The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sends Eid Al Fitr greetings to Muslims throughout the world to mark the end of Ramadan 2021. Elder Anthony D. Perkins, President of the Middle East/Africa North Area, recorded a video message expressing gratitude for their example and devotion.
Eid al-Fitr, also called the “Festival of Breaking the Fast” or Lesser Eid, or simply Eid, is a religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of the month-long dawn-to-sunset fasting of Ramadan.
Elder Anthony D. Perkins, a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, thanks Muslims around the world for their example during Ramadan. Ramadan is an annual worldwide event in Islam. Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset for a month. Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints also have a strong tradition of fasting, participating in a fast one day per month.
To watch the complete message, click on the video below.
Muslims and Mormons (Video)
Viewing Muhammad from the understanding of the restored gospel provides greater knowledge of Heavenly Father’s love for His children in all nations…
Islam and Mormonism—A Comparison. Hugh Nibley. Professor of History and Religion Brigham Young University.
The Koran tells how at a great council held in the heavens at the creation of the earth God set forth the plan of salvation, and how Satan rejected the plan, refused to bow to Adam, and was cast out of heaven by main force, falling to this earth, where he now undertakes to tempt the children of men during their time of probation here below.
Mormons and Muslims: Spiritual Foundations and Modern Manifestations. 1983. Peterson, Daniel C. Abraham Divided: An LDS Perspective on the Middle East.
Viewing Muhammad from the understanding of the restored gospel provides greater knowledge of Heavenly Father’s love for His children in all nations.