Chapter Six


describes the Eternal Round of the Creations of the Gods

The Great Millennium

The Two Great Cities Return

Spirit Intelligence Organized

The Millennium and Celestial Beings
New Jerusalem: Millennial Capital of the World

The Millennium and Terrestrial Beings
Many different Religions
Constitution of the Whole World
Raise Children who died young

The Great Council

The Little Season = The Great 8th Day
Battle of the Great God

Genesis Creation
Chart: the Old Millennial Heaven and the New Earth

The 7th Day: Physical Creation of Man

The Great White Throne

The Bar of God – the final Judgment

The Old Millennial Heaven: a Sea of Glass
Our Earth becomes the New Millennial Heaven

Terrestrial placed on a Terrestrial Orb

Telestial placed on a Telestial Orb
Telestial Deny not the Holy Ghost

Sons of Perdition are Filthy Still

The Great Millennium

The great thousand year reign of Christ has finally arrived. This is the great reward that their terrestrial prophets, popes, and priests have described as heaven, a paradisiacal glory.

image1.jpeg(D&C 29:11) 11 For I will reveal myself from heaven with power and great glory, with all the hosts thereof, and dwell in righteousness with men on earth a thousand years, and the wicked shall not stand.

(Articles of Faith 1:10) 10 ….that Christ will reign personally upon the earth; and, that the earth will be renewed and receive its paradisiacal glory.

(D&C 43:29 – 30) 29 For in mine own due time will I come upon the earth in judgment, and my people shall be redeemed and shall reign with me on earth. 30 For the great Millennium, of which I have spoken by the mouth of my servants, shall come.

(Moses 7:64) 64 And there shall be mine abode, and it shall be Zion, which shall come forth out of all the creations which I have made; and for the space of a thousand years the earth shall rest.

(Revelation 20:6) 6 Blessed and holy is he that hath part in the first resurrection: on such the second death hath no power, they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with him a thousand years.

Peter the Apostle is the 5th Angel who sounds his trump. He has the key to the bottomless pit. He opens the bottomless pit when he sounds his trump and then binds Satan with chains at the end of the world.

image2.jpeg(Revelation 9:1) 1 AND the fifth angel sounded, and I saw a star fall from heaven unto the earth: and to him was given the key of the bottomless pit.

(Revelation 20:1 – 2) 1 AND I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand. 2 And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him a thousand years,

(1 Nephi 22:26) 26 And because of the righteousness of his people, Satan has no power; wherefore, he cannot be loosed for the space of many years; for he hath no power over the hearts of the people, for they dwell in righteousness, and the Holy One of Israel reigneth.

(D&C 88:110) 110 …that there shall be time no longer; and Satan shall be bound, that old serpent, who is called the devil, and shall not be loosed for the space of a thousand years.

The Two Great Cities Return

The New Jerusalem covers an enormous area. Independence is the center place, the World Capital of the Terrestrial and Nauvoo the cornerstone the home of the 144,000 High Priests; most all of America is the Promised Land and is the Zion of the Lord.

image3.jpeg(Ether 13:10) 10 And then cometh the New Jerusalem; and blessed are they who dwell therein, for it is they whose garments are white through the blood of the Lamb; and they are they who are numbered among the remnant of the seed of Joseph, who were of the house of Israel.

The New Jerusalem is followed by the return of the Jerusalem of Old. This is another great land mass and is the Terrestrial Jerusalem with two capitals: The Kirtland Jerusalem and the Ezekiel Jerusalem. When the great continents are joined together it brings Kirtland in America and Jerusalem in Asia closer together creating another political known as the Terrestrial Jerusalem which will return after the New Jerusalem Zion.

(Ether 13:11) 11 And then also cometh the Jerusalem of old; and the inhabitants thereof, blessed are they, for they have been washed in the blood of the Lamb; and they are they who were scattered and gathered in from the four quarters of the earth, and from the north countries, and are partakers of the fulfilling of the covenant which God made with their father, Abraham.

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 Spirit Intelligence Organized

The Intelligence, which has always existed, is organized into a spirit being.

image5.jpeg(Words of Joseph Smith Pg 9) The spirit (Intelligence) of man is not a created being it existed from eternity, and will exist in eternity. Anything created cannot be eternal, and earth, water etc. had their existence in an elementary state, from eternity.

(Words of Joseph Smith Pg 341) God never had power to create the spirit of man; pg 359 their spirits existed coequal with God; pg 352 all mind & spirit God ever sent into the world are susceptible of enlargement;

(D&C 45:58) 58 And the earth shall be given unto them for an inheritance; and they shall multiply and wax strong, and their children shall grow up without sin unto salvation.

(D&C 76:24) 24 That by him, and through him, and of him, the worlds are and were created, and the inhabitants thereof are begotten sons and daughters unto God.

The noble and great ones, the souls, the Fathers, are Gods rulers: because they already lived on an earth.

(Abraham 3:22 – 23) 22 Now the Lord had shown unto me, Abraham, the intelligences that were organized before the world was; and among all these there were many of the noble and great ones; 23 And God saw these souls that they were good, and he stood in the midst of them, and he said: These I will make my rulers; for he stood among those that were spirits, and he saw that they were good; and he said unto me: Abraham, thou art one of them; thou wast chosen before thou wast born.

The souls, the resurrected beings in Abraham 3:22, organize Spirit children. These aren’t the best sources for such doctrine. But it makes sense to me.

(JD 15:320 Orson Pratt) Understand me now, resurrected parents are the parents not of bodies of flesh and bone but of spirits the same as we were before we came and took these mortal bodies….

