Who is God? Simply put, God is our Heavenly Father. He is the all-supreme being of the universe. He is a loving and a caring God. God is literally the father of our spirits. Mormons believe that we lived with God before we came to this earth life and that we can return to live with Him again, because of His Son Jesus Christ. Read more about the Plan of Salvation for God’s children »
Do Mormons believe God is part of the Trinity?
No. Mormons do not believe in the doctrine of the trinity. In other words, we do not believe that God is incomprehensible; rather, we believe God is a very comprehensible being. He wants His children to know who He is.
In fact, Mormons believe that God the Father, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Ghost are three distinct and separate beings. God has a body of flesh of bone; he is not some formless mass floating through space. He loves us, weeps for us, and answers our sincere prayers.
We refer to God, Jesus, and the Holy Ghost as the Godhead. Together, they govern the earth and the universe.
How can you develop a relationship with God?
One of the most important things any person can do to develop a relationship with God is to pray. Prayer is our tool to communicate with God. When we pray sincerely God answers. Read more about prayer »
Another wonderful way to get to know God is to serve others. King Benjamin, a prophet-king in the Book of Mormon, taught his people that “when ye are in the service of your fellow beings ye are only in the service of your God” (Mosiah 2:17).
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