Excerpt from The Latter-Day Saints' Millennial Star, Vol. 73: May 18, 1911
But is it impossible to think of God as a person? We think of Jesus as a person, and as God. If this is so, is it impossible to believe that as we are, God has been, and that as God is we may become? If reason by analogy has any force at all, it would seem that is the only logical conception of the Deity. But, as already said, the possibility or impossibility of belief has no bearing on the subject. The only question is, what has been revealed?
The scriptures certainly represent God as a person. In the scrip tures we are told that man was formed in the image and like ness of God. There should be no difficulty in comprehending what is meant by this twofold expression, for in the same sacred record (gen. We read that Adam became the father of a son born in his own likeness, after his image. That man was formed in the image and likeness of God is, therefore, a statement that means no more and no less than the similar statement that the son of Adam was born in his likeness and image.
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