Joseph Smith, Seeker After Truth, pg. 160; “By the “fall,” death of mortal bodies had come into the world. Yet the main purpose of earth-life is to secure a material body for eternal association with the spiritual body.” – John Widtsoe
Luke 10:20; “Notwithstanding in this rejoice not, that the spirits are subject unto you; but rather rejoice, because your names are written in heaven.”
There are countless reasons God created us and not one of them is what the Mormon Church would have you believe.
Life is so very precious as is God. Why would your existence be focused upon just you and your workings? Where is God in that?
Psalm 96:3; “Declare his glory among the heathen, his wonders among all people.”
Ephesians 2:10; “For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.”
Isaiah 12:4; “And in that day shall ye say, Praise the LORD, call upon his name, declare his doings among the people, make mention that his name is exalted.”
Isaiah 43:6-7; “I will say to the north, Give up; and to the south, Keep not back: bring my sons from far, and my daughters from the ends of the earth;7 Even every one that is called by my name: for I have created him for my glory, I have formed him; yea, I have made him.”
Romans 12:4-8; “For as we have many members in one body, and all members have not the same office:5 So we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another.6 Having then gifts differing according to the grace that is given to us, whether prophecy, let us prophesy according to the proportion of faith;7 Or ministry, let us wait on our ministering: or he that teacheth, on teaching;8 Or he that exhorteth, on exhortation: he that giveth, let him do it with simplicity; he that ruleth, with diligence; he that sheweth mercy, with cheerfulness.”
1 Corinthians 12:22-24; “Nay, much more those members of the body, which seem to be more feeble, are necessary:23 And those members of the body, which we think to be less honourable, upon these we bestow more abundant honour; and our uncomely parts have more abundant comeliness.24 For our comely parts have no need: but God hath tempered the body together, having given more abundant honour to that part which lacked.”