THE CURRENT TEACHING OF THE MORMON CHURCH:
Father-God has a body of flesh and bones, and was once a man like us.
WHAT THE BIBLE TEACHES ABOUT THE FATHER:
1. THE BIBLE DOES NOT TEACH THAT GOD IS A GLORIFIED MAN WITH A BODY OF FLESH AND BONES.
|For I am God, and not man.||Hsa 11:9|
|God is not a man.||Num 23:19|
|God is a Spirit.||Jhn 4:24|
|For I am the Lord, I change not.||Mal 3:6|
2. THERE HAS NEVER BEEN ANYONE LIKE GOD.
|O Lord, there is none like thee.||1Ch 17:20|
|There is none good but one, that is God.||Mar 10:18|
3. THERE IS ONLY ONE TRUE GOD.
|For there is one God.||1Ti 2:5|
|I am the Lord and there is none else||Isa 45:5|
|There is none beside me.||Isa 45:21|
|I am God, and there is none else.||Isa 45:22|
|One God and Father of all.||Eph 4:4-6|
|…thou art God alone.||Psa 86:10|
|See now that I, even I, am he, and there is no God with me.||Deu 32:39|
4. WE ARE FORBIDDEN TO HAVE ANOTHER GOD.
|Thou shall have none other gods before me.||Deu 5:7|
5. GOD IS A JEALOUS GOD.
|For thou shall worship no other god: for the LORD, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God:||Exd 34:14|
Cite This Page:
Grieshaber, Erich, and Jean Grieshaber. "Father," Redi-Answers on Mormon Doctrine. Blue Letter Bible. 1 Jul 2002. 23 May 2013.