Similarities Between Christianity And Mormonism

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Christianity is the most popular religion in America, and shortly after that is Mormonism. These two religions are both grounded in knowing who Jesus is, and the basic fundamentals of the Bible. Although both of these religions claim to be Christians or a form of Christian, Mormons definitely have their own take on how things happened and what they think to be true. I grew up learning a tremendous amount about both of these. I am a grounded Christian believer, with a very broadened knowledge on Mormonism. I have decided to Compare these two religions in order to see the similarities and differences they both hold to be true.
The Mormon culture believes their faith and religion was founded by a man named Joseph Smith, who at the age of fourteen,
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Something similar between the two is that they both claim to believe the Holy Bible. For instance, Christians have nothing else to base their religion on but the Bible itself. Mormons claim to believe the whole Bible as well, but also have The Book of Mormon, which is primarily what they are structured on. Both religions claim to believe that Christ came to earth, died, and resurrected on the third day.
One extensive difference between the two is that Mormons believe that your life here on earth is a constant act of good works until Christ returns. They believe that based on how much you do here, whether it is tithing, being baptized into the church, or even just being a
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Christians believe that the trinity is three persons in one. Mormons on the other hand, do not believe in the trinity and claim that there is the Heavenly Father (God) the Son (Jesus) and the Holy Spirt. They usually refer to this as the Godhead. This causes quite a bit of diversity through the two religions. To the Christians, the trinity is a major part in who they see as God. As a Christian, I have learned that the Trinity takes more faith than thought. It is confusing to wrap my head around the fact that they are three different people, in one body. This is where the Mormons claim that each are separate beings with separate duties. A couple other contrast is that Mormons believe each child should be baptized at eight years old, where as Christians trust that should be done when one has truly accepted Christ as his/her savior and is ready to take the next step in their faith, as being baptized is a

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