Mormon beliefs on dating
I’ve read “The Rules” (both the original and updated) a few times. I’ve broken every single one of The Rules at times. The women feel like they have no choice but to be proactive, invite the guys over, flaunt what they got, and make sure they are noticed and remembered.
And then there are the Southern women who just call it common sense. In my mid-singles ward there is a consistent 3:1 ratio. Three beautiful and talented women for every single man. Plain and simple, it can feel like a competition to get the attention of the good guys and get a date.
Just two weeks ago I discovered that an old friend is in my ward.
We go to different Sunday School classes and Relief Societies, and somehow, have been in the same ward for over a year, and had no idea.
And I can’t help but wonder, if Mormon girls in singles wards changed their approach, and followed The Rules, would there be more dating and relationships?
All of this goes against the teachings of The Rules.
That being said, there are some facets of the religion that you should be aware of that will influence how she approaches both you and the relationship.
Son for all eternity, with the same divine nature as the Father (see note on John ; cf. Moreover, he is eternal deity (John 1:1; ) and is immutable (Heb. Belief in Christ is necessary only to obtain passage to the highest, celestial kingdom—for which not only faith but participation in Mormon temple rituals and obedience to its “laws of the gospel” are also prerequisites. See also the post on the beliefs of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
Mormons believe that God gives to (virtually) everyone a general salvation to immortal life in one of the heavenly kingdoms, which is how they understand salvation by grace.
The following is a brief overview of the beliefs of Mormonism (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints) believe, along with what the Bible really teaches, printed among the many articles and resources in the back of the If the Mormon Church were truly a “restored church,” however, one would expect to find first-century historical evidence for Mormon doctrines like the plurality of gods and God the Father having once been a man. Besides, the Bible disallows a However, based on the Bible, God is not and has never been a man (Num.
He is a spirit (John ), and a spirit does not have flesh and bones (Luke ).