It teaches that after the death of Jesus and the Twelve Apostlesthe priesthood authority was lost and some important doctrinal teachings, including the text of the Biblewere changed from their original form, thus necessitating a restoration prior to the Second Coming. That restoration, according to church doctrine, began during the life of Joseph Smith.
Here are a few things you might not have known about the FLDS. FLDS ancestors broke away from the Mormon Church over the issue of polygamy after the church renounced its practice.
Roughly 10, people are believed to live in the community. Many believe Jeffs still controls the church, despite the fact that he is currently serving a life sentence in prison for sexual assaulting two girls, ones of which was a year-old he considered to be one of his wives.
It is believed that Jeffs has as many as 70 wives. Warren Jeffs Decides Who Marries Who In one of his sermons, Warren Jeffs said that the job of an FLDS wife is to obey her husband and bear children, and many former female members said they were forced to marry when they were in their young teens.
Some said they were forced to marry distant cousins. They also never cut their hair because, according to their teachings, they will need it in heaven to wash men's feet as an anointing. Most Forms of Entertainment Are Banned After he rose to power, Jeffs made up a series of new very strict rules for the community and banned most forms of entertainment including dogs, toys, television, newspapers, the Internet, birthday and Christmas celebrations, festivals, parades, camping and fishing, according to Joe Broadbent and his sister Sabrina Broadbent, both former FLDS members who left the church years ago.
It definitely made their faith a lot stronger. Jeffs believed the public school was an evil influence. The Church Has a Bunker-Like Network of Tunnels At the north end of the FLDS community is an abandoned man-made cave, which is a bunker-like network of tunnels drilled yards deep into the mountainside half a century ago.
It was designed to protect the FLDS from the threat of a government raid. Click here for more information.The Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (FLDS) was founded in by two Mormons who had been excommunicated from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), the main Mormon denomination.
The main driving force for the FLDS founders was a desire to continue the policy of polygyny -- plural marriages . The Fundemental Ladder Day Saints. Topics: Religion, Hinduism, Joseph Smith, Jr.
The Fundamental Ladder Day Saints is a religion that broke away from the Ladder Day Saint, or Mormon religion, in The FLDS is just one of the hundreds of sects that broke away from the Mormon religion.
Aside from the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, other sects of Mormonism include the Apostolic United Brethren, the Kingston Family ("The Order," also known as the Kingston Clan), and the Centennial Park group.
The Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (FLDS) was founded in by two Mormons who had been excommunicated from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), the main Mormon denomination.
The main driving force for the FLDS founders was a desire to continue the policy of polygyny -- plural marriages involving. Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Still actively practicing polygamy more than a century after the mainstream Mormon Church abandoned the practice, the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (FLDS) is a white supremacist, homophobic, antigovernment, totalitarian .
Beliefs and practices of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Jump to navigation Jump to search Joseph Smith, Jr. said that he saw two "personages" in the spring of , one of which pointed to the other and said, "This is my beloved son.