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Is marriage essential to achieve exaltation?


Brief Summary: Some criticize the Latter-day Saint view of marriage as essential on the following grounds: 1)If marriage is essential to achieve exaltation, why did Paul say that it is good for a man not to marry? (1 Corinthians 7:1), 2)Why does the Mormon Church teach that we can be married in heaven when Jesus said in Matthew 22:30 that there is no marriage in the resurrection? 3) Since not all members of the Church are married, doesn't this mean there will be many otherwise good Mormons who will not be exalted? (Click here for full article)
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LDS leaders on "neither marry nor are given in marriage"


Brief Summary: Did LDS leaders see Matthew 22:28-30 ("neither marry nor are given in marriage") as threatening the LDS doctrine of eternal marriage? Did they think it needed to be 'corrected'? (Click here for full article)
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Paul: it is good "not to marry"?


Brief Summary: Why did Paul say that is was good not to marry (1 Corinthians 7)? (Click here for full article)
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