Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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which came and dwelt in the flesh, and dwelt  among us.
2 And I John saw that he received not of  the fulness at the first, but received grace for  grace: and he received not of the fulness at  first, but continued from grace to grace, until  he received a fulness: and thus he was called  the Son of God, because he received not of  the fulness at the first. And I John bare re cord, and lo, the heavens were opened and the  Holy Ghost descended upon him in the form  of a dove, and sat upon him, and there came  a voice out of heaven saying, this is my be loved Son. And I John bare record that he  received a fulness of the glory of the Father;  and he received all power, both in heaven and  on earth; and the glory of the Father was  with him, for he dwelt in him.
3 And it shall come to pass, that if you are  faithful, you shall receive the fulness of the  record of John. I give unto you these say ings that you may understand and know how  to worship, and know what you worship, that  you may come unto the Father in my name,  and in dne [due] time receive of his fulness, for if  you keep my commandments you shall receive  of his fulness and be glorified in me as I am  in the Father: therefore. I say unto you, you  shall receive grace for grace.
4 And now verily I say unto you, I was in  the beginning with the Father, and am the first  born; and all those who are begotten through  me, are partakers of the glory of the same,  and are the church of the first born. Ye were  also in the beginning with the Father: that [p. 324]
which came and dwelt in the flesh, and dwelt among us.
2 And I John saw that he received not of the fulness at the first, but received grace for grace: and he received not of the fulness at first, but continued from grace to grace, until he received a fulness: and thus he was called the Son of God, because he received not of the fulness at the first. And I John bare record, and lo, the heavens were opened and the Holy Ghost descended upon him in the form of a dove, and sat upon him, and there came a voice out of heaven saying, this is my beloved Son. And I John bare record that he received a fulness of the glory of the Father; and he received all power, both in heaven and on earth; and the glory of the Father was with him, for he dwelt in him.
3 And it shall come to pass, that if you are faithful, you shall receive the fulness of the record of John. I give unto you these sayings that you may understand and know how to worship, and know what you worship, that you may come unto the Father in my name, and in dne [due] time receive of his fulness, for if you keep my commandments you shall receive of his fulness and be glorified in me as I am in the Father: therefore. I say unto you, you shall receive grace for grace.
4 And now verily I say unto you, I was in the beginning with the Father, and am the first born; and all those who are begotten through me, are partakers of the glory of the same, and are the church of the first born. Ye were also in the beginning with the Father: that [p. 324]
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