Category Archives: Heavenly Father

Monolatry in the Old Testament

Monolatry is all over the text of the Old Testament. This has to do with the idea of God in the Old Testament, an idea that there are many gods in the world of the Ancient Near East, but only … Continue reading

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God has sent me to invite you to come home

For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ … Continue reading

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The Father and the Son appear to members of The School of the Prophets

The Father and the Son appear to members of The School of the Prophets Kirtland, Ohio 1833 Zebedee Coltrin, a member of the School of the Prophets records: At one of these meetings after the organization of the school, (the … Continue reading

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Mother in Heaven

On October 23, 2015, the Church of Jesus Christ published scholarly essays dealing with topics of interest – one of which deals with Mother in Heaven. I am reposting this essay here. It can be viewed on here as … Continue reading

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Genesis 37 – The betrayal of Joseph

The final ending of Genesis 37 takes some time to get to, with the reunification of the brothers happening in Genesis 45:1-15. A theme that I emphasize when teaching Genesis 37 and 38 is that the Lord can take something … Continue reading

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Heavenly Father

                      See also: Deification, Divinization, Theosis God is an exalted man Heavenly Father and Heavenly Mother How God lost his body Jesus reveals the Father The nature of God The … Continue reading

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God is an exalted man

God himself was once as we are now, and is an exalted man, and sits enthroned in yonder heavens!… If the veil were rent today, and the great God who holds this world in its orbit, and who upholds all … Continue reading

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