Discourse, 27 August 1843, as Reported by James Burgess

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priesthood or the whole law of God when in full force or power in all its parts and bearings on the earth. It is understood by many by reading this chapter that Melchisedech was king of some country or nation on the earth, but it was not so. In the original it reads king of Shaloam which signifies king of peace or righteousness and not of any country or nation.
Malachi says that the sons of Levi shall in the last days offer an offering in rightousness.
Men will set up stakes and say thus far will we go and no farther, did Abraham when called upon to offer his Son, did the saviour, no, view him fulfiling all rightousness, again on the banks of jordon, also on the Mount transfigured before Peter and John there receiving the fulness of priesthood or the law of God, setting up no stake but coming right up to the mark in all things here him after he returned [p. [16]]
priesthood or the whole law of God when in full force or power in all its parts and bearings on the earth. It is understood by many by reading this chapter that Melchisedech was king of some country or nation on the earth, but it was not so. In the original it reads king of Shaloam which signifies king of peace or righteousness and not of any country or nation.
Malachi says that the sons of Levi shall in the last days offer an offering in rightousness.
Men will set up stakes and say thus far will we go and no farther, did Abraham when called upon to offer his Son, did the saviour, no, view him fulfiling all rightousness, again on the banks of jordon, also on the Mount transfigured before Peter and John there receiving the fulness of priesthood or the law of God, setting up no stake but coming right up to the mark in all things here him after he returned [p. [16]]
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