Doctrine & Covenants: An Introduction | Mormons in TransitionThe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints LDS Church focuses its doctrine and teaching on Jesus Christ ; that he was the Son of God, born of Mary , lived a perfect life, performed miracles, bled from every pore in the Garden of Gethsemane , died on the cross, rose on the third day, appeared again to his disciples, and now resides, authoritatively, on the right hand side of God. In brief, some beliefs are in common with Catholics , Orthodox and Protestant traditions. However, teachings of the LDS Church differ significantly in other ways and encompass a broad set of doctrines, so that the above-mentioned denominations usually place the LDS Church outside the bounds of orthodox Christian teaching as summarized in the Nicene Creed. The church's core beliefs, circa , are summarized in the " Articles of Faith ", and its four primary principles are faith in Jesus Christ, repentance , baptism by immersion for the remission of sin, and the laying on of hands for the Gift of the Holy Ghost. It teaches that after the death of Jesus and the Twelve Apostles , the priesthood authority was lost and some important doctrinal teachings, including the text of the Bible , were 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. According to church theology , the restoration began through a series of visions and revelations, including Smith's First Vision in , visits by various angelic messengers including Moroni from whom he received "the everlasting gospel",  John the Baptist ,  Moses ,  Elijah ,  and the apostles Peter , James and John.
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