Appendix: William Clayton, Journal Excerpt, 1–4 April 1843

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Also The appearing of the father and the son in John c 14 v 23 is a personal appearing, and the idea that they will dwell in a mans heart is a sectarian doctrine and is false”
In answer to a question which I proposed to as follows, ‘Is not the reckoning of Gods time, Angels time, prophets time & mans time according to the planet on which they reside he answered Yes “But there is no Angel ministers to this earth only what either does belong or has belonged to this earth And the Angels do not reside on a planet like our earth but they dwell with God and the planet where he dwells is like crystal, and like a sea of glass before the throne. This is the great Urim & Thummim whereon all things [p. 68]
Also The appearing of the father and the son in John c 14 v 23 is a personal appearing, and the idea that they will dwell in a mans heart is a sectarian doctrine and is false”
In answer to a question which I proposed to as follows, ‘Is not the reckoning of Gods time, Angels time, prophets time & mans time according to the planet on which they reside he answered Yes “But there is no Angel ministers to this earth only what either does belong or has belonged to this earth And the Angels do not reside on a planet like our earth but they dwell with God and the planet where he dwells is like crystal, and like a sea of glass before the throne. This is the great Urim & Thummim whereon all things [p. 68]
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