Question Box: self-harm

August 12, 2011

Question: I was curious if we believe in self harm (cutting and slapping yourself) and I was also curious to know if we believe in having eating disorders? A: I don’t fully understand the question. I think we believe that these are problems and we should be treating our bodies as sacred gifts from our […]

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What Do Mormons Believe: Health

June 14, 2011

“Because we are created in the image of God (see Genesis 1:27), our bodies are temples and should be treated with care and respect (see 1 Corinthians 3:16–17). “The Word of Wisdom, found in Doctrine and Covenants 89, is the Lord’s code of health and was revealed to Joseph Smith in 1833. It teaches that we […]

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Question Box: Does Sin Cause Disease?

January 19, 2011
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What do Mormons believe about illness and causes of illness? Simply put, Mormons seek to know, understand and believe anything that is true. We are encouraged to seek truth from all good sources. By-and-large, the origin of disease is not something specifically addressed by doctrine revealed through the priesthood. That leaves it up to individual […]

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Consistency

July 21, 2009
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This article discusses the need to be consistent in our lives. Consistency allows us to enjoy the full blessings that God wants to give us.

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Health and the Word of Wisdom

May 18, 2009

For the past two years I have sat for probably thousands of hours learning and studying about the human body as a medical student.  The more I learn, the more I realize that our God truly is God.  It is amazing to think that there is someone who knows perfectly how our bodies work and […]

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