Category: Nature of God

Do Mormons believe in the same God I do? Do Mormons really believe that God used to be a man and that we can become Gods?

  1. God, The Only Exception To Libertarian Principles?

    A few years ago I was introduced to libertarianism. I had always shied away from libertarians because I associated them with hippies, a lack of bathing, marijuana, beards, and other bad things. Not that I gave libertarians much thought at … Continue reading

  2. What would you like God to be like?

    For the sake of this post, forget everything you already know about God. All your preconceptions, everything that comes to mind automatically, everything you’ve been taught, etc. If Bible passages or creeds come to mind, ignore them for this brief … Continue reading

  3. How do Mormons interpret Isaiah 43:10?

    Isaiah 43:10 says “Before me there was no God formed; neither shall there be after me.” This scripture is commonly used to “trick up” Mormons who claim that we humans are children of God, destined to become Gods like him. … Continue reading

  4. How could God have been a man and have created everything?

    For those of you who aren’t sure what the question is referring to, here’s the expanded version: Q: Mormons believe that God used to be a man, like us, and that we can become gods, like God. But this doesn’t … Continue reading

  5. Do Mormons believe God changes?

    Note: Much of what I’ve put here was inspired by the content at FAIRMormon.org on the matter of God changing/not changing. This is a branch off of a question asked in the comments of another post, and also a widely … Continue reading

  6. Do Mormons Believe in More than One God?

    It depends what you mean by the question. If the question is do Mormons worship more than one God, the answer is a definitive “no”. If the question is do Mormons believe more than one god exists, the answer is … Continue reading

  7. “God and Science Don’t Mix”

    So says Lawrence M. Krauss, not to mention many others, of course. But the problem Krauss as well as many other atheists face (feel free to chime in here Dallin) is that their belief in a “no-God doctrine” is based … Continue reading

  8. Do Mormons believe God doesn’t know everything and is still progressing?

    Q: Presidents Brigham Young and Wilford Woodruff both taught that God is progressing in knowledge (Journal of Discourses 11:286, The Discourses of Wilford Woodruff, p.3). Yet President Joseph Fielding Smith said that “this kind of doctrine is very dangerous” (Doctrines … Continue reading

  9. Man > God > Man and Infinity

    Q: Here is a diffferent type of argument that i would like to see what your response would be. http://www.carm.org/lds/infinity.htm A: Regarding infinity, our church doesn’t teach what is said in that article, that is, the church doesn’t say anywhere … Continue reading