What does Mormonism teach?

  • Mormon TempleThere are many gods (Mormon Doctrine by LDS Apostle, Bruce McConkie, p. 163).
  • God resides near a star called Kolob (Pearl of Great Price, pages 34-35).
  • God is an exalted man from another world (Mormon Doctrine, p. 321).
  • God the Father has the form of a man (Joseph Smith, Journal of Discourses, v. 6, p. 3).
  • God the Father had a Father, (Joseph Smith, History of the Church, vol. 6, p. 476).
  • There is a mother goddess, the wife of God (Articles of Faith, by James Talmage, p. 443).
  • The Trinity is three separate gods, (Articles of Faith, by James Talmage, p. 35).
  • God had sexual relations with Mary to make the  body of Jesus, (Brigham Young, 2nd LDS Prophet, Journal of Discourses, vol. 4, 1857, p. 218).
  • “Jesus paid for all our sins when He suffered in the Garden of Gethsemane,” (Laurel Rohlfing, “Sharing Time: The Atonement,” Friend, Mar. 1989, p. 39).
  • There is no salvation without accepting Joseph Smith as a prophet of God, (Doctrines of Salvation, Vol. 1, p. 188).