wagman – People have been trying to find evidence or proof that God doesn’t exist for thousands of years, so lots of luck to you too.
Just because you can’t see the wind, doesn’t mean you can’t feel it, doesn’t mean its not there.
 August 28, 2014 at 2:21am
zapparules – People like you that claim religion and God is a crutch make me laugh. What is so wrong with a crutch? They make a physically hurt person move with greater ease. Does the fact that a person uses a crutch make that person a weak person? or a smart one? Let’s pretend you’re someone that needs a crutch because you broke one of your legs, but refuses to use one because you can’t see how it could possibly help you. But another with the same problem sees nothing wrong with a crutch, and uses it. Who is going to get further? And besides, he is happy with his crutch, you are happy without a crutch although it does simply make life more difficult. Even if you are a great hopper, you can only last so long before your good leg gives out why the heck would you mock someone like yourself in need of physical (spiritual) support when he is so happy with his crutch?
August 7, 2014 at 3:18am
There are 3 BYU universities. In Utah, Idaho, Hawaii. And not not all mormons send their children to the 1 college. Plenty go to colleges with no church affiliation.
I believe there is also a college in Virginia not affiliated with BYU.
clodius, that is correct. There is a school in VA that holds LDS principles, although not officially affiliated with the LDS church. One small correction though, BYU-Idaho and BYU-Hawaii are separate institutions. They do carry the name of Brigham Young, but are not satellite campuses. In fact, BYU-Idaho's president is Kim Clark, former dean of Harvard Business School. He does not answer to Provo.
July 15, 2014 at 4:00am
JRook before people can take you seriously you need to not call Joseph Smith John Smith. I think you are confusing him with the man from Pocahontas… Jesus Christ is the cornerstone of Christianity, not the belief in the trinity. Even I as a Mormon, who you claim to not be christian, knows that. The doctrine of trinity was deemed “christian” in the nicene creed by the way, a few hundred years after the death of Christ.
 July 15, 2014 at 3:51am
LCDR I sense a lot of aggression and hate in your response. I’m sorry, if talking about the LDS church’s doctrine brings you so much anger. And.. rx4nv responded to you sufficiently
 July 14, 2014 at 2:53am
@searching for the Truth. Loved the comment! @VastlyEducated on the other hand.. Well your name is a little misleading isn’t it?
July 14, 2014 at 2:43am
hahahah @louie louie that Saul, not Paul comment was awesome
 July 14, 2014 at 2:36am
Please enlighten us on how Mormons don’t understand that only Jesus Christ can save.. I’m also confused on what you think the LDS church is “founded upon..” The LDS church is built on the Rock, even Jesus Christ.
And by the way Deuteronomy doesn’t outright say that Joseph Smith is a false prophet. So you using those verses (like a lot of people do), don’t prove anything. Anyone called “Prophet” doesn’t automatically make them a false prophet, only those that lead people to worship other gods. Joseph Smith doesn’t fit under how Deuteronomy defines a false prophet. He wasn’t leading anyone away from the one true God, but the church that Joseph Smith restored invites others to come to God through Christ.
 July 14, 2014 at 2:25am
@Ellena2010. “Evil is the total absence of God and His Goodness. It’s like dark being the absence of light. It’s like cold being the absence of heat.”
I think you were trying to back up @tketterer but instead you proved his claim of the Book of Mormon being evil to be way faulty. You just saved me a lot of time. (Because if you didn’t know) the Book of Mormon references Christ 3,925 times or 1.7 times per verse. Clearly the Book of Mormon isn’t evil according to your definition. I think we all know what Christ said to those that claimed he cast out Satan by the power of Beelzebub.. Matt 12: 25-26. Claiming the Book of Mormon is the antithesis of Christ is the same concept.
 July 14, 2014 at 2:16am
And to respond to @DeanDandylion and his claim that the Mormons’ say that the Book of Mormon contains the fullness of the Gospel, it isn’t saying that the book contains every teaching possible of the church. It is referring to the fulness of the Gospel such as faith, repentance, baptism, gift of the holy ghost. Those are fully taught in the Book of Mormon. You misunderstood the claim. Mormons don’t pretend or claim that the Book of Mormon contains all of the church’s teachings either. It does however claim that the Book of Mormon contains the fulness of the Gospel, that is, as I explained above, faith, repentance, baptism, gift of the holy ghost.
 July 14, 2014 at 2:15am
I generally don’t just give scripture verses.. but in your case @FedupwithDems i’ll save you some time and give you verses outright to your questions. Please actually look up the verses and read them for yourself. The KJV would do just great. 1. Corinthians 15: 41-49 Celestial – sun, terrestrial – moon, telestial – stars. 2. Corinthians 12:2 – Different degrees of heaven. 3. 1 Corinthians 12:28 prophets and apostles apart of God’s church. 4. Ephesians 3:5 Still prophets and apostles on the earth AFTER Christ already died on the cross. Ephesians 4:11 Christ gave prophets.
March 7, 2014 at 1:26pm
I don’t know how some people arrived to the conclusion that the mom is a drug addict or anything like that. To me she just looks like a tired, distraught, under-slept woman that didn’t put on any makeup that morning.
