Watch the video above and talk about it with a friend or mentor.

To help a former Mormon embrace a new relationship with God, it helps to understand how most Latter-day Saints are taught to think about salvation.

Key Points:

  • The Human Condition Is One with Potential.
  • The Ultimate Goal Is to Reach the Celestial Kingdom.
  • The Way to God Is Through Obedience.
  • There Are Heart Defaults in Mormonism.
  • Beware of Terminology Pitfalls.
  • There Are Confusing Elements in Salvation for Former Mormons.

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Talk About It
  1. Which LDS beliefs do you find most confusing?
  2. Have you ever read about Mormon beliefs directly from Mormon sources? What would be some pros and cons of doing that?
  3. In your mind, what are the most important differences between LDS beliefs and biblical beliefs about how to be right with God?
  4. When you first encountered Christianity, what beliefs seemed confusing or foreign to you? How long did it take to fully adopt your new belief system?
  5. Have you encountered the terminology differences between Mormonism and biblical Christianity? Explain.
  6. What do you think might be some of the biblical doctrines that former Mormons might have the most trouble embracing, and why?
  7. Write a personal action step based on this conversation.