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Of the world’s population of 7.8 billion, Christianity is the most widely practised religion in the world, with more than 2 billion followers. Next in popularity are 1.5 billion followers of Islam and 900 million Hindu. There are many beliefs that Christians have in common. There are however, not unsurprisingly, also many differences in the more than 21,000 Christian denominations.

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There are over 16 million Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints – often called the Mormon church.
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LDS Worship

The LDS place a large amount of importance on repentance and baptism.
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Weekly services are held in meetinghouses. These take an hour and involve the blessing and taking of the sacrament of bread and wine in remembrance of the body and blood of Christ. Once a month the service involved personal testimony from the congregation. The sacraments in LDS church are called saving ordnances.[1] Mormons believe they must not only have faith and repent but also be baptised (by immersion and by a Mormon priesthood holder) and bring forth good works. Mormons consider their weekly Eucharist as a means of renewing their baptismal covenant and being repeatedly cleansed from sin. Although the grace of Jesus plays a role in salvation, each Mormon must "work out his own salvation." .[2]

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  1. https://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/mormon/ritesrituals/baptism.shtml
  2. https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/new-era/1998/05/are-mormons-
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