Jesus Christ Named His Church
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“Jesus Christ Named His Church,” Friend, October 2021

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Jesus Christ Named His Church

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Jesus Christ told Joseph Smith what to name the Church. He said it would be called “The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.”

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The words Jesus Christ are the most important part of the Church’s name. Since it is Jesus Christ’s Church, it is named after Him.

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Latter-day Saints means the members of the Church today.

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Prophets and apostles have taught that using the correct name of the Church is important. It helps others know we believe in Jesus Christ.

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When others ask me what I believe, I can say, “I believe in Jesus Christ. I belong to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.”

Illustrations by Apryl Stott