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According to LDS Church general authority Monte J. Brough, " Mormons who baptized 380, 000 Holocaust victims posthumously were motivated by love and compassion and did not understand their gesture might offend Jews ... they did not realize that what they intended as a ' Christian act of service ' was ' misguided and insensitive .'".
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According to LDS Doctrine, Michael the Archangel became the first man on earth, Adam, to experience his mortality.
According to the LDS church, Christ's unwavering ability to obey truth, perceive light, and act in perfect love and faith, distinguishes his pre-mortal existence from the pre-mortal existence of the other spirit beings who were in the presence of the " Eternal Father ".
According to Bruce McConkie, a general authority of the LDS Church, " Mormonism is indistinguishable from Christianity.
According to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ( LDS Church ), the Great Apostasy started not long after Jesus ' ascension and continued until Joseph Smith's First Vision in 1820.
According to LDS tradition, the site is to be a gathering spot prior to the Second Coming of Jesus Christ.
According to LDS Church teachings, the true gospel will be taught in all parts of the world prior to the Second Coming.
" According to LDS doctrine, the Holy Spirit is believed to be a person, however having a body of spirit, he is able to pervade all worlds.
According to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ( LDS Church ), the Great Apostasy in Christianity began not long after the ascension of Jesus Christ.
According to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ( LDS Church ), the largest Mormon group, all Priesthood keys necessary to administer Jesus Christ's church were given to Joseph Smith, Jr. who then organized that church to continue in perpetuity.
According to the LDS Church, the vision teaches that God the Father and Jesus Christ are separate beings with glorified bodies of flesh and bone ; that mankind was literally created in the image of God ; that Satan is real but God infinitely greater ; that God hears and answers prayer ; that no other contemporary church had the fullness of Christ's gospel ; and that revelation has not ceased.
According to LDS beliefs, certain ordinances, such as baptism, are required of all those who hope to obtain exaltation.
According to LDS theology, ordinances can be performed vicariously ( i. e. post mortem ) on behalf of any person who would desire to accept the ordinance but was not able to receive it.
According to the LDS Church's Doctrine and Covenants, the President of the Church is the only man empowered to receive revelation for the entire church and to clarify doctrine.
According to LDS teachings, this theology is consistent with Smith's 1838 and subsequent accounts of the First Vision.
According to Joseph Fielding Smith, tenth president, the LDS church continues to own one of Joseph Smith's seer stones.
According to Toscano, the actual reason was insubordination in refusing to curb his sharp criticism of LDS Church leaders ' preference for legalism, ecclesiastical tyranny, white-washed Mormon history, and hierarchical authoritarianism that privilege the image of the corporate LDS Church above its commitment to its members, to the teachings and revelations of Joseph Smith its founding Prophet, and to the gospel of Jesus Christ.
According to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ( LDS Church ), it is the site where Adam and Eve lived after being expelled from the Garden of Eden.
According to the traditional, literal LDS interpretation of the Book of Abraham, Kolob is an actual star or planet in this universe that is, or is near, the physical throne of God.
According to several LDS writers ( such as Cleon Skousen in his book The First 2000 Years ), the earth was created near Kolob over a period of 6000 years, and then moved to its present position in our solar system.
According to LDS author, James Ferrell, the metaphorical interpretation is supported by the parallel construction of the passages in Abraham chapter three:
According to the LDS Church, the purpose of FHE is to help families strengthen bonds of love with each other as well as provide an atmosphere where parents can teach their children principles of the gospel.
According to LDS belief, the celestial marriage covenant, as with other covenants, requires the continued righteousness of the couple to remain in effect after this life.
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According to a newspaper report of the 1961 statistics of the Church of England, the `` total of confirmed members is 9,748,000, but only 2,887,671 are registered on the parochial church rolls '', and `` over 27 million people in England are baptized into the Church of England, but roughly only a tenth of them continue ''.
According to the orthodox Thomism of the Roman Catholic Church, Aristotle rightly regarded reason as a facility of the individual soul.
According to these statements, claims that one or more denominations might be the " true Church " are nothing more than propaganda which has evolved over centuries to support authoritarian claims --- based on tradition or based on scripture --- of merely human institutions.
According to the 1991 census 28 % of houses in the borough were considered ' unfit ', chiefly those in Accrington and Church.
According to the writer Timothy Dufort, by 1969, all Church of England bishops had acquired Old Catholic lines of apostolic succession recognised by the Holy See.
According to the History of the Cyprus Church, in 478 Barnabas appeared in a dream to the Archbishop of Constantia ( Salamis, Cyprus ) Anthemios and revealed to him the place of his sepulchre beneath a carob-tree.
According to the Catechism of the Catholic Church the body after resurrection is changed into a spiritual, imperishable body:
According to Christian Tradition and Canon Law, the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria only ordains men to the priesthood and episcopate, and if they wish to be married, they must be married before they are ordained.
According to Harper's New Monthly Magazine: As such, according to one viewpoint, for those who " belong to the Church ," the term Methodist Catholic, or Presbyterian Catholic, or Baptist Catholic, is as proper as the term Roman Catholic.
According to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, such spiritual practices are, in and of themselves, inspired by promptings from the light of Christ or the Holy Spirit that are communications with an individual's divine essence or spirit that is linked directly to God through pre-existence as his offspring.
According to Irenaeus, a 2nd century Church Father, the church at Rome was founded directly by the apostles Peter and Paul.
According to the epic of El Cid, the Castilian nobility led by El Cid and a dozen " oath-helpers " forced Alfonso to swear publicly in front of Santa Gadea ( Saint Agatha ) Church in Burgos on holy relics multiple times that he did not participate in the plot to kill his brother.
According to the Church Fathers, the Bishops of Asia Minor requested John, in his old age, to write a gospel in response to Cerinthus, the Ebionites and other Hebrew groups which they deemed heretical.
According to Church tradition, it was under Nero's persecution that Peter and Paul were each martyred in Rome.
According to the legend, King Abenner or Avenier in India persecuted the Christian Church in his realm, founded by the Apostle Thomas.
* According to the first theory the document was an effort to transform the existing missionary bishopric into a regular organization of the Catholic Church, that would cover all of Mieszko's state.
According to the San Francisco Chronicle, by 1989 Unification Church members preferred to be called " Unificationists " rather than " Moonies.
According to the 1999 edition of Religion and Politics In America Unification Church followers were known " universally " by the term.
According to the Latin Rite of the Catholic Church, the liturgical year begins at 4: 00 pm on the Saturday preceding the fourth Sunday prior to 25 December.
According to both rabbinic tradition and the tradition of the Orthodox Church, this is the same individual as the prophet.
According to Cornwell, " the text, together with the Anti-Modernist Oath, became the means by which the Holy See was to establish and sustain the new, unequal, and unprecedented power relationship that had arisen between the papacy and the Church.