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Articles About Plan of Salvation

Families Can Be Forever

Among the most wonderful of all God’s promises is the promise that families can be forever. This means that even after we die we can have the opportunity to continue as a family unit. This provides us hope and comfort when family members pass from this mortal life into the next. We have the opportunity […]

Surviving Hard Times

Throughout time, people from every walk in life have learned that surviving hard times is difficult. The wicked mocked Noah for many years while he was building the ark before he saw the fulfillment of his faith. Job had everything taken from him and had to suffer a long time before he recovered and had […]

Fire and Brimstone

The traditional portrait of Hell is not complete without liberal helpings of fire and brimstone. The scriptures use different words to describe the placement for the wicked, often using metaphors about fire. Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, however, believe that these descriptions, including those using fire and brimstone, are simply […]

Eternal Life

And, if you keep my commandments and endure to the end you shall have eternal life, which gift is the greatest of all the gifts of God. (Doctrine and Covenants 14:7) Eternal life is defined as living forever in the presence of God. It is the ultimate reward for the faithful and the goal for […]

Life after Death

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints believe that when people die, they do not cease to exist, but they move on to an eternal reward—life after death. “But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God […]

The Choices of Adam and Eve

The choices of Adam and Eve affected not only themselves, but all of their posterity. When Adam and Eve were placed in the Garden of Eden, the Lord gave them instruction and commandments. One of the first commandments they received pertained to fruit they should not eat. And the Lord God commanded the man, saying, […]

Wages of Sin

What are the wages of sin? If we understood what happens when we sin, we would be more careful. The apostle Paul said, “The wages of sin is death” (Romans 6:23). Paul was contrasting actions that lend to eternal life with actions that bring spiritual and sometimes physical death. His phrase, the wages of sin, […]