Latter-day Saint scripture/Critical proof text

Scriptures used by critics as proof-texts

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John 4:24

Summary: This verse is used as a proof-text by critics of the LDS doctrine of the corporeal nature of God. Critics argue that this passage proves that God does not have a physical body.

Revelation 22:18-19

Isaiah 43:10

Summary: This verse is used as a proof-text by critics of the LDS doctrines of the plurality of gods and the deification of man. It is claimed that this verse proves that there never has been or ever will be another being who could properly be called a god.

Genesis 3:4

Summary: This verse is used by critics to attempt to show that the LDS doctrine of deification is a teaching of Satan.


Further reading and additional sources responding to these claims