God Tells Moses, “Thou Art in the Similitude of Mine Only Begotten”

Moses 1:6

6 And I have a work for thee, Moses, my son; and thou art in the similitude of mine Only Begotten; and mine Only Begotten is and shall be the Savior, for he is full of grace and truth; but there is no God beside me, and all things are present with me, for I know them all.

The First Presidency (Presidents Joseph F. Smith, John R. Winder, and Anthon H. Lund) said:

“Man is the child of God, formed in the divine image and endowed with divine attributes, and even as the infant son of an earthly father and mother is capable in due time of becoming a man, so the undeveloped offspring of celestial parentage is capable, by experience through ages and aeons, of evolving into a God.”

(“The Origin of Man,” Improvement Era, Nov. 1909, 81.)

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