Category Archives: The Afterlife

Crash Course Mormonism: Kingdoms of Glory

By Eric Johnson After a person dies and the millennium is complete, judgment will take place and humans will be assigned to one of three kingdoms of glory for eternity. Those kingdoms are the celestial, the terrestrial, and the telestial kingdoms. Telestial kingdom This is compared in D&C 76 to the glory is that of the lesser, even […]

Mormonism, the Afterlife, and Striving After Godhood

By Eric Johnson Article ID: JAF4401 This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 40, number 01 (2017). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ Most religions have clear teachings on what happens to a person after death. For example, […]

Did Jesus believe “families are forever”?

By Eric Johnson Note: The following was originally printed in the March/April 2019 edition of Mormonism Researched. To request a free subscription, please visit here. One of the key doctrinal issues that leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have emphasized throughout their religion’s history is the importance of the earthly family unit and the hope […]

ETERNAL PROGRESSION

The following are sections out of Bill McKeever’s book In their Own Words: A Collection of Mormon Quotations. The full book of 400 pages is available at Mormonism Research Ministry or Amazon.com. 2nd President Brigham Young “Brother Kimball sometimes brings up the figure of the potter putting fresh clay into the mill and grinding it to use in his […]

If Mormonism is true, heaven could be very disappointing

Note: The following was originally printed in the May/June 2018 edition of Mormonism Researched. To request a free subscription, please visit here. By Bill McKeever Ask just about any New Testament Christian what they look forward to after this brief life is over, and they will tell you of the anticipation of being in the presence of a personal […]

Chapter 10: Nurturing the Eternal Partnership of Marriage

During 2017, LDS members will be studying the latest manual published by their church, Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Gordon B. Hinckley. We will evaluate this book regularly, chapter by chapter, by showing interesting quotes and providing an Evangelical Christian take on this manual. The quotes from Hinckley are in bold, with my comments […]

The Family and Being Together Forever

By Bill McKeever and Eric Johnson The following is taken from chapter 22 of the 2013 book Answering Mormons’ Questions: Ready Responses for Inquiring Latter-day Saints, pages 184-185. To purchase this valuable resource, click here. Picture by Jeff Belmonte from Cuiabá, Brazil – Flickr. Some Mormons have created a stereotype about the Christian’s view of  heaven, assuming it means […]

Chapter 16: Marriage—An Eternal Partnership

During 2016, LDS members will be studying the latest manual published by their church, Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Howard W. Hunter We will evaluate this book regularly, chapter by chapter, by showing interesting quotes and providing an Evangelical Christian take on this manual. The text that is in boldfaced is from the manual, […]