Your image of God as being a different kind of being from us is so depressing! How can you ever hope to become like Him if you’re not literally His child?
This one may sound strange to you because there are a few Mormon ideas behind this challenge, and you may not be aware of all of them. What kind of questions would you ask your Mormon friend to draw out the differences between your beliefs and explain your answer? Why does our view of God’s nature give us joy, whereas the same view would give your Mormon friend hopelessness? The answer to this question goes to the heart of the difference between our gospels.