Discourse, 27 August 1843, as Reported by Franklin D. Richards

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of Priesthood portrayed in this chapter
1st Levitical which was neve[r] able to administer a Blessing but only to bind heavy burdens which neither they nor their fath wer[e] able to bear.
2 Abrahams Patriarchal power which is the greatest yet experienced in this church
3d That of melchisedec who had still greater power even power of endless Life of which was our Lord Jesus Christ which also Abraham obtained by the offering of his son Isaac which was not the power of a Prophet nor apostle nor Patriarc[h] only but of King or Priest to God to open the windows of Heaven and pour out the peace & Law of endless Life to man & No man can attain to the Joint heirship with Jesus christ with out bein[g] administered to by one having the same power & Authority of Melchisede[c] [p. [31]]
of Priesthood portrayed in this chapter
1st Levitical which was never able to administer a Blessing but only to bind heavy burdens which neither they nor their fath were able to bear.
2 Abrahams Patriarchal power which is the greatest yet experienced in this church
3d That of melchisedec who had still greater power even power of endless Life of which was our Lord Jesus Christ which also Abraham obtained by the offering of his son Isaac which was not the power of a Prophet nor apostle nor Patriarch only but of King or Priest to God to open the windows of Heaven and pour out the peace & Law of endless Life to man & No man can attain to the Joint heirship with Jesus christ with out being administered to by one having the same power & Authority of Melchisedec [p. [31]]
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