Both volumes of scripture are a compilation of teachings as recorded by ancient prophets. While the Bible details events in the eastern hemisphere, the Book of Mormon documents the lives of the inhabitants of the ancient Americas. The book was written by many ancient prophets by the spirit of prophecy and revelation. It puts forth the doctrines of the gospel, outlines the plan of salvation, and tells men what they must do to gain peace in this life and eternal salvation in the life to come.
It's time for Mormons to accept gay marriage
Of Mormons and (Gay) Marriage – Mother Jones
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Mormon leader reaffirms religion's opposition to gay marriage
The round-the-clock media circus that surrounds Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow has pushed spirituality in professional sports into the spotlight. Tebow's on-the-field prayer and good-natured embracing of the "Tebowing" phenomena have been highlighted by every sports publication in the country at this point. Tebow might be the most high profile religious athlete in he world at the moment, but he's certainly not the only athlete with an outspoken enthusiasm for his faith. There have been a number of professional athletes and coaches, past and present, who didn't shy away from the subject of spirituality. Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers and wife Tiffany, his junior high school sweetheart, are very active in the Catholic church.
In accordance with a revelation to Joseph Smith , the practice of plural marriage—the marriage of one man to two or more women—was instituted among members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the early s. Thereafter, for more than half a century, plural marriage was practiced by some Latter-day Saints. Only the Church President held the keys authorizing the performance of new plural marriages.