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The "Godhead" in Mormonism Three distinct beings, unlike the Trinity

Mormons reject the doctrine of the Trinity, believing instead in the Godhead. The Mormon Godhead is three distinct beings who are one in purpose but not in being: the Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit.

  • God the Father in Mormonism

    When Mormons speak of "God," they are referring to Heavenly Father or God the Father, the first member of the Godhead. According to the Mormon scriptures, God the Father and Jesus Christ appeared together to 14-year-old Joseph Smith, the founder of Mormonism, telling him that all Christian denominations that existed at that time were wrong... full article →
  • Jesus in Mormonism

    Jesus Christ is central to the Mormon faith. Mormons share many of the same beliefs about Jesus as mainstream Christianity, but hold a number of distinctive beliefs as well. full article →
  • The Holy Ghost in Mormonism

    In Mormonism, the Holy Ghost is the third person of the Godhead, also known as the Spirit, the Holy Spirit, the Spirit of God, the Spirit of the Lord, or the Comforter... full article →


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