Rick Allen is best known as the drummer for the popular hard rock band Def Leppard.After a 1984 car accident severed Allen's left arm, the future looked bleak for the British quintet.There is no shortage of scholars and writers who claim that there are striking similarities between Christianity and paganism, or that Christianity was influenced by paganism.
Hindus worship the nameless and formless Supreme Reality (Bramh) by various names and forms.
These different aspects of one reality are symbolized by the many gods and goddesses of Hinduism.
The Holy Ghost can provide a witness that the Book of Mormon is true, Joseph Smith was a prophet and that LDS Church is God's one, true church.
We don't doubt that many LDS have strong feelings that the church is true.
The gift of the Holy Ghost is the privilege—given to people who have placed their faith in Jesus Christ, been baptized, and been confirmed as members of the Church—to receive continual guidance and inspiration from the Holy Ghost.
However, the constant companionship of the Holy Ghost is only available to those who have been baptized into the LDS church and abide the precepts set forth by the church.
For example, Brahma (not to be confused with the over-arching Bramh) is that reality in its role as creator of the universe; in Vishnu it is seen as the preserver and the upholder of the universe; and Shiva is that same reality viewed as the principle of transcendence which will one day 'destroy' the universe.
These are the Trimurti, the ' three forms,' and they are not so much different gods as different ways of looking at the same God.
I felt as though I went to a place where I was on hold, and I was weighing out the pros and cons of staying or going.
It wasn’t a painful experience or anything like that.
Such a spiritual witness, they say, is more certain or accurate than any of the five physical senses or human reasoning.