Is Mormonism Christian? – A Chart Comparing Teachings

Mormonism Teaches Christianity Teaches
The Existence of Many Gods

Journal of Discourses 2:345; Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith p.370; Mormon Doctrine, pp.322-323; 576-577

There is only One God

James 2:19, Deuteronomy 6:4; Isaiah 43:10

God the Father is an Exalted Man

Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith, pp. 345-347; D&C 130:22

God the Father is not a Man

Numbers 23:19; Isaiah 31:3; Hos.11:9

God the Father has a Physical Body

Doctrine and Covenants 130:22

God the Father is Spirit

John 4:24

God the Father had a Beginning

The Seer, 132; Mormon Doctrine p.322

God the Father is Eternal

Isaiah 43:13; 44:6,8

God the Father has Parents

The Seer, p.132

God the Father has no Parents

Isaiah 43:13

God the Father is a Polygamist

The Seer, p.172

God is not Married

Mark 12:28-30

God only Organized the Universe

Mormon Doctrine, p. 589-590

God Created the Universe by His Word

Genesis 1:1; John 1:1-3

Jesus was Physically conceived Son of God and not begotten by Holy Ghost

Mormon Doctrine, 546-547; Come Unto Christ by Ezra Taft Benson, p.4

Jesus was Begotten by the Holy Spirit

Matthew 1:1-18; Luke 1:26-35

Jesus Became a God

Deseret News, June 17, 1909; Conference Report, Apostle Richard Scott, April 7, 1997

Jesus has always been God

John 1:1-18; Col. 2:9; Psalms 90:2

Jesus and Satan are Brothers

Gospel Through the Ages, p.15

Satan is a Created Being, Created by Jesus

Isaiah 14:12-15; Revelation 12:9; Colossians 1:15-16

Jesus was a Polygamist

Journal of Discourses vol.2, 82,210, Journal of Discourses, vol.1:345-346

Jesus has only One Bride: the Church

Revelation 19:7-9; 21:9

Men can Become Gods

Journal of Discourses, vol. 2:345; Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith p. 346-347

Men can only become Children of God

John 1:12; Romans 8:23

There is Salvation after Death

Mormon Doctrine, pp. 669-672

There is no Salvation after Death

Hebrews 3:7-8, 13, 15; 9:27

There is Salvation only in the LDS Church

Doctrines of Salvation, vol.1:350; Mormon Doctrine, p. 670

There is Salvation only in Jesus Christ

John 14:6; Acts 4:12

Salvation is through Jesus and Joseph Smith

Journal of Discourses, vol. 7:289; Mormon Doctrine, p. 670

Salvation is only through Jesus

John 3:16; Ephesians 2:8-9

Salvation comes only through the LDS Church by following all the laws and ordinances of the LDS gospel

Third Article of Faith, Mormon Doctrine p. 670, Doctrines of Salvation, vol. 2, 306-311

Salvation comes only by faith in Jesus. There are no laws and ordinances in the true Gospel of God

1 Cor. 15:1-4; Gal. 2:16-21; Eph. 2:8-9; Phil 3:9; Titus 3:5-7