“The Savior atoned for our sins by suffering in Gethsemane and by giving his life on the cross… In the Garden of Gethsemane, the weight of our sins caused him to feel such agony and heartbreak that he bled from every pore…”—Gospel Principles, 1992, p. 73 Continue reading Where did the Atonement take place?
“I will preach on the plurality of Gods.…I have always declared… Jesus Christ a separate and distinct personage from God the Father, and that the Holy Ghost was a distinct personage and a Spirit: and these three constitute three distinct personages and three Gods.”—Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith, 1976, p. 370 Continue reading Is Jesus a Separate God from the Father?
“President Hinckley spoke of those outside the Church who say Latter-day Saints ‘do not believe in the traditional Christ. No, I don’t. The traditional Christ of whom they speak is not the Christ of whom I speak.’ ” —LDS Church News, June 20, 1998, p. 7
Can We Be Saved by the Worship of a Fake Christ?
“…some misguided members of the Church may ‘begin to pray directly to Christ because of some special friendship they feel has been developed’ with him. This is wrong, said Elder McConkie. We should pray directly to the Father…” —The Ensign, June 1998, p. 59 Continue reading Do You Pray to Jesus?
“…I saw two Personages… One of them…said, pointing to the other —This is My Beloved Son. Hear Him!… During…the time… I was left to all kinds of temptations… I frequently fell into many foolish errors… offensive in the sight of God.” —Joseph Smith – History 1:17, 28 Continue reading Did Joseph Smith See God the Father?
“And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness.” —Genesis 1:26
“God himself was once as we are now, and is an exalted man… I say, if you were to see him today, you would see him like a man in form—like yourselves in all the person, image, and very form as a man.” —Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith, p. 345
DID JOSEPH SMITH CHANGE HIS DOCTRINE THAT GOD HAS ALWAYS BEEN GOD?
“For I know that God is not a partial God, neither a changeable being; but he is unchangeable from all eternity to all eternity.” —Moroni 8:18, Book of Mormon Continue reading Did Joseph Smith Change His View of God?
“I will preach on the plurality of Gods… I have always declared God to be a distinct personage, Jesus Christ a separate and distinct personage from God the Father, and that the Holy Ghost was a distinct personage and a Spirit: and these three constitute three distinct personages and three Gods.” —Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith, p. 370 Continue reading Do You Worship One God or Many Gods?