Ladder of Godhood

Ladder of Godhood

The Gospel through the Ages, p. 115“When you climb up a ladder, you must begin at the bottom, and ascend step by step, until you arrive at the top; and so it is with the principles of the Gospel—you must begin with the first, and go on until you learn all the...

LDS: Our Redeemed Gods, and Conjugal Love

LDS: Our Redeemed Gods, and Conjugal Love

“For they also built them high places, and images, and groves, on every high hill, and under every green tree.” 1 Kings 14:23 The Seer, Vol. 1 and 2, pp. 23-24“The Gods who dwell in the heavens from which our spirits came, are beings who have been redeemed from the...

LDS: Man is from Race of Gods

LDS: Man is from Race of Gods

Achieving a Celestial Marriage, p. 4 “Man has descended from God; in fact, he is the same race as the Gods. His descent has not been from a lower form of life, but from the Highest Form of Life; in other words, man is, in the most literal sense, a Child of God....

LDS: ‘The Eternity of Sex’

LDS: ‘The Eternity of Sex’

Ensign, ‘In the Beginning,’ January 1998 “[A] man and his wife when glorified will have spirit children who eventually will go on an earth like this one we are on and pass through the same kind of experiences, being subject to mortal conditions, and if faithful,...

PRIESTS AND QUEENS FOR GOD?

PRIESTS AND QUEENS FOR GOD?

One important thing to keep in mind when understanding Mormon doctrine: pay attention to little details. The Mormon Church teaches its members they’ll become kings and queens for God, but the Bible says no such thing. Revelation 5:10 “You have made them to be a...

Priesthood Holders are Gods

Priesthood Holders are Gods

God and Man in Eternal Union, p. 3-4; “…Joseph Smith taught that the Priesthood “stands as God to give laws to the people, administering endless lives to the sons and daughters of Adam.” Those who hold the keys of its power may rightly be called Gods, whether they are...

No Procreation for Non-Exalted Mormons

No Procreation for Non-Exalted Mormons

Doctrines of Salvation 2:287-288; “In both of these kingdoms there will be changes in the bodies and limitations. They will not have the power of increase, neither the power or nature to live as husbands and wives, for this will be denied them and they cannot...

Magnify Your Calling to Save Others

Magnify Your Calling to Save Others

Teachings of the Presidents of the Church, Deseret News Semi-Weekly, 6 August, 1878; “If you do not magnify your callings, God will hold you responsible for those whom you might have saved had you done your duty.” – John Taylor Isaiah 47:10; “For thou hast trusted in...