Category Archives: Restoration

Becoming Mormon: My Search for Happiness

By Blog Contributor, Tonya Hartsog When my Mom was almost 5 months pregnant with me she suffered a heart attack that the doctors had mistakenly diagnosed as a new type of influenza. She was left untreated and at one point her legs were so filled with fluid, it would seep from her legs as she…

5 Reasons Why I Believe

By Alison Satterwhite Although most people ask the question, “What do Mormon’s believe?”, often what they really want to know is “Why?” Aside from receiving a personal confirmation of the doctrine, I realized that these questions work together harmoniously to solidify the answers in my heart.  In other words, the reason ‘why’ I believe is…

Premortal Life

Amazing testimony from Renowned Scientist on the Premortal Existence, http://www.lds.org “Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations.” ~The Lord, speaking to Jeremiah “Now the Lord had shown unto me, Abraham, the  intelligences that were organized…

Linking Generations: Baptisms for the Dead

The Kirtland Temple “In the great vision in the Kirtland Temple, Elijah the prophet appeared to the Prophet Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery and committed the keys of temple work and the sealing power into Joseph Smith’s hands. This fulfilled Malachi’s prophecy that Elijah would be sent ‘to turn the hearts of the fathers to…

Why a Restoration of the Gospel was Necessary

Apostasy & Restoration By Dallin H. Oaks, a living apostle The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has many beliefs in common with other Christian churches. But we have differences, and those differences explain why we send missionaries to other Christians, why we build temples in addition to churches, and why our beliefs bring us such…