What Do Mormons Believe: Spiritual strength

June 18, 2011

“Spiritual strength is essential to a person’s temporal and eternal well-being. Church members grow in spiritual strength as they develop their testimonies, exercise faith in Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ, obey God’s commandments, pray daily, study the scriptures and the teachings of latter-day prophets, attend Church meetings, and serve in Church callings and assignments.” 1 […]


What Do Mormons Believe: Finances

June 17, 2011

Members of the church are encouraged to wisely manage their finances. Leaders of the church have said: “We urge you to be modest in your expenditures; discipline yourselves in your purchases to avoid debt. … “If you have paid your debts and have a financial reserve, even though it be small, you and your family will […]


What Do Mormons Believe: Family home production and storage

June 16, 2011

Members are encouraged to store a basic supply of food, water and finances. This council is outlined in a pamphlet produced by the church titled “All is Safely Gathered In.” From the pamphlet: “Our Heavenly Father created this beautiful earth, with all its abundance, for our benefit and use. His purpose is to provide for […]


What Do Mormons Believe: Employment

June 15, 2011

“Work is the foundation upon which self-reliance and temporal well-being rest. Members [of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints] should prepare for and carefully select a suitable occupation or self-employment that will provide for their own and their families’ needs. They should become skilled at their work, be diligent and trustworthy, and give […]


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 […]