Doctrine and Covenants, 1835

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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and in power, and in might, and in dominion. And thus we  saw the glory of the celestial, which excels in all things;  where God, even the Father, reigns upon his throne forever  and ever: before whose throne all things bow in humble rever ence and give him glory forever and ever. They who dwell  in his presence are the church of the first born; and they see  as they are seen, and know as they are known, having receiv ed of his fulness and of his grace; and he makes them equal in  power, and in might, and in dominion. And the glory of the  celestial is one, even as the glory of the sun is one. And the  glory of the terrestrial is one, even as the glory of the moon is  one. And the glory of the telestial is one, even as the glory  of the stars is one for as one star differs from another star in  glory, even so difiers one from another in glory in the teles tial world: for these are they who are of Paul, and of Apollos,  and of Cephas: these are they who say they are some of one  and some of another; some of Christ; and some of John; and  some of Moses; and some of Elias; and some of Esaias; and  some of Isaiah; and some of Enoch, but received not the gos pel; neither the testimony of Jesus; neither the prophets: nei ther the everlasting covenant; last of all, these all are they  who will not be gathered with the saints, to be caught up un to the church of the first born, and received into the cloud:  these are they who are liars, and sorcerers, and adulterers, and  whoremongers, and whosoever loves and makes a lie: these are  they who suffer the wrath of God on the earth: these are they  who suffer the vengeance of eternal fire: these are they who  are cast down to hell and suffer the wrath of Almighty God until  the fulness of times, when Christ shall have subdued all ene mies under his feet, and shall have perfected his work, when  he shall deliver up the kingdom and present it unto the Father  spotless, saying: I have overcome and have trodden the wine- press alone, even the wine-press of the fierceness of the wrath  of Almighty God: then shall he be crowned with the crown  of his glory, to sit on the throne of his power to reign forever  and ever. But behold and lo, we saw the glory and the inhab itants of the telestial world, that they were as innumerable as  the stars in the firmament of heaven, or as the sand upon the  sea shore, and heard the voice of the Lord saying: These all  shall bow the knee, and every tongue shall confess to him who  sits upon the throne forever and ever: for they shall be judged  according to their works; and every man shall receive accor ding to his own works, and his own dominion, in the mansions  which are prepared, and they shall be servants of the Most  High, but where God and Christ dwell they cannot come,  worlds without end. This is the end of the vision which we [p. 230]
and in power, and in might, and in dominion. And thus we saw the glory of the celestial, which excels in all things; where God, even the Father, reigns upon his throne forever and ever: before whose throne all things bow in humble reverence and give him glory forever and ever. They who dwell in his presence are the church of the first born; and they see as they are seen, and know as they are known, having received of his fulness and of his grace; and he makes them equal in power, and in might, and in dominion. And the glory of the celestial is one, even as the glory of the sun is one. And the glory of the terrestrial is one, even as the glory of the moon is one. And the glory of the telestial is one, even as the glory of the stars is one for as one star differs from another star in glory, even so difiers one from another in glory in the telestial world: for these are they who are of Paul, and of Apollos, and of Cephas: these are they who say they are some of one and some of another; some of Christ; and some of John; and some of Moses; and some of Elias; and some of Esaias; and some of Isaiah; and some of Enoch, but received not the gospel; neither the testimony of Jesus; neither the prophets: neither the everlasting covenant; last of all, these all are they who will not be gathered with the saints, to be caught up unto the church of the first born, and received into the cloud: these are they who are liars, and sorcerers, and adulterers, and whoremongers, and whosoever loves and makes a lie: these are they who suffer the wrath of God on the earth: these are they who suffer the vengeance of eternal fire: these are they who are cast down to hell and suffer the wrath of Almighty God until the fulness of times, when Christ shall have subdued all enemies under his feet, and shall have perfected his work, when he shall deliver up the kingdom and present it unto the Father spotless, saying: I have overcome and have trodden the wine-press alone, even the wine-press of the fierceness of the wrath of Almighty God: then shall he be crowned with the crown of his glory, to sit on the throne of his power to reign forever and ever. But behold and lo, we saw the glory and the inhabitants of the telestial world, that they were as innumerable as the stars in the firmament of heaven, or as the sand upon the sea shore, and heard the voice of the Lord saying: These all shall bow the knee, and every tongue shall confess to him who sits upon the throne forever and ever: for they shall be judged according to their works; and every man shall receive according to his own works, and his own dominion, in the mansions which are prepared, and they shall be servants of the Most High, but where God and Christ dwell they cannot come, worlds without end. This is the end of the vision which we [p. 230]
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