Remember how they made fun of George W for saying "nu-cu-ler" instead of "nu-cle-ar." I don't think most Dems could even spell it one way or the other. Actually, both pronunciations are correct.
March 2, 2014 at 5:13pm
How many catholics or other christians can say that they know all the doctrine of their church? From my experience very few can. Most faithful mormons can teach the basic doctrine of their church. A LOT DEFINITELY do not understand “deep doctrines” as they are called. But the thing about the “deep doctrine” is that most of it ISN’T official doctrine of the church, so there are a lot of misconceptions amongst mormons themselves. I am a member of the Mormon faith and as such, I have to say that a lot of Mormons are way too willing to throw out “doctrine” at anything that moves when it is NOT doctrine, and they have just been taught that it is. They think they are spreading the faith, but instead they are just spreading confusion, and misconception. I understand their good intentions, but at times I want to tell them to stop. If they really want to spread the beautiful message of our church they will talk about Christ’s sufferings on the Cross, and God’s love through the restoration of His church on the earth today by modern prophets.
February 12, 2014 at 2:05pm
Sorry @Harry Potter If you believed in God you would know that even if people got “married” before religion what God defines as marriage trumps all human law, for God’s laws are eternal unchanging laws. Your argument doesn’t hold any water. To me God trumps all, and its him that defines marriage. Even if you don’t agree with me of the existence of God you have to be understanding of my beliefs and tolerate them.
 January 27, 2014 at 3:58pm
I can understand why someone could maybe see christian implications throughout Frozen, but I think that is a false hope by those that hope Hollywood is on the side of Christians. Yes 2014 is considered the year of the Bible, but who says the films are meant to further anyones faith. Hollywood is just discovering that religion sells and they are using it for their gains. Being christian I would hope that were the case, but instead I think Frozen has nothing to do with christianity and everything to do with coming out of the closet. The ‘self discovery’ of ones true potential and the liberating feelings of admitting it to the world. The climax of this ‘coming out’ is in the song “Let It Go”. She is finally accepting herself for who she is and she would rather live in isolation and be herself rather than live in a society where she has to “conceal don’t feel”. Now she is in power instead of being oppressed. This is just me hypothesizing, and you can agree with me or not but the first time I watched Frozen those are the vibes that I got, and i think the likelihood of my hypothesis is much greater than the likelihood of this article being true.
I wouldn't trust Hollywood to portray Christians or Christ properly. Mel Gibson came the closest, but he also added things that didn't happen. I think I'll just stick with the Bible, God's word, and let Him tell me about His son.
January 10, 2014 at 4:57pm
You live off of the straw man fallacy. Any literary work would not consider you credible.
You will never address things that people say. Instead, you go back to your same comebacks you use for everything. You don’t care for conversing or learning. You only want to tell people they are wrong to boost your pride.
Also, you need to understand what constitutes doctrine and beliefs, because you clearly think they are the same, which they are not. There is no doctrine on whether Jesus was “the result of a sexual union between father god and his wife” as you say. We simply don’t know how it works, there is no doctrine on the matter. Just like we don’t know exactly how any of the miracles in the OT or NT came to pass. They are called miracles for a reason.
You want me to decide whether I am ignorant or deceived, but you want me to base what I decide off of your definition of Jesus. So basically it is pointless for me to do so.
January 10, 2014 at 4:41pm
I find it very funny that you use those youtube videos as a reliable source to voice your opinion. All your credibility is gone with the use of a YouTube video.
January 10, 2014 at 2:22pm
If you took the Bible and compared it to the original version you read now days you would see….. Oh wait. There is no original copy of the Bible. There is no written testimony from anyone that they actually saw the prophets themselves write what we have now contained in the Bible. There is a little thing called FAITH that is necessary to any religion seeking Christ. I don’t need to see an original copy of the Bible to believe it is the word of God, as do I not need to see the gold plates to believe in the Book of Mormon. You ask for all kinds of physical proof for the Book of Mormon when you can not come close to finding that same requested ‘proof’ for the Bible. And yet you believe in the Bible… Because of your FAITH! That is a beautiful thing no? If proof was absolutely necessary then no Christianity would exist.. but it does. BECAUSE PEOPLE HAVE HOPE AND FAITH.
January 10, 2014 at 2:15pm
Thank you for being so level headed in your comments. You truly understand what it means to strive to be a good Christian and faithful latter-day saint.
Mormonism is what you and I have in common, believing in Christ and striving to be good individuals is what we all have in common here on this feed. OR at least that is what I would hope.. Sadly many here have defined US as the enemies it appears. Aren’t we all brothers and sisters in Christ? Don’t family members love and support each other? Maybe as a believer in Christ that is just one of unrealizable hopes.
Somehow these other Christians that should be our friends have defined us as the enemy. Is Satan not the father of all contention? I’m not saying that they are followers of Satan at all, just that they are deceived in thinking that it is justifiable for them to hate us. God would never be ok with such slander. Should these brothers and sisters not be more concerned with their standings with God? And overcoming Satan’s temptations?
Satan is very real and convincing. Let’s all please remember that what constitutes a Christian is a belief in Christ as our Savior and redeemer. We are all on the same side, fighting for righteousness in Christ’s name. We are not enemies. Yes, on certain points of doctrine we do not agree, but we can not condemn each other to a certain fate because of what we honestly believe in.