Religious Experience

Religious experience for members of the LDS includes an important component of individual spiritual connection with and witness from God. Life is led as a quest for perfection (though unattainable as mortals) and a continued progression after life to become as God, and thus achieve eternal life. Members aim to cultivate an interpersonal relationship with God. This unfolds in everyday life; there is no fundamental difference between the temporal and spiritual for Mormons. They base their attitudes and behaviour on LDS doctrine. Action is emphasised as much as, or more than, contemplation. Knowledge results from study, thought and beliefs that are acted upon. Experience confirms the truthfulness of belief. Religious experience comes from doing good works, such as charity, both in service to the Church and to humanity in general.

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