Tag Archives: One True God

This is eternal life.

Jesus said in John 17:3, “And this is eternal life, that they know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent.” When I read this Bible verse, I usually think about the imperative call to know … Continue reading

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“The Lord is God; there is no other.”

“Let your heart therefore be wholly true to the LORD our God,” said the wise King Solomon (1 Kings 8:60-61). But for our hearts to be wholly true to the one true God, we must know who He is: Holy. … Continue reading

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Mormonism, the Bible, and God the Father

The January 2014 Ensign magazine includes an edited version of a General Conference talk given in 1986 by (now deceased) Gordon B. Hinckley of Mormonism’s First Presidency. The 2014 “Gospel Classic” is titled, “The Divine Godhead.” In it Mr. Hinckley … Continue reading

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From the Mailbag (Isaiah and Idols)

  Hello Sharon, Now, Isaiah 43:10-11. It looks so simple and clear when you read it, but can it have MORE than one LOGICAL interpretation? If you ask me, I will tell you that YES!…in the Bible gods sometimes mean … Continue reading

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Living by the Scriptures

For many years the LDS Church-owned newspaper Church News included a column called “Living by the Scriptures.” This weekly column was described by the newspaper in this way: “‘Living by the Scriptures’ is another in a series of Church News … Continue reading

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The “Most High” has potentially billions of ancestor-gods?

Mormon Jaxon Peterson argues that Israel was “monolatristic or henotheistic” for most of its existence and that “‘the highest’ does not denote status of authority of power, but rather the idea that God dwells above the Earth.” [tweet https://twitter.com/ldschurch/status/275304640197824512] [tweet … Continue reading

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From the Mailbag (3/8/11)

After relating his conversion-to-Mormonism story consisting of feelings, miracles, and other experiences, “Ben” concluded, I had a lot of other spiritual experiences [on my mission] and over the years since then. I won’t take up any more of your time … Continue reading

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