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Reality of God

Updated on July 1, 2022
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Rodric's opinion of the Restored Gospel's doctrines change as more revelation comes. In the meantime, reasoning and perception rule the day.

Nature of God

God the Father is a glorified being, a human being.

In some verses, the Scriptures mention God as a spirit. God, Jesus Christ, was a spirit before He was born in the flesh; however, God the Father has now, and had then, a body of flesh and bone. This news is based on scripture through the testimony of a prophet, Joseph Smith.

Joseph claims to have seen God the Father and Jesus Christ in answer to his prayer to know which church to attend. One of the many things that Joseph learned is that God the Father and Jesus Christ are both glorified beings of flesh and bones.


Humanity is not limited to this sphere alone.

Their potential for greatness is only limited by the vanity in their souls. Because human beings have the potential to be like God the Father, it is important that they conduct themselves in a manner that will prepare them for the series of events known as the "Final Judgement." This Judgement is where all people will account to Christ for their misdeeds, and He will decide if they will inherit exaltation with Him.

The Father desires all to have glorified bodies as He does, hence the institution of His Plan of salvation through the atonement of Christ. God is a glorified man. In the scriptures Jesus Christ, while praying to The Father, reveals "this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom Thou hast sent" as expressed in the King James Bible John 17:3.

Knowing God also means knowing what He is and how we are connected to Him.


Importance of Gender

Gender is an eternal part of human nature as outlined in the official statement of the church through The Family: A Proclamation to the World released by the First Presidency of the Church in 1995.

The roles of men and women in the plan of happiness are essential to the carrying out of the mandate to replenish and multiply in the earth--a commandment God has not rescinded.


Men are to take one wife and prepare bodies for the spirits of the children of God in addition to expressing love in the act of creation.

The politicization of gender detracts from the truths of the eternal nature of all human beings; however, the reality of what makes a man and what makes a woman came before birth and will continue throughout all eternity regardless of what determination governments make in mortality.

A number of us feel that we were born with the wrong reproductive parts because we identify as the opposite gender. A few of us feel like we identify with no gender at all.

Because of the fallen nature of the human condition, many things can interrupt the proper development of the physical bodies of people. All the spirits of humankind are either male or female. When those spirits connect to physical bodies, could there be mix-ups in an assignment?

People are born attached to each other or with other deformities. The answer is not readily definite. God does not make mistakes, but when Adam and Eve brought death and corruption to mankind, perfection was no longer on the evolutionary plan for the human body.

In the resurrection, each human will receive a perfected and glorious body without deformities. Revelation from heaven is required to help each individual who struggles in mortal life with his or her gender identity. Revelations, humility, and charity are the keys to happiness in life--two of which are gifts from God (Revelation and Charity).

Moroni said of Charity that it "is the pure love of Christ, and it endureth forever; and whoso is found possessed of it at the last day, it shall be well with him. Wherefore, my beloved brethren, pray unto the Father with all the energy of heart, that ye may be filled with this love, which He hath bestowed upon all who are true followers of His Son, Jesus Christ; that ye may become the sons of God; that when He shall appear we shall be like Him, for we shall see Him as he is; that we may have this hope; that we may be purified even as He is pure." Moroni 7:47-48

Charity is a gift individuals must ask God to receive to become as He is as we strive to keep the commandments He has given.

Divine Mother

God used the template of a glorious Companion from which to organize the feminine pattern of the mothers, daughters, and sisters of humanity.

Few things have been revealed about the existence of a divine Mother in Heaven explicitly. There exists a number of believers in the idea of a glorified Companion of the Father, supported implicitly by a canonized hymn, Oh, My Father.

I had learned to call thee Father,

Thru thy Spirit from on high,

But, until the key of knowledge

Was restored, I knew not why.

In the heav’ns are parents single?

No, the thought makes reason stare!

Truth is reason; truth eternal

Tells me I’ve a mother there.

— Eliza R. Snow,

Even with this precious bit of information, understand that God the Father is the person to whom humanity prays and receives salvation and life, through Christ alone. There is only one God or Godhead to worship.

When has there ever been a father and no mother? Women are equal to men for eternity. Without women, men cannot be anything but half of what is meant to be whole. Reason dictates a Mother in Heaven.

Males are patterned after the Father Himself. Humans have all the parts and passion of the Father, but none of the glory, perfection, and control as of yet.


The Godhead consists of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost and can be referred to as God also and still be acceptable. There are three people separate in every way except purpose. The purpose of God or the Godhead is to "bring to pass the immortality and eternal life of man." Moses 1:39

God the Father instructed his son, Jesus Christ (aka Jehovah) to create an earth where people could live so that we could be tried and tested to prove that we could be obedient to God's laws while not directly in His presence.

The Holy Ghost's function is to testify of the truth of the Father and the atonement of Jesus Christ. He does not speak of Himself, ever only as a messenger. Jesus Christ informed his disciples before His mortal death that the "Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you." John 14:26

The Godhead works in complete harmony all under the direction of the Father, the executive of Jesus Christ, and the testifier of the Spirit.

This content reflects the personal opinions of the author. It is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and should not be substituted for impartial fact or advice in legal, political, or personal matters.

© 2012 Rodric Anthony Johnson


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