Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Section 7 • Revelation, 27–28 December 1832 and 3 January 1833 [D&C 88]
SECTION VII.
 
Revelation given December 27, 1832.
 
1 Verily, thus saith the Lord unto you, who  have assembled yourselves together to re ceive his will concerning you. Behold, this  is pleasing unto your Lord, and the angels re joice over you; the alms of your prayers have  come up into the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth,  and are recorded in the book of the names of  the sanctified: even them of the celestial world.  Wherefore, I now send upon you another  comforter; even upon you my friends, that it  may abide in your hearts, even the Holy Spir it of promise; which other comforter is the  same that I promised unto my disciples, as is  recorded in the testimony of John.
2 This comforter is the promise which I  give unto you of eternal life; even the glory  of the celestial kingdom: which glory is that of  the church of the first born; even of God the  holiest of all, through Jesus Christ his Son:— he that ascended up on high; as also he de scended below all things; in that he compre hended all things, that he might be in all, and  through all things; the light of truth; which  truth shineth. This is the light of Christ.  As also he is in the sun, and the light of the  sun, and the power thereof by which it was  made. As also he is in the moon, and is the  light of the moon, and the power thereof by  which it was made. As also the light of the  stars, and the power thereof by which they  were made. And the earth also, and the [p. 130]
Section 7 • Revelation, 27–28 December 1832 and 3 January 1833 [D&C 88]
SECTION VII.
 
Revelation given December 27, 1832.
 
1 Verily, thus saith the Lord unto you, who have assembled yourselves together to receive his will concerning you. Behold, this is pleasing unto your Lord, and the angels rejoice over you; the alms of your prayers have come up into the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth, and are recorded in the book of the names of the sanctified: even them of the celestial world. Wherefore, I now send upon you another comforter; even upon you my friends, that it may abide in your hearts, even the Holy Spirit of promise; which other comforter is the same that I promised unto my disciples, as is recorded in the testimony of John.
2 This comforter is the promise which I give unto you of eternal life; even the glory of the celestial kingdom: which glory is that of the church of the first born; even of God the holiest of all, through Jesus Christ his Son:—he that ascended up on high; as also he descended below all things; in that he comprehended all things, that he might be in all, and through all things; the light of truth; which truth shineth. This is the light of Christ. As also he is in the sun, and the light of the sun, and the power thereof by which it was made. As also he is in the moon, and is the light of the moon, and the power thereof by which it was made. As also the light of the stars, and the power thereof by which they were made. And the earth also, and the [p. 130]
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