Question: “I am a Mormon. Why should I consider becoming a Christian?”
Answer: If we assume that the Bible is the Word of God (both Joseph Smith and Brigham Young believed this), then an examination of the foundational beliefs of Mormonism and the Latter-day Saints (if those beliefs are reliable) should show them to be consistent with what the Bible teaches. Anyone from any religion—or no religion at all—who asks, “Why should I consider becoming a Christian?” should consider the claims of Christianity. For a Mormon asking this question, considering the difference between the tenets of biblical Christianity and LDS philosophy should be the primary area of inquiry. Therefore, we will look at four areas of discrepancy between them.