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Naturally children believe what their parents teach them, whether it be factual things like the multiplication tables and geography or things not true such as the Easter Bunny and Santa Claus. And when these children grow up they naturally hold on to the religious beliefs that they were taught as children. Others never really got a real witness but lean on other's testimonies thinking that the other people must have real testimonies and that's good enough for them.If those same children were raised by Islamic Extremists they would very likely support those views instead of Mormonism. How do adults that were not brought up LDS gain their testimonies? Some say that they prayed about the Book of Mormon and got a feeling that it was true. Many converts, who have since become inactive, admitted that they were so impressed by the missionaries that they didn't want to disappoint these young men that took such an interest in their well-being, so they said they had a testimony when they really didn't have one.The Church teaches that all humans have a physical body and a spirit body and the Holy Ghost witnesses directly with a person's spirit through thoughts and feelings.The Holy Ghost is said to witness of all truth, secular and religious.Although the Book of Mormon does not say how exactly the Holy Ghost will manifest the truth to people, many LDS believe it is either a physical sensation such as the burning in the bosom or just an intense feeling that it is true.Joseph Smith revealed that the Holy Ghost will witness something to one's heart and mind (D&C 8:2).The following is from a study on how to make people believe something is plausible that is implausible.
The primary music like "Follow the Prophet" and the primary games like "Do as I'm doing" also reinforce the ideas for these children to act like adults and have testimonies about things they know nothing about.
Introduction Member beliefs Gaining a testimony Burning in the bosom Witnesses from Satan?
Bo M prayer, wrong answer Faithful LDS lose testimony?
When suggestive personalized information was added, the effects on autobiographical likelihood were substantially greater and a sizable minority of participants came to believe that the event probably happened to them.
In addition, we have shown that this happened although the event continued to be seen by participants as relatively implausible.
However, we question whether these feelings are really a reliable guide to establishing truth.