Abrahamic / Middle Eastern Christianity Quick Primer on LDS (Mormon) Church Doctrine This List of Resources Can Serve as an Introduction to Mormon Beliefs Share Flipboard Email Print DVD cover art for Introduction to the Church videos. Photo courtesy of © 2013 by Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. Christianity Latter Day Saints Beliefs and Teachings Scriptures Christianity Origins The Bible The New Testament The Old Testament Practical Tools for Christians Christian Life For Teens Christian Prayers Weddings Inspirational Bible Devotions Denominations of Christianity Funerals and Memorial Services Christian Holidays Christian Entertainment Key Terms in Christianity Catholicism View More By Rachel Bruner LDS Expert A.S., Computer Information Technology, LDS Business College Rachel Bruner is a writer, energy healer and active member of the Church of Latter-Day Saints. our editorial process Rachel Bruner Updated April 28, 2019 In The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints there are a lot of unique doctrines about what we believe. This list will help you more fully understand some of the basic LDS Church doctrine. The bulleted articles will help you explore the topic in more depth. LDS Church Doctrine 1. God the Father In the LDS Church we believe that God is our Eternal Heavenly Father. Learn eight basic beliefs about God in this detailed article. Know and Understand Your Heavenly FatherMore About Your Heavenly Father and Your Heavenly Home 2. Faith in Jesus Christ One of the most basic gospel doctrines in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is faith in Jesus Christ. Find out what it means to have faith in Christ. How Does the Bible Define Faith?How to Build, Increase and Exercise Your Personal Faith 3. Repentance is a basic LDS Doctrine because it takes action and faith to repent of one's sins. Read about repentance and then see the follow up article with the steps of repentance. 4. Baptism An important LDS Church doctrine is our belief in baptism, who should be baptized and how. Study about baptism in this article, as well as our doctrine on baptism for the dead. Being Baptized is a Physical Witness of Making Certain PromisesHow Baptism is Conducted in the LDS (Mormon) Church 5. Holy Ghost As members of the LDS Church we believe in the Holy Ghost. Learn all about the gospel doctrine of the Holy Ghost. The Holy Ghost is the Third Separate Entity in the GodheadHow Do You Feel the Holy Ghost? 6. After the basic characteristics of the Holy Ghost comes the Gift of the Holy Ghost. This article explains how one receives this powerful gift in the LDS Church. 7. How to Pray Prayer is an important gospel doctrine in the LDS Church because it's how we communicate with God. Learn how to pray with this basic LDS Church doctrine. Prayer is a Commandment as Well as a Blessing!Example of Prayer in Action 8. Restoration of Christ's Church As a doctrine in the LDS Church, we believe in the restoration (return of) the Church of Jesus Christ. This article summarizes the fall of Christ's original church and later restoration in these modern days. The Church of Jesus Christ: Early DaysThe Church of Jesus Christ: Latter Days 9. The Book of Mormon The historical record of The Book of Mormon is Another Testament of Jesus Christ, because Christ himself visited the people on the American continent. Learn about this amazing record of the LDS Church, including how you can receive a free copy of The Book of Mormon or read it online. Scriptures Are Our Textbooks for Life 10. Organization of the LDS Church This article details the organizational structure of the LDS Church and how it is the same as the Church Christ organized during His life. Also find out about living prophets, apostles and other LDS Church leaders. How to Use the Terms Mormon and LDS CorrectlyHow to Use Appropriate Titles for Members and Leaders in the LDS Church Updated by Krista Cook.