“Humans become divine in the same way as Christ”

In his book, Exploring Mormon Thought:  The Attributes of God, Blake wrote the title of this post. He explains, The Mormon scriptures also teach that divinity can be communicated to humans.  “Divinity” is not viewed as a logically distinct nature or set of mutually exclusive properties apart from humanity.  Rather, “divinity” is a fullness of […]

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Is this uplifting for the gods? (Psalm 82:7) – part 16

Psalm 82:7 Ye shall die like men I ask whether this statement is to be interpreted as uplifting, beneficial, and necessary for the upward progression of the gods? Secondly, do you tie Jesus and his death into these words?

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O Israel, look to the Triune God

During these difficult times, look up, Israel.  Look to God – Preacher, Proclaimer, Healer, Liberator, Avenger, Comforter, Giver, and Planter – your all in all in Isaiah 61.  Wow, what a chapter. Here are choice words that I have been thinking in the pre-dawn darkness. The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the […]

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I agree with Orson Scott Card

On this particular post, you bet I agree.

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The Controversy in the Corridor does not go away – part 15

Especially when FARMS features this article anew . . . Despite what most all the religious authorities in the I-15 Corridor in the Intermountain West suggest, is this really what the early Christians believed and taught?

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perichosis, perichoresis, coinherence, circumincessio – part 14

I stayed up till one in the morning . . . thinking . . . thinking . . . thinking . . . about this fundamental Truth of the universe: That ye may know, and believe, that the Father is in me, and I in him (John 10:38). I realize that John 10, John 14, […]

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LDS American Idol Sings a Powerful Hymn

I listened to David singing “Be Still My Soul” through the Day of Praise blog.  Thanks.  So here is my question:  did Katharina, born 310 years ago, actually believe that the One who ruled the waves and winds while He dwelt below . . . did she actually believe that the Lord she wrote of in this hymn is the […]

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Yesterday, Lori shared an LDS version – Part 13

Pop over at Urim and Thummim. But I hunger for ancient Israel’s understanding of God rather than ancient England’s understanding of Gods.

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God and God Alone

Today, Scott sent me this song link to God and God alone. If I were right in the middle of this cathedral’s music, I am sure I would be weeping tonight.

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Powerful Perichosis – Part 12

Tomorrow, Lord’s Day, we are jumping into all the implications of perichosis, jumping ahead to John 14 and John 17 – one in each other. And “That we all may be one.”  But does this post by ecubishop describe what John is talking about?

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