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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- Day Saints

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- Day Saints: Mormon Lifestyle
Amanda Laney
Sept. 8th, 2016
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- Day Saints: Mormon Lifestyle The Mormon faith has been around since the 1800s starting in New York. The Mormon lifestyle is similar to ours but can differ in many ways from history, beliefs, marriage, diets, and branches of the religion and even care plans. Most people believe that the Mormons follow their founder Joseph Smith, but that is untrue.
The Mormon faith was founded by a man named Joseph Smith. He was born in Vermont on December 23rd, 1805. He was the fourth child of Lucy and Joseph Smith. He and his family moved to New York during a time when no one knew which religion to choose; even his family was struggling to find a religion. When Joseph turned fourteen years of age it was time for him to pick a religion and be baptized. Struggling to find the right faith, Joseph turned to his bible for answer. He read a verse in the bible and it said, “If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and unbraideth not; and it shall be given him.” (Bible, Book of James chapter one verse five.) After reading this Joseph decided to go to the woods near his home and pray to God for answers of which faith to choose. This is when Joseph said he had a revelation from God and was told that all the faiths were wrong and…
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