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 pres ence 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 shed ding 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 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 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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