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    Agency is the ability each person has to choose right or wrong—or, put another way, the ability to either follow God or not. Being able to direct our own lives and make our own choices is one of the greatest gifts God has given us.
    Baptism for the Dead | Now You Know
    You may have wondered about the Mormon practice called baptism for the dead. What is it? Why does it matter? Let’s talk about it.
    Degrees of Glory
    Do Mormons believe in heaven and hell? The short answer is yes. Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints base their understanding of heaven and hell on teachings from the Bible as well as ancient and modern prophets of God.
    What God teaches is called doctrine. God supplies doctrine for His children by way of commandments and instructions that will bless them and bring them happiness. Just as He did in Old Testament times, God continues to reveal doctrine through prophet
    Final Judgment
    All people will stand before God at the end of their mortal life to be judged for their actions. This judgment will come only after they have a complete understanding of God’s plan and have had an opportunity to repent of their sins.
    God Loves His Children
    God loves His children, and that includes every person ever born. Each of us lived in the premortal world as a spirit before being born and gaining a physical body.
    God the Father, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Ghost form a group known as the Godhead. Each member is a different, individual being, yet all three are united in thought, desire, knowledge, power, and purpose.
    Joseph Smith
    Joseph Smith was the first prophet and President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. As a young teenager, he was visited by God and Jesus Christ.
    Justice and Mercy
    Is God a God of justice or a God of mercy? Is it possible for Him to be both? Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, believe God is both perfectly just and perfectly merciful.
    Missionaries of Jesus Christ
    Mormon missionaries—properly referred to as missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints—are representatives of Jesus Christ who share His gospel with the world.
    Mormon Prophets | Now You Know
    You have heard of prophets in the Bible, and you may have heard of modern-day prophets too. Who are they? What is their purpose? Let’s talk about it.
    Salvation and Exaltation
    God’s work and glory is to bring about immortality and eternal life for all His children. We can permanently overcome both physical and spiritual death to live with Him and His Son, Jesus Christ, again.
    Seer Stone
    God often uses ordinary objects to accomplish extraordinary tasks, even miracles! The power of God was similarly demonstrated with Joseph Smith, who used “seer stones”—stones believed to transmit revelation, to translate the Book of Mormon
    The Articles of Faith
    The Articles of Faith describe the basic beliefs of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Where did they come from and what are they?
    The Book of Abraham | Now You Know
    An audio narration that briefly describes the history of the Book of Abraham and how it came to be in the Pearl of Great Price.
    The Gold Plates
    An audio narration that briefly describes the gold plates and the sacred ancient record that was translated into what is now known as the Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ.
    The Holy Bible: A Witness of Jesus Christ
    Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints believe in and study the Holy Bible as the word of God because it teaches about Jesus Christ and testifies of His divine role as the Son of God and Savior of the world.
    The Restoration | Now You Know
    You may be familiar with “The Reformation” as a period of great change within Christianity, “The Restoration” is something else entirely. It refers to the full modern-day return of the ancient Church of Jesus Christ.
    What is The Book of Mormon
    The Book of Mormon teaches about God and Jesus Christ. It was written in an ancient language on gold plates by prophets in ancient America. Later, Joseph Smith translated the Book of Mormon into English through the gift and power of God.
    Where Did We Come From?
    Before birth, all people lived with God as spirits. We can’t remember that because this life is a time for testing our faith in God and our desire to live His commandments. And our choices here will determine if we live with God again.
    Witnesses of the Book of Mormon Gold Plates | Now You Know
    An audio narration that briefly describes the testimonies of those who saw and handled the gold plates. Their testimonies are found in the beginning pages of the Book of Mormon.