Journal of Discourses 4:216; “There is not a person here to-day but what is a son or a daughter of that Being. In the spirit world their spirits were first begotten and brought forth, and they lived there with their parents for ages before they came here. This, perhaps, is hard for many to believe, but it is the greatest nonsense in the world not to believe it. If you do not believe it, cease to call Him Father; and when you pray, pray to some other character.” – Brigham Young, February 8, 1857
Galatians 3:29; “And if ye be Christ’s, then are ye Abraham’s seed, and heirs according to the promise.”
I always tell people that Mormonism is based upon two principles: sex and godhood. The entry above is case in point.