Skip to comments.What Do Mormons Believe about Salvation? [Ankerberg Show]
Posted on 07/09/2012 5:43:41 AM PDT by Colofornian
When Mormons say Jesus is the Savior of the world, do they mean the same thing Christians do? Is salvation the same thing in Mormonism as it is in Christianity? Jesus said, "I am the way the truth and the life and no man cometh unto the father but by me." So, in other words, a person's eternal destiny rides on choosing the right way.
In light of ABC's (last) Friday night special on heaven, an interesting unique look at Mormon beliefs on this subject can be found at this thread: THE TOP TEN MOST SURPRISING 'MORMON TEACHINGS' ABOUT MORMON HEAVEN and AFTER-LIFE [Vanity]
Why not start your own thread with that as the discussion question, this thread however is about mormonISM.
.....also, try using the correct word for one of the faith, Muslim not Moslem.
(Start a Muslim thread on the subject and ping me; I'll be sure to inject a post there)
The only reason you are bringing up Mormonism is because one of the Presidential candidates is a Mormon, so acknowledgement of the Moslem alternative is apropos.
Mormons have multiple definitions of salvation.
Where Jesus is concerned, they believe He made it possible
through his sacrifice to ensure that all men could be physically resurrected... not necessarily re-united with the Father.
So salvation as Christians understand it is NOT salvation as Mormons understand it where Jesus is concerned.
But they will tell you these days that they believe Jesus saves us, and they are not lying... just using semantics
to convince christians that their faith is common.
Start your own thread on your apparent favorite subject then.
This is the Religion Forum and Colofornian has been exposing mormonISM for nearly a decade now.
My guess is you never cared until your candidate floated to the top.
So back to the question of the thread, What do Mormons Believe about Salvation?
Do you have a thought about that?
What do agnostics believe about salvation?
What do all the people that call themselves Christian that kinda-sorta go to church believe about salvation?
How do questions like this provide us salvation from another four years of Obama?
I don’t think Mormons believe they are going to get 72 virgins when they kill Dhimmis, do you?
Oh, good grief.
This is the Religion Forum and the question at hand is about mormonISM.
If you have other questions, why not start your own thread and ask the questions.
this thread however is about mormonISM.
In a pigs eye.
Religion Forum - topic salvation in momronISM.
These threads have been posted for nearly a decade - well at least a pig can see that, why can’t you?
I saw just a little part of that and Joel Osteen seems to be changing his tune on how to get to Heaven, compared to what he told Larry King. If I didn't mis hear him, he told Barbara Walters that Jesus was the only way. If I heard right, then praise God, somebody must have schooled him a bit on the Bible.
I heard the mormon part too, more mush than I could stomach.
Shouldn’t that be Latter Day Saint instead of Mormon then?
You post this on a message board where we are constantly reminded of all of the deceptive methods that the MSM uses to advance its agenda.
Your claim that because Colofornia posted this as a Religion thread that it supposedly is only about religion is similarly highly suspect to me.
Do you really believe that FreeRepublic is a viable channel for recruiting new members to the LDS church? Is there a real need to challenge their beliefs? Or is this just some sort of personal ax you are grinding on FR?
My vote is for the latter.
In Mormon majority communities scattered thoughout the Rocky Mountain states, there are voters more conservative than just about anywhere else you can name in the U.S.A., crime rates far lower than comparable sized communities elsewhere, generally fiscally sound policies and educational achievement levels comparable to Jews and Episcopalians. Why do you suppose that is? People practicing a bad religion who just got lucky?
Bottom line is that if I want to know what Mormons (or, for that matter, Catholics or anybody else) believe, I'll look at their website, ask one, or view actual results. The last thing I'll do is ask some whiney, bed wetting bigot with an obvious agenda.
I will write this slowly.
This is the Religion Forum and this is a religious discussion.
Colofornia has been posting in the Religion Forum for nearly a decade exposing mormoISM.
If you were unaware before today, that is on you.
For you to beleive that is some kind of MSM conspiracy is laughable.
Yes, I do beleive that exposing mormonISM is important.
I beleive God Almighty when He commanded us to call out false prophets and false teachings.
If you have a problem with His Word, talk to Him about it, until then I support Colofornian and the rest of the posters who work to expose mormonISM for it’s false teachings and false prophets.
If you are not interested in the discussion don’t get on the Religion Forum - it’s that simple.
