11 Common Questions Mormons Get Asked (and The Answers)

Do you ever feel unprepared when people ask you questions about the Church? Here are some suggestions for how you might answer a few frequently asked questions.

Why do you have other scriptures? Isn’t the Bible enough?

The Bible gives us much, and other scriptures give us even more. God has revealed His word in the Bible. We believe He has also revealed His word in other scriptures. This doesn’t mean we think any less of the Bible, though. In fact, the other scriptures help us know that the Bible is true by giving us additional witnesses of it. All scriptures are proof that Heavenly Father loves His children and gives them what they need to follow His plan. Additional scriptures help clarify some things that otherwise might be misunderstood or misinterpreted.

Mormon men have lots of wives, right?

No. In the 19th century, some men in the Church had more than one wife because God told the Prophet Joseph Smith to introduce this practice.

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