Revelation Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Revelation, 27–28 December 1832 [D&C 88:1–126]
A Revelation given to the first Elders of this church of Christ organized in these last days
Given December 27 1832
Verily thus saith the Lord to you who have assembled your selves together to receive his will concerning you behold this is pleasing unto your Lord and the Angels rejoice over you the alms of your prayers have come up into the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth & are recorded in the book of the names of the Sanctified even they of the Celestial world wherefore I now send upon you another Comforter even upon you my friends that it may abide in your hearts even the Holy Spirit of promise which other comforter is the same that I promised unto my Disciples as is recorded in the testimony of John this comforter is the promise which I gave unto you of eternal life even the glory of the Celestial Kingdom Which glory is that of the Church of the first bornborn even of God the holiest of all through Jesus Christ his Son he that ascended up on high as also he decended below all things in that he comprehendeth all things that he might be in all & through all things the light of truth therefore which truth shineth this is the light of Christ as also he is in the Sun & the light of the Sun & the power thereof by which it was made as also he is in in the Moon & is the light of the Moon & the power thereof by which it was made as also the light of the Stars & the power thereof by which they were made & the earth <also & the power thereof even the upon which earth> upon which you stand & the light which now shineth which giveth you light is through him which enlighteneth your eyes which is the same light that quickeneth your understanding which light proceedeth forth from the presence of God to fill the immencity of space the light which is in all things which giveth life to all things which is the law by which all things are goverened 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 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 & the body is the soul of man & the resurrection of<from> the dead is the redemption of the soul & the redemption of the Soul is through him who quickeneth
Revelation, 27–28 December 1832 [D&C 88:1–126]
A Revelation given to the first Elders of this church of Christ organized in these last days
Given December 27 1832
Verily thus saith the Lord to you who have assembled your selves together to receive his will concerning you behold this is pleasing unto your Lord and the Angels rejoice over you the alms of your prayers have come up into the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth & are recorded in the book of the names of the Sanctified even they of the Celestial world wherefore I now send upon you another Comforter even upon you my friends that it may abide in your hearts even the Holy Spirit of promise which other comforter is the same that I promised unto my Disciples as is recorded in the testimony of John this comforter is the promise which I gave unto you of eternal life even the glory of the Celestial Kingdom Which glory is that of the Church of the first born even of God the holiest of all through Jesus Christ his Son he that ascended up on high as also he decended below all things in that he comprehendeth all things that he might be in all & through all things the light of truth therefore which truth shineth this is the light of Christ as also he is in the Sun & the light of the Sun & the power thereof by which it was made as also he is in the Moon & is the light of the Moon & the power thereof by which it was made as also the light of the Stars & the power thereof by which they were made & the earth also & the power thereof even the earth upon which you stand & the light which now shineth which giveth you light is through him which enlighteneth your eyes which is the same light that quickeneth your understanding which light proceedeth forth from the presence of God to fill the immencity of space the light which is in all things which giveth life to all things which is the law by which all things are goverened 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 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 & the body is the soul of man & the resurrection from the dead is the redemption of the soul & the redemption of the Soul is through him who quickeneth
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