Discourse, between circa 26 June and circa 4 August 1839–A, as Reported by Willard Richards

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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all & foretold what should befall them to the latest generation— See D.C. Sec III 28. 29 par.— This is why Abraham blessd his posterity; he wanted to bring them into the presence of God. They looked for a city, &c,— Moses Sought to bring the children of Israel into the presence of God. through the power of the , but he could not. In the first ages of the world they tried to establish the same thing— & there were Elias’s raised up who tried to restore these very glories but did not obtain them. <​but​> (Enoch did for himself & those that were with them Him, but not for the world. J. T.) They prophecied of a day when this Glory would be revealed.— Paul spoke of the Dispensation of the fulness of times. when God would gather together all things in one &c <​&​>, Those men to whom these have been given will have to be there (I.E. when Adam shall again assemble his children of the Priesthood, & christ be in their midst) the Ancient of Days come &c &c J. T.) And they without us could <​cannot​> not be made perfect. These men are in heaven, but their children [p. 66]
all & foretold what should befall them to the latest generation— See D.C. Sec III 28. 29 par.— This is why Abraham blessd his posterity; he wanted to bring them into the presence of God. They looked for a city, &c,— Moses Sought to bring the children of Israel into the presence of God. through the power of the , but he could not. In the first ages of the world they tried to establish the same thing— & there were Elias’s raised up who tried to restore these very glories but did not obtain them. but (Enoch did for himself & those that were with Him, but not for the world. J. T.) They prophecied of a day when this Glory would be revealed.— Paul spoke of the Dispensation of the fulness of times. when God would gather together all things in one &c &, Those men to whom these have been given will have to be there (I.E. when Adam shall again assemble his children of the Priesthood, & christ be in their midst) the Ancient of Days come &c &c J. T.) And they without us cannot not be made perfect. These men are in heaven, but their children [p. 66]
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