Mormon leader defends church teachings

By on January 11, 2020

first_img“I would think that every Christian would welcome this second witness of the reality of Jesus Christ. Strangely, they do not,” Hinckley said at the meeting, which ended last Sunday. SALT LAKE CITY – The president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints defended Mormon teachings during a two-day biannual conference for the denomination. Gordon B. Hinckley said that the church’s central text, the Book of Mormon, is a valid account of Christ’s dealings with ancient Americans. Mormons believe church founder Joseph Smith translated the text from a set of gold plates delivered to him by an angel. Smith said the plates told the history of ancient ancestors of American Indians who migrated to the New World from Israel and were visited by Jesus. last_img read more

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