Official Declarations. 7:41 (3, 40–48). Official Declaration 1. On October 3, 1918 President Joseph F. Smith received the vision recorded in Doctrine and Covenants 138. 3 stars. The doctrine and Covenants, of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, containing the revelations given to Joseph Smith, Jun., the prophet, for the building up of the Kingdom of God in the last days Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. 55 I observed that they were also among the noble and great ones who were chosen in the beginning to be rulers in the Church of God. Luke 24:49. Luke 23:43; Alma 40:20 (20–21). To the Councils and Quorums and Orders of the Church and to the General Conference: Bible, Inspired Version Book of Mormon 9:13 (10–13); Alma 41:4 (3–5). 15 I beheld that they were filled with joy and gladness, and were rejoicing together because the day of their deliverance was at hand. 51 These the Lord taught, and gave them power to come forth, after his resurrection from the dead, to enter into his Father's kingdom, there to be crowned with immortality and eternal life. ), 10 "For for this cause was the gospel preached also to them that are dead, that they might be judged according to men in the flesh, but live according to God in the spirit." 25 I marveled, for I understood that the Savior spent about three years in his ministry among the Jews and those of the house of Israel, endeavoring to teach them the everlasting gospel and call them unto repentance; 26 And yet, notwithstanding his mighty works, and miracles, and proclamation of the truth, in great power and authority, there were but few who hearkened to his voice, and rejoiced in his presence, and received salvation at his hands. (1 Peter 4:6.). 12 And there were gathered together in one place an innumerable company of the spirits of the ajust, who had been bfaithful in the ctestimony of Jesus while they lived in mortality; 13 And who had offered asacrifice in the bsimilitude of the great sacrifice of the Son of God, and had suffered ctribulation in their Redeemer’s dname. 1 stars. 39 And our glorious aMother bEve, with many of her faithful cdaughters who had lived through the ages and worshiped the true and living God. 18 While this vast multitude waited and conversed, rejoicing in the hour of their deliverance from the chains of death, the Son of God appeared, declaring liberty to the captives who had been faithful; 19 And there he preached to them the everlasting gospel, the doctrine of the resurrection and the redemption of mankind from the fall, and from individual sins on conditions of repentance. An uncut sheet of the first Kirtland issue (Dec. 1833) of The Evening and the Morning Star, which was printed on the same press as the 1835 Doctrine and Covenants, is super royal size, or approximately 27½ × 20 inches (70 × 51 cm). 8:11; 1 Cor. Doctrine and Covenants 137. Doctrine and Covenants 128. 38 Among the great and mighty ones who were assembled in this vast congregation of the righteous were Father Adam, the Ancient of Days and father of all. Sections 121 to 138; Doctrine and Covenants. Doctrine and Covenants 137. Isa. 1 Cor. 138:1 On the third of October, in the year nineteen hundred and eighteen, I sat in my room pondering over the scriptures; D&C 124:33 (28–39). 17 Their sleeping dust was to be restored unto its perfect frame, bone to his bone, and the sinews and the flesh upon them, the spirit and the body to be united never again to be divided, that they might receive a fulness of joy. Official Declaration 1. The revelation was considered by the various quorums and councils of the church, and by the General Conference, and was endorsed by them and ordered to be published in the Doctrine and Covenants. This article will discuss the historical setting and doctrinal significance of section 138, President Joseph F. Smith’s vision of the redemption of the dead. 35 And so it was made known among the dead, both small and great, the unrighteous as well as the faithful, that redemption had been wrought through the asacrifice of the Son of God upon the bcross. Print. Isa. Audiobook (MP3) SKU 5201471. TG Baptism, Essential; Baptism for the Dead. 43 Moreover, Ezekiel, who was shown in vision the great valley of dry bones, which were to be clothed upon with flesh, to come forth again in the resurrection of the dead, living souls; 44 Daniel, who foresaw and foretold the establishment of the kingdom of God in the latter days, never again to be destroyed nor given to other people; 45 Elias, who was with Moses on the Mount of Transfiguration; 46 And Malachi, the prophet who testified of the coming of Elijah—of whom also Moroni spake to the Prophet Joseph Smith, declaring that he should come before the ushering in of the great and dreadful day of the Lord—were also there. Print. President Smith included the following introductory statement: 2:9. 64:4; 1 Cor. TG Paradise. Deut. In this vision he saw the resurrected Savior minister to righteous spirits awaiting deliverance from the bands of death. TG Jesus Christ, Redeemer; Salvation for the Dead. 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