The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints Essay

783 Words Nov 7th, 2015 4 Pages
Christianity has a global structure and has influnced and spawned many different yet similar religions. One of those religions is Mormonism or more formally called The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints. Christianity is one of the oldest and most praticed religions in the world today and when compared, Mormonism is a new born infant. Although Mormonism is growing at a expoential rate and is the fourth largest religion in the Untied States with over fifteen million members, according to the church. With so many viewpoints between the two do they compare and contrast within thier core belief systems?

The central ideology of traditional Christianity is that there is only one God (Isaiah 43:11,44:6) and that God has always been (Psalm 90:2), that he is a spirit and without flesh (John 4:24). The Trinity is the Creed of Christianity, that God is the only God, but he exists in three everlasting forms or beings. The Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. The father is God. The Son is Jesus Christ and he is God in the Flesh. He was born of the virgin Mary through immaculate conception. It is Jesus Christ, his crucifixion, resurrection and finally his ascension into heaven that is the verification of God 's love and his forgiveness for all…

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