Lists the common aspects of a Mormon testimony and gives suggestions for your own testimony.
Explains the LDS definition of salvation and encourages speaking instead of “living eternally with Heavenly Father.”
Suggests counteracting Mormonism’s “do” with the “done” not only of Jesus’ death but also of his perfect life for us.
We like this for a few reasons. 1) Mormonism says our purpose for being on earth is to be tested; 2) it emphasizes that Jesus kept the law for us; and 3) it deals with a topic most Mormons are totally unaware of.
Addresses Mormonism’s emphasis on perfection and how to use Matthew 5:48 and Hebrews 10:14 to talk to them about sin and salvation.
This quotes a couple of LDS sources to show what it teaches about eternal life and then gives the biblical basis for saying eternal life is a gift and a present possession of believers.
A good way to proclaim justification to Mormons because it is an unknown parable to most of them.
Contrasts the uneasiness Mormons experience about Judgment Day with the confidence we can have.
Explains how this parable doesn’t teach that God forgiving us rests on our being forgiving but that our being forgiving results from God forgiving us.
Sometimes Mormons ask Christians to read this chapter from the Book of Mormon. This shows how you can focus on the topic of eternal life.
Lists three reasons why this passage might not be effective to use.
Gives a thorough explanation of this chapter which is a favorite of many Mormons.
A story Mormons like to use to say that works are important in addition to faith. This article shows, however, that it is not a both and situation but is either or. It is either by faith or by works.
Many Christians have found this story effective in illustrating the difference in being motivated by fear or love.
Explains how to use Deuteronomy 13:1-3 to move the discussion off a prophet’s character and history to his teachings.
Warns about making this a topic of discussion and offers a simple illustration to blunt their claim of a corrupted Bible.
Discourages you from bringing this topic up. But if it does arise, emphasize not so much God’s nature but how much greater God is than us and the comfort this gives you.
Uses quotes from LDS leaders to emphasize that this verse does definitely teach that people must work to be saved.
This is the title of an article that Mormons sometimes give Christians. Not only is a copy of this article provided but also a commentary explaining how it portrays classic Mormonism.
This is the title of a talk given by a LDS apostle. Not only is a copy of his talk provided but also a commentary explaining how it portrays classic Mormonism.
Spells out a way to counter the popular Mormon illustration that God gave us piano lessons.
Mormons often refer to this passage when talking about baptizing for the dead. This brief article shows how you can neutralize their use of it.
Mormons refer to this when explaining their belief that people can be converted after death. This brief article lays out the correct biblical interpretation.
Mormons sometimes quote when discussing perfection. It shows how even its context in the Book of Mormon nullifies their point.
Almost everybody who has spent any time at all talking with Mormons have been told this. Most find it extremely frustrating but are also in a quandary wondering how to respond.
A LDS doctrine which greatly puzzles Christians is the idea that good resulted from Adam’s Fall.