Religion Forum religious discussion and yet..... To bad you did not win the daily prize for new phrase, but you still might make the weekly win with so many new words this week: whiney, bed wetting bigot with an obvious agenda.
And their is an agenda exposure of mommonISM, as God Almighty commanded - call out false teachings and prophets.
Now it's the Mormon bishops.
You can find the answer to what mormons teach about muslims at your mormon university website, BYU:
Each word has six letters - 666
Each word has 9 letters - 999
Mormons can only achieve salvation by becoming Israeli Muslims and worshipping the devil.
Heck, I thought everyone knew this?
That's correct, svcw.
(Do you use a Magic 8-ball to judge internal motivations, or a pet rock -- a modern urim & thummim?)
#1 common courtesy is that when you mention a poster's name, you ping them inclusively.
You didn't...I guess some things aren't so common, anymore.
#2...You & E. Pluribus Unum need to get your magic 8-balls or pet rocks together to compare internal motivatiion judging devices.
I don't own an axe to even grind!
I'm a descendent of one who was an Lds bishop just like Mitt! Mitt and I are both descendents of Lds polygamists! I have many Lds relatives; love them dearly. They've never soured me on anything but their "ISM."
As for your viable channel Q, what makes an online forum any easier or harder than your average doorbell those 55,000 Lds missionaries ring every day?
As for Mormons-who-became Christians via the Holy Spirit using FR...ask ex-Mormons Szonian and Sentinel!!! They use to oppose some of the things we Inmans said in Romney threads back in late '07-early '08.
And are your beliefs so eclectic-jumbled that they run so close together that you aren't capable of challenging others' beliefs -- or you somehow feel the need to try to put a leash on others who do? What does that say about your own "beliefs?"
Now it's the Mormon bishops.
Exactly. Which is why these whiney little libtards may actually provide the margin of victory necessary to drag Romney reluctantly across the finish line.
Every time they spout their idiotic nonsense, just about every fence sitting Catholic and reasonable Protestant is going to vote for Romney as a means to stick it to them.
And I say drag Romney reluctantly across the finish line for exactly that reason.
I still believe he is the designated loser just like McCain was. But by being forced to win, he is going to have to make good choices which I believe his supporters and religious background will push him into making.
"We may talk of men being redeemed by the efficacy of his [Christ's] blood; but the truth is that that blood has no efficacy to wash away our sins. That must depend upon our own action." [ LDS Apostle Amasa M. Lyman, Journal of Discourses, Vol. 7, p. 299, 1859]
And there are many many more blasphemies where that came from. MormonISM apologists tried to tell us the Journal of Discourses was not central to their ISM, when they found they could not explain the heresies being taught in their ISM. MormonISM is not Christianity, not even close.
Who is the most visible and recognizable adherent to the ISM known as MormonISM?
It used to be Donny and Marie Osmond. They were the point men in the LDS Propaganda network for decades.
Today who is the point man for the LDS Propaganda machine?
When the average person today thinks of MormonISM, who do they think of as the personification of the Mormon Church?
Don't you wish?
Answer the question HONESTLY.
We both know who it is.
Correct, I should have posted to the original poster not to your comment.
I was around when Kennedy was running and no one cared he was Catholic.
There was more talking about his philandering than anything else.
Oh, and it is about mormonISM, just encase you missed that, and why not this is the Religion Forum.
NP, I have done the same myself. Once I even posted a reply on the wrong thread, which really confused the person who got the post.
Have a good day.
In point of fact what does this have to do with the price of tea in China?
Religious bigots need to remove their collective heads out of that place where the sun doesn't shine, and worry more about the continued demise of the capitalist system and the emergence of a system where people are told from cradle to grave :
If you have cable TV, there wont be much on to watch.
If there isnt much on to watch, you will answer your door whenever someone rings.
If you open your door, you will see mormons.
If you talk to mormons, they will trick you into praying about whether something is true.
If you rely on your feelings, you may become a mormon.
If you become a mormon, you will have to wear magic underwear!
If you wear magic underwear, people will immediately label you as a cultist.
DONT be a cultist!
Some years back, when my grand daughter lived here, she too had an account at F.R., she left her account logged in one day and I, without realizing it, started posting under her very obviously feminine screen name. All went well until in one of my replies I happened to mention "my wife". Now that's confusion.