Do Mormons think Adam is God?

Most Mormons accept Adam as “the Ancient of Days,” “father of all,” and “Michael the Archangel” but do not recognize him as being “God the Father.”

What is the Mormon view of creation?

Unlike the ideas of some other religions, God in Mormon thinking does not create time and matter out of nothing. Instead he works with matter and spirit that already exist and organises them into the created universe.

Who is Michael LDS?

As Michael, the archangel, Adam led the forces of God against the armies of Lucifer in the War in Heaven. Under the direction of Elohim and Jehovah, he assisted in the creation of the earth.

Who was the father of Adam?

Detail from Michelangelo’s The Creation of Adam, Sistine Chapel ceiling
Spouse(s) Biblical: Eve Extra-biblical: Lilith precedes Eve
Children Biblical: Cain, Abel and Seth (three sons) Extra-biblical: Awan, Azura, and Luluwa or Aclima (three daughters)
Parent(s) God (Creator/Father)

Was Adam God’s Son?

Adam was neither God nor the Only Begotten Son of God. He was a child of God in the spirit as we all are (see Acts 17:29). Jesus was the firstborn in the spirit, and the only one born to God in the flesh. The Almighty himself repeatedly called Jesus both his firstborn and his Only Begotten.

Did Adam become an angel?

Although he was given another name, that of Adam, he did not change his identity. After his mortal death he resumed his position as an angel in the heavens, once again serving as the chief angel, or archangel, and took again his former name of Michael.

Who taught Adam and Eve?

Adam, Eve, and their children were taught the gospel of Jesus Christ (see Moses 5:4–9, 14–15, 58–59; see also Alma 12:26–33). Adam and Eve received the gospel with joy and gladness, understanding the necessity and blessings of the Fall (see Moses 5:10–11; see also 2 Nephi 2:22–25; Mormon 9:12).