.

His wife Samantha maintains this site as well as their missionary outreaches.

Baptism for the Dead: The Mercy of Jesus Christ. In the Bible, we have a few verses from Paul regarding bodies celestial, terrestrial and telestial….

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. In this plan the spirit children of God are sent to earth to have a body in which they learn to obey God's laws, get baptised, resist the temptations of the world, repent of their sins, and live the most Christ-like lives that they can. There must be clear guidelines, rewards, and punishments. The mouth says the words, but the heart obeys God.

As the official website of the LDS states: “Jesus Christ is the Savior of the world and the Son of God. If we say we accept Jesus Christ as our Savior, but spend our days harming others and committing sins, we clearly didn’t really mean it.

As former Mormon Church President Lorenzo Snow said, “As man is God once was; as God is man can become.” While they often sound compatible on the surface, underneath nearly every important doctrine in Mormonism departs from Biblical Christianity in some major way.

No matter what it says on the door of the building we occupy on Sunday, that’s what salvation requires. They are saved as far as they can be saved in mortality, but no one completes the process until the final judgment. . 26 And we talk of Christ, we rejoice in Christ, we preach of Christ, we prophesy of Christ, and we write according to our prophecies, that our children may know to what source they may look for a remission of their sins  (2 Nephi 25). However, they all seem to be good Christians – from what I understand, they still believe that Jesus is our Savior, despite their other ideas, (I’m not sure though). Those who reject the gospel of Jesus Christ on earth and in the spirit world after death must suffer for their own sins. While Protestants may view “salvation” as going to heaven instead of hell, Mormons have a view of the “spirit world,” where we go after death to await resurrection and judgment, and the “degrees” of glory in heaven to which we may be exalted. Your email address will not be published. Then they that gladly received his word were baptized . The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites.

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Christ’s atonement takes away our sin (on conditions of repentance) and enables us to return to the presence of the Lord someday.

We have been converted to the restored gospel of Jesus Christ, we have experienced repentance and baptism, and we are renewing our covenants of baptism by partaking of the sacrament,” Elder Oaks explains. But they often choose to do bad things, and so commit sins. He unlocked the grave for all mankind, regardless of who we are, where we are born, or when we lived on the earth. The Bible uses the word “saved” to mean many different things, all of which the Mormons, a nickname for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, accept.

. As used in Romans 10:9–10, the words “saved” and “salvation” signify a covenant relationship with Jesus Christ.Through this covenant relationship, followers of Christ are assured salvation from the eternal consequences of sin if they are obedient. The views expressed herein do not necessarily represent the position of the Church.

In the end, it is Jesus Christ, not mankind, who will decide if we have been true Christians.

The Telestial kingdom is the lowest kingdom of glory, compared to the glory of the stars. Here, a condition is added, and that leads to the subject of exaltation after one is saved.

The views expressed herein do not necessarily represent the position of the Church. He is our Redeemer…Only by His mercy and grace can anyone be saved…Jesus Christ saves … You have been given your entire life to demonstrate the sincerity of your conversion.

The Lord never intended that we should partake of the tree of life and thereby gain full access to perfecting grace before we had stumbled and groped to learn all we can from the disappointments and surprises of this vale of tears.

The Pharisees and Scribes loved to obey commandments (at least in public), but Jesus didn’t have much respect for most of them. Protestants, especially Evangelical Protestants, often ask other people whether they are “ This website is not owned by or affiliated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (sometimes called the Mormon or LDS Church). In other words, we can be saved only through the atonement of Jesus Christ, but that atonement is not a license to sin. Mormons place great stress on what happened in Gethsemane. This website is not owned by or affiliated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (sometimes called the Mormon or LDS Church).