Digital Guide: Are Mormons Christian?
God’s Holy Temple
Comparing the Differences Between Mormonism & Biblical Christianity
God's Holy Temple
What does Christianity teach about God's holy temple?
The Bible teaches that through the Holy Spirit, God dwells in all believers. Therefore, all believers are God’s Holy Temple.
Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own;
1 Corinthians 6:19
What does Mormonism teach about God's holy temple?
The LDS church teaches that worthy Mormons perform ordinances required for their eternal life in buildings dedicated to God as his Holy Temples. Only the worthy may come to the temples.
Comparing the Differences: LDS Temples vs. Biblical Temples
LDS temples are considerably different from biblical temples. These differences are rooted in knowing who God is and what he has done.
All believers are God’s Holy Temple as the Holy Spirit dwells in the hearts all believers.
God’s Holy Temples are buildings where worthy Mormons perform ordinances required for their eternal life.