History, 1838–1856, volume A-1 [23 December 1805–30 August 1834]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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the order of Melchisedek, which was after the order of Enoch, which was after the order of the only begotten Son; wherefore, as it is written, they are Gods even the sons of God: wherefore all things are theirs, whether life or death, or things present or things to come, all are theirs, and they are christ’s, and Christ is God’s; and they shall overcome all things; wherefore let no man glory in man, but rather let him glory in God, who shall subdue all enemies under his feet; these shall dwell in the presence of god and his Christ forever and ever; these are they whom he shall bring with him, when he shall come in the clouds of heaven, to reign on earth over his people; these are they who shall have part in the first resurrection: these are they who shall come forth in the resurrection of the just: these are they who are come unto mount ; and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly place, the holiest of all: these are they who have come to an innumerable company of angels; to the general assembly and church of the Enoch, and of the first born; these are they whose names are written in heaven, where God and Christ are the judge of all: these are they who are just men made perfect through Jesus, the mediator of the new covenant, who wrought out this perfect atonement through the shedding of his own blood: these are they whose bodies are , whose glory is that of the son sun, even the glory of God the highest of all; whose glory the sun of the firmament is written of as being typical.
6 And again we saw the Terrestrial world and behold and lo! these are they who are of the Terrestrial, whose glory differs from that [HC 1:249] of the , who have received the fulness of the Father, even as that of the moon differs from the sun of the firmament. Behold these [p. 188]
the order of Melchisedek, which was after the order of Enoch, which was after the order of the only begotten Son; wherefore, as it is written, they are Gods even the sons of God: wherefore all things are theirs, whether life or death, or things present or things to come, all are theirs, and they are christ’s, and Christ is God’s; and they shall overcome all things; wherefore let no man glory in man, but rather let him glory in God, who shall subdue all enemies under his feet; these shall dwell in the presence of god and his Christ forever and ever; these are they whom he shall bring with him, when he shall come in the clouds of heaven, to reign on earth over his people; these are they who shall have part in the first resurrection: these are they who shall come forth in the resurrection of the just: these are they who are come unto mount ; and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly place, the holiest of all: these are they who have come to an innumerable company of angels; to the general assembly and church of Enoch, and of the first born; these are they whose names are written in heaven, where God and Christ are the judge of all: these are they who are just men made perfect through Jesus, the mediator of the new covenant, who wrought out this perfect atonement through the shedding of his own blood: these are they whose bodies are , whose glory is that of the sun, even the glory of God the highest of all; whose glory the sun of the firmament is written of as being typical.
6 And again we saw the Terrestrial world and behold and lo! these are they who are of the Terrestrial, whose glory differs from that [HC 1:249] of the , who have received the fulness of the Father, even as that of the moon differs from the sun of the firmament. Behold these [p. 188]
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