The Cross – The Symbol of Christianity but Not of Mormonism

The Cross – The Symbol of Christianity but Not of Mormonism

Have you ever wondered why Mormon Churches do not display the Cross on their buildings? Learn why an active member of the Mormon Church would never own, display or wear a Cross.

The Apostle Paul proclaimed in Galatians 6:4: “But may it never be that I would boast, except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.” Yet, the Mormon Church has often mocked the “so-called Christian Cross” as being pagan in nature. An active member of the Mormon Church would never own, display or wear a Cross. This program focuses on the Mormon teaching that the Cross of Christ is an embarrassment and should not be used in worship, and we will discuss why Mormons are actually uncomfortable, even threatened by the Cross of Christ.

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PROGRAM REFERENCE LINKS:
Article, “Where Did the Atonement Take Place?”
http://www.4mormon.org/where-did-the-atonement-take-place/
Article, “Why did Jesus Shed His Blood?
http://jesus-is-lord.com/blood.htm
David O’McKay, No Cross Policy:
http://blog.mrm.org/2009/05/no-cross-protocol/
YouTube, “Have You Experienced Jesus”, Episode 22 Mormons and Christians sharing: Why the cross is important or not in their faith?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1SwOZi2lGg

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OFFICIAL LINKS TO MORMON WEBSITES
https://www.lds.org/topics/cross?lang=eng
https://www.lds.org/ensign/2005/04/the-symbol-of-our-faith?lang=eng&_r=1
https://www.lds.org/topics/christians?lang=eng
https://www.lds.org/ensign/1988/02/carry-your-cross?lang=eng

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Author: Lee Baker

As a former Mormon Bishop and member of the Church for over 32 years, my wife Kathy and I have spent many years in various Leadership positions of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, documenting, verifying and studying, specifically, the original teachings of the Church. I have found many of the most fundamental of these teachings to be completely out of harmony with the Lord’s teachings in the Bible.