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    Are Mormons Christians?

    Hat tip to D for bringing it up...

    Swedish theologian Krister Stendahl, Lutheran Bishop of Stockholm and the former dean of Harvard Divinity School, offers three rules of engagement when trying to understand faiths other than your own. Space in this column allows reference to only the first: When trying to understand a religion, first ask its adherents.

    The question, “Are Mormons Christian?” is a good starting point for this discussion. When some conservative Protestants say Mormons aren’t Christian, it is deeply offensive to Latter-day Saints. Yet when Latter-day Saints assert their Christianity, some of those same Christians bitterly resent it. Why? Because both sides are using the same terms to describe different things.

    http://onfaith.washingtonpost.com/on...hristians.html

    Keep in mind the author's byline - director of media relations for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints since 1997

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    I'll check this out. Thanks.

    Space in this column allows reference to only the first: When trying to understand a religion, first ask its adherents.
    Oh, if only people would follow that advice. It always annoys me when would be critics of the bible, for example, couldn't be bothered to make an effort to understand what they're reading.
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    Agreed, and it takes an extra degree of effort to learn about a religion which one is already set against.

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    the only thing I ca say is the Mormon Religion violates scripture especially this admonition from Paul.

    Galatians 1:8
    But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed.

    now considering that Joseph smith got his infromation from an angel called Moroni, I can only believe that the Mormon religion contradicts scripture.
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    Christians have core beliefs. Jesus died for our sins, and in order to be saved you must repent ect.
    Methodist, Baptist, Pentecostal, ect all believe the same core beliefs. You know some people in Scientology call themselves Christians. Even Wicca some call themselves Christians and I will say for sure you can't serve two Masters. They say that not all Mormons are the same and that some do believe the same as we do.
    I am going to let God decide the hearts of these men and women.

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    Even some atheists call themselves Christians.
    Whoever criticizes capitalism, while approving immigration, whose working class is its first victim, had better shut up. Whoever criticizes immigration, while remaining silent about capitalism, should do the same.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Mister D View Post
    Even some atheists call themselves Christians.
    Actually you are right especially if they are caught doing something wrong. People will say they are religious but what religion? Religious can be many things even witchcraft.

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    You know Rassales? I pressed him on it and he appears to me to be one of those people who calls himself a Christian by virtue of the fact that he tries to follow ethical teachings of Jesus Christ. I don't think he believes in God. He didn't come out and say it but he kept avoiding a direct answer so what was I to conclude?
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    We had another member here way back who had the same mindset.
    Whoever criticizes capitalism, while approving immigration, whose working class is its first victim, had better shut up. Whoever criticizes immigration, while remaining silent about capitalism, should do the same.


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    I believe the bible is clear about this,

    there are many who will say on the last day, Lord I cast out devils in your name and jesus will say " I never knew you"

    you can claim anthing you wish but unless you believe that Jesus is the Son of God and ask him into your heart He doesn't know you.
    The eastern world, it is exploding, violence flaring bullets loading. you are old enough to kill , but not for voting, this whole crazy world is just to frustrating, and you tell me over and over and over again my friend, you don't believe we are on the EVE of DESTRUCTION.


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