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This is how Joseph Smith argued it in that sermon: We have imagined that God was God from all eternity. These are incomprehensible ideas to some, but they are the simple and first principles of the gospel, to know for a certainty the character of God, that we may converse with him as one man with another, and that God himself; the Father of us all dwelt on ...


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Introduction: Let’s start with a brief overview to establish who’s who from the LDS point of view: Latter-day Saints commonly refer to God the Eternal Father as Elohim, a Hebrew plural meaning God or gods, and to his Son Jesus Christ, as Jehovah. The first spirit son of Elohim (Heavenly Father) and his wife (Heavenly Mother) is called Jehovah. Jehovah came ...


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The vicar will probably just invite you to come up to the lectern to read the Psalm. If any words need to be said either directly before or after the reading, the vicar will deal with that. In Protestant churches the reader might say words to the effect of "May God bless the reading of His Word" after the reading is finished. That may not be ...


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