(Orson Pratt, The Seer pg 102 – 103) before they were organized in the womb of the celestial female. … until they received their organization in the form of the infant spirit? …the infant spirit is first born in the heavenly world,

(President Spencer W Kimball) Over in the next life we’ll also have the ordinance of begetting spirit children with spirit bodies and that’s something that we have no power or capacity to do here. Physical bodies, yes, but not spirit….You’ll be able to have access to the intelligences in the universe and organize them and make planets and organize kingdoms.

There are a specific number of people that will come to earth according to their creation.

(D&C 49:16 – 17) 16 Wherefore, it is lawful that he should have one wife, and they twain shall be one flesh, and all this that the earth might answer the end of its creation; 17 And that it might be filled with the measure of man, according to his creation before the world was made.

 The Millennium and Celestial beings

Joseph Smith holds a unique position in the hierarchy of the Angels of heaven.

(JD 7:289) … –namely that no man or woman in this dispensation will ever enter into the celestial kingdom of God without the consent of Joseph Smith…. Every man and woman must have the certificate of Joseph Smith, junior, as a passport to their entrance into the mansion where God and Christ are … I cannot go there without his consent. He holds the keys of that Kingdom, for the last dispensation — The keys to rule in the Spirit World: and he rules there triumphantly, for he gained full power and a glorious victory over the power of Satan while he was yet in the flesh, and was a martyr to his religion and to the name of Christ, which gives him a most perfect victory in the Spirit-world. He reigns there as supreme a being in his sphere, capacity, and calling, as God does in heaven.

The members of the Quorum of 144,000 are just men made perfect.

(Hebrews 12:23) 23 To the general assembly and church of the firstborn, which are written in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect,

(D&C 76:69) 69 These are they who are just men made perfect through Jesus the mediator of the new covenant, who wrought out this perfect atonement through the shedding of his own blood.

(D&C 129:3 – 7) 3 Secondly: the spirits of just men made perfect, they who are not resurrected, but inherit the same glory. … 6 If he be the spirit of a just man made perfect he will come in his glory; for that is the only way he can appear —

They receive a white stone and a new name whereby they learn of a higher order of kingdoms.

(Revelation 2:17) 17 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the hidden manna, and will give him a white stone, and in the stone a new name written, which no man knoweth saving he that receiveth it.

image6.jpeg(D&C 130:10 – 11) 10 Then the white stone mentioned in Revelation 2:17, will become a Urim and Thummim to each individual who receives one, whereby things pertaining to a higher order of kingdoms will be made known; 11 And a white stone is given to each of those who come into the celestial kingdom, whereon is a new name written, which no man knoweth save he that receiveth it. The new name is the key word.

Celestial beings will have three names written upon them and become a pillar in the temple of God.

(Revelation 3:12) 12 Him that overcometh will I make a pillar in the temple of my God, and he shall go no more out: and I will write upon him the name of my God, and the name of the city of my God, which is new Jerusalem, which cometh down out of heaven from my God: and I will write upon him my new name.

Celestial children will group up unto Salvation.

(D&C 101:30 – 31) 30 In that day an infant shall not die until he is old; and his life shall be as the age of a tree; 31 And when he dies he shall not sleep, that is to say in the earth, but shall be changed in the twinkling of an eye, and shall be caught up, and his rest shall be glorious.

 The New Jerusalem: Millennial World Capital

The Father Angels will reign over their 144,000 Children Saints.

image7.jpeg(Words of Joseph Smith Pg 65) & that Jesus will be a Resident on the Earth a thousand [years] with the Saints is Not the Case but will Reign over the saints and come Down & instruct as he Did the 5 hundred Brethren & (the Angel Fathers) those of the first Resurrection will also Reign with him over the saints.

(Teachings Pg 268) I said, Christ and the (1st) resurrected Saints will reign over the earth during the thousand years. They (the Angel Fathers) will not probably dwell upon the earth, but will visit it when they please, or when it is necessary to govern it.

(Kirtland High Council Minutes) There is no part of his creation which will not feel a shock at this grand display of power; for the Ancient saints will reign with Christ a Thousand years. The gathered Saints will dwell under that reign

(D&C 103:7) 7 And by hearkening to observe all the words which I, the Lord their God, shall speak unto them, they shall never cease to prevail until the kingdoms of the world are subdued under my feet, and the earth is given unto the saints, to possess it forever and ever.

The 144,000 High Priest Children remain on the earth to administer the Gospel from Zion unto the Terrestrial Nations during the Millennial reign on the earth.

(D&C 77:11) 11 A. We are to understand that those who are sealed are (the 144,000 children) high priests, ordained unto the holy order of God, to administer the everlasting gospel; for they are they who are ordained out of every nation, kindred, tongue, and people, …

In fact the whole world will be governed by Religion called a Theodemocracy by Joseph.

image8.jpeg(Times and Seasons, vol. 5 no. 8. April 15, 1844 Pg. 510)’ I go emphatically, virtuously, and humanely, for a THEODEMOCRACY, where God and the people hold the power to conduct the affairs of men in righteousness. And where liberty, free trade, and sailor’s rights, and the protection of life and property shall be maintained inviolate, for the benefit of ALL. To exalt mankind is nobly acting the part of a God; to degrade them, is meanly doing the drudgery of the devil. Unitas, libertas, caritas esto perpetua! With the highest sentiments of regard for all men, I am an advocate of unadulterated freedom.

(Orson Pratt, The Seer) The law for the government of all nations will go forth from Zion [Missouri] the same as the … laws for the government of the United States now go forth from Washington. Jerusalem on the