Jesus; Did He Claim to be God? Mormons hold to the faith that Jesus is not God. Mormons believe that God came down from the heavens one evening, and being an exalted man, had sex with Mary so she could conceive Jesus (Mormon Doctrine of Deity, pg. 264).
The Many Faces and Descriptions of the Mormon Jesus When I became a Christian the one thing I was most surprised about was what I learned about the Jesus in the Bible. He was so different from what I had been taught in my 30 years of being a Mormon. We’ve written many articles about […]
Birth of Jesus; Purely Philosophical or Purely Divine? Christmas 2007 Gal. 5:24; “And they that are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts.” While doing some research for a project I came across the following statement made by the Prophet Brigham Young in Journal of Discourses 8:115-116; “While brother Joseph was […]
As is usually the case, I came across something interesting in the Book of Mormon while looking for something else. This time I was reminded of what the Nephites thought of Jesus and His skin color in 3 Nephi 19:30; “And when Jesus had spoken these words he came again unto his disciples; and behold […]