Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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the resurrection of the just, and they who  have done evil in the resurrection of the un just. Now this caused us to marvel, for it  was given unto us of the Spirit: and while we  meditated upon these things, the Lord touched  the eyes of our understandings, and they were  opened, and the glory of the Lord shone round  about; and we beheld the glory of the Son,  on the right hand of the Father, and received  of his fulness; and saw the holy angels, and  they who are sanctified before his throne,  worshipping God and the Lamb, who worship  him forever and ever. And now, after the  many testimonies which have been given of  him, this is the testimony, last of all, which we  give of him, that he lives; for we saw him,  even on the right hand of God; and we heard  the voice bearing record that he is the only  begotten of the Father; that by him and  through him, and of him, the worlds are and  were created; and the inhabitants thereof are  begotten sons and daughters unto God. And  this we saw also, and bear record, that an angel  of God, who was in authority in the presence  of God, who rebelled against the only begot ten Son; whom the Father loved, and who  was in the bosom of the Father; and was  thrust down from the presence of God and the  Son, and was called Perdition; for the heavens  wept over him; he was Lucifer, a son of the  morning. And while we were yet in the Spir it, the Lord commanded us that we should  write the vision: for we beheld satan, that old  serpent, even the devil, who rebelled against  God, and sought to take the kingdom of our [p. 351]
the resurrection of the just, and they who have done evil in the resurrection of the unjust. Now this caused us to marvel, for it was given unto us of the Spirit: and while we meditated upon these things, the Lord touched the eyes of our understandings, and they were opened, and the glory of the Lord shone round about; and we beheld the glory of the Son, on the right hand of the Father, and received of his fulness; and saw the holy angels, and they who are sanctified before his throne, worshipping God and the Lamb, who worship him forever and ever. And now, after the many testimonies which have been given of him, this is the testimony, last of all, which we give of him, that he lives; for we saw him, even on the right hand of God; and we heard the voice bearing record that he is the only begotten of the Father; that by him and through him, and of him, the worlds are and were created; and the inhabitants thereof are begotten sons and daughters unto God. And this we saw also, and bear record, that an angel of God, who was in authority in the presence of God, who rebelled against the only begotten Son; whom the Father loved, and who was in the bosom of the Father; and was thrust down from the presence of God and the Son, and was called Perdition; for the heavens wept over him; he was Lucifer, a son of the morning. And while we were yet in the Spirit, the Lord commanded us that we should write the vision: for we beheld satan, that old serpent, even the devil, who rebelled against God, and sought to take the kingdom of our [p. 351]
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