Question Box: Adopted Sealings

June 9, 2011

Q: If a Mormon couple adopts children, can they be sealed into an eternal family? A: Absolutely! Any child legally adopted can be sealed to their family in the temple. I know of families who have all adopted children and some who have adopted one and added to their other children. It’s wonderful that our earthly […]

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I’m in Love with a Mormon. What Now?

January 18, 2010
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We often receive questions from readers in our question box at right.  We have had several asking about romantic relationships between Mormons and non-Mormons and what they should do about it.  It’s our policy not to become involved in personal problems since we are not an advice column, but we do want to give some […]

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Scriptural Evidence of a Pre-Existence

September 21, 2009

Q: Can Mormons support their view of a pre-existence with God before being born on this earth…using scriptures only? Ecclesiates 12:7 (italics added)  Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it. Jeremiah 1:5 (italics added)  Before I formed thee in the belly I […]

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Question on eternal marriage

September 14, 2009

Q. What happens if someone vicariously performs a sealing for a deceased couple that doesn’t want to be sealed together? First, to understand this situation, an understanding must be had of sealing and of work for the dead. Briefly put, sealing is the term used for being married in the temple.  It is an ordinance […]

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What Do Mormons Believe about the Atonement of Jesus Christ?

June 4, 2009

The Atonement of Jesus Christ is at the heart of LDS beliefs. His anguish and death save us from punishment for our sins and allow us to grow. We will live again.

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