Mormonism and Christianity/Grace and works

How do the LDS see the relationship between works and grace?

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Mormon versus Evangelical beliefs regarding grace and works

Mormonism and the relationship between grace and works

Summary: How do the Mormons see the relationship between works and grace?

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The Mormon perspective on the relationship between baptism and grace

Summary: Early Christians understood the relationship between grace and the baptismal ordinance differently than some modern protestant critics of the Church.

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Mormonism and the "unforgivable" sin

Summary: Why did LDS apostle Bruce McConkie write that a man may commit a sin so grievous that it will place him beyond the atoning blood of Christ (Mormon Doctrine, 1979, p. 93) when the Bible says that the blood of Christ cleanses us from all sin (1 John 1:7)?

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Evangelicals use quotes from Mormon sources to try and paint a picture of an "impossible gospel"

Summary: Sometimes critics (especially Evangelicals) describe our gospel as one in which nobody can be saved because they are not perfectly keeping the commandments. They attempt to show that this is what we believe by using passages from the Book of Mormon and from other LDS works.

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