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Mormon Decisions 10Brigham Young University Fireside, “The Mystery of Godliness,” 6 January 1985; “6. Whence came the plan of salvation? It is simply the laws and ordinances by obedience to which men may gain eternal life and thusbruce mcconkie become as God is and be gods in their own right. Joseph Smith said: “God himself, finding he was in the midst of spirits and glory, because he was more intelligent, saw proper to institute laws whereby the rest could have a privilege to advance like himself. . . . He has power to institute laws to instruct the weaker intelligences, that they may be exalted with himself, so that they might have one glory upon another, and all that knowledge, power, glory, and intelligence, which is requisite in order to save them in the world of spirits” (Teachings, p. 354).” – Bruce R. McConkie, Quorum of the Twelve


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