Tag Archives: exaltation

Is Mormon Exaltation Salvation, or Idolatry?

11 March

 General Conference, ‘The Book,’ October 2014; “The leaders did not set the requirements for exaltation. God did!” – Allan F. Packer Ok, before we look at Mr. Packer’s comment let’s see what Mormons mean by “exaltation”. The Gospel Principles manual defines exaltation this way: “Exaltation is eternal life, the kind of life God lives. He […]

August 2016 Visiting Teaching Message

01 August

The Visiting Teaching Message in August focuses on church members nurturing their families. Anytime I hear Mormons talk about the importance of families, or recall their old commercials that ended with the line “families it’s about time” (remember those?), I shake my head in disgust and disbelief because I know that’s not what they truly […]

Hinckley’s Lies for the Mormon god

26 April

Revelation 21:8; “But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.” Teachings of Gordon B. Hinckley, p. 179; “Eternal Progression –The whole design of the gospel is […]

Mormon Dilemma 279

09 June

The Way to Heaven Teachings of the Presidents of the Church, pg 8; “Only the valiant will be exalted and receive the highest degree of glory, hence ‘many are called, but few are chosen.’ (D&C 121:40.) As the Savior put it, ‘. . . strait is the gate, and narrow the way, which leadeth unto […]

Mormon Dilemma 199

19 March

Families are Forever – Really? “In “The Family: A Proclamation to the World,” the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles proclaim that “marriage between a man and a woman is ordained of God and that the family is central to the Creator’s plan for eternal destiny of His children.” When a man and […]

Tip of the Day, January 22

22 January

January 22 – Everlasting burnings.  What is it?  Who goes to everlasting burnings and why?  Isaiah 33:12, 14.  “And the people shall be as the burnings of lime…the sinners in Zion are afraid; fearlfulness hath surprised the hypocrites.  Who among us shall dwell with the devouring fire?  Who among us shall dwell with everlasting burnings?”

Mormon Dilemma 129

31 December

What is exaltation?   Encyclopedia of Mormonism, pg. 479; “It is available only in the highest degree of the Celestial Kingdom and is reserved for members of the Church of the Firstborn. This exalted status, called eternal life, is available to be received by a man and wife. It means not only living in God’s presence, […]

Mormon Dilemma 109

03 December

Salvation and Exaltation We Follow Jesus Christ,” Ensign, May 2010, 86; “We rejoice in all the Savior has done for us. He has made it possible for each of us to gain our salvation and exaltation.” – Quentin L. Cook Jude 1:24-25; “Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to […]