In my understanding of LDS teaching, both Jesus and Lucifer proposed plans of salvation to Elohim, and Jesus' plan was chosen. As a result, some people on earth may attain godhood if they follow the gospel and obey its teachings to a high enough standard.

The idea that two plans of salvation were offered seems to indicate that there really was an option. So, my question is whether or not the attainment of godhood is the same for all worlds or if the requirements could be vastly different from world to world. Does each god have the option of creating his own requirements for his spiritual children to attain godhood themselves or is there, in reality, one universal gospel for all worlds and all gods?

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    Again, with most of your questions like this, the answer is: "We don't know" or "It hasn't been revealed." – Matt Dec 23 '13 at 15:07
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    Perhaps there are both Calvinistic and Arminianist gods in the LDS universe! – curiousdannii Dec 23 '13 at 15:16
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    @Narnian It certainly doesn't hurt to ask, but perhaps understanding a more general fact about LDS doctrine will help you arrive at your own conclusion (teach the man how to fish, not just give him a fish, kind of thing): the account of Gods and worlds are not revealed to us here. – Matt Dec 23 '13 at 15:23
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    No time to give a proper answer, but the first section of this: Gospel Principles: Jesus Christ, Our Chosen Leader and Savior certainly covers the idea of multiple plans. Spoiler: the 2nd plan wouldn't have worked. – Daniel Dec 23 '13 at 18:56
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    @Narnian: Matt's right on this one. Many of your recent questions on topics related to this one are things that have not been revealed because, as interesting of intellectual curiosities as they may make for, they aren't actually relevant to our salvation. And I keep being reminded of a certain verse from Jacob chapter 4 in the Book of Mormon. It's verse 14, but read the whole chapter for context. It essentially says that focusing overly much on mysteries rather than important Gospel principles can be a trap that ends up getting you lost. – Mason Wheeler Jan 1 '14 at 11:56

The plan was put forth by Elohim and when it was understood that a Redeemer was needed to effect the plan it was then that his Beloved and First born Son responded, "Here am I, send me"...

There never was an option.

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