Understanding who we are and why we’re here goes a long way when facing life’s challenges. When the big things in life happen, like the birth of a child or the loss of a loved one, we often stop and ask ourselves, “What is this all about? What is the purpose of life?” Take this short quiz, and see how your beliefs compare to what Mormons believe.
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What is the purpose of life?


 
Mormons believe the purpose of life is to experience happiness and joy. This comes from learning, growing, and developing good relationships with friends and family. It also comes from trying our best to follow the teachings of Jesus Christ.
Do you believe the purpose of life is to find happiness?

 
Why does God allow us to experience pain and sorrow in life?


 
Mormons believe that God gives us the ability to make choices. We often experience pain and sorrow as a result of our actions and the actions of others. Experiencing pain and sorrow is one way we can learn and grow.
Do you believe experiencing pain and sorrow is part of the process of learning?

 
Where did we come from before living on this earth?


 
Mormons believe that God is our Creator and the Father of our spirits. We lived with Him in heaven before this life. God gave us the opportunity to come to earth, to receive a body, and to learn from making choices.
Does a belief in God as our Heavenly Father give you strength?

 
How is death a part of the purpose of life?


 
Mormons believe that death is an important part of our purpose and our progression. When we die, our spirits are separated from our mortal bodies and continue on to the spirit world. Eventually our spirits are reunited with our bodies, which are made perfect through Jesus Christ.
Do you believe death is an important part of the purpose of life?

 
How is Jesus Christ central to the purpose of life?


 
Mormons believe that making mistakes and committing sins are part of learning and growing. Through the Atonement of Jesus Christ, we can be forgiven. In addition to making mistakes, we’ll all experience death. Jesus Christ overcame death and was the first to be resurrected. We, too, will live again, just as He lives.
Do you believe Jesus Christ is central to the purpose of life?

According to the results, you have a strong knowledge of the Purpose of Life and might share many of the same beliefs Mormons do.
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According to the results, you have a good knowledge of the Purpose of Life and might share some of the same beliefs Mormons do.
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According to the results, you might not be very familiar with some aspects of the Purpose of Life. We’d love to answer any questions you have about the Purpose of Life.
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