Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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power thereof; even the earth upon which  you stand.
3 And the light which now shineth, which  giveth you light, is through him who enlighten eth your eyes, which is the same light that  quickeneth your understandings; which light  proceedeth forth from the presence of God, to  fill the immensity of space. The light which  is in all things; which giveth life to all things;  which is the law by which all things are go verned: even the power of God who sitteth  upon his throne, who is in the bosom of eter nity, who is in the midst of all things.
4 Now, verily I say unto you, that through  the redemption which is made for you, is  brought to pass the resurrection from the dead.  And the spirit and the body is the soul of man.  And the resurrection from the dead is the re demption of the soul: and the redemption of  the soul is through him who quickeneth all  things, in whose bosom it is decreed, that the  poor and the meek of the earth shall inherit it.  Therefore it must needs be sanctified from all  unrighteousness, that it may be prepared for  the celestial glory; for after it hath filled the  measure of its creation, it shall be crowned  with glory, even with the presence of God the  Father; that bodies who are of the celestial  kingdom may possess it forever and ever; for,  for this intent was it made and created; and  for this intent are they sanctified.
5 And they who are not sanctified through  the law which I have give[n] unto you; even the  law of Christ, must inherit another kingdom,  even that of a terrestrial kingdom, or that of a [p. 131]
power thereof; even the earth upon which you stand.
3 And the light which now shineth, which giveth you light, is through him who enlighteneth your eyes, which is the same light that quickeneth your understandings; which light proceedeth forth from the presence of God, to fill the immensity of space. The light which is in all things; which giveth life to all things; which is the law by which all things are governed: even the power of God who sitteth upon his throne, who is in the bosom of eternity, who is in the midst of all things.
4 Now, verily I say unto you, that through the redemption which is made for you, is brought to pass the resurrection from the dead. And the spirit and the body is the soul of man. And the resurrection from the dead is the redemption of the soul: and the redemption of the soul is through him who quickeneth all things, in whose bosom it is decreed, that the poor and the meek of the earth shall inherit it. Therefore it must needs be sanctified from all unrighteousness, that it may be prepared for the celestial glory; for after it hath filled the measure of its creation, it shall be crowned with glory, even with the presence of God the Father; that bodies who are of the celestial kingdom may possess it forever and ever; for, for this intent was it made and created; and for this intent are they sanctified.
5 And they who are not sanctified through the law which I have given unto you; even the law of Christ, must inherit another kingdom, even that of a terrestrial kingdom, or that of a [p. 131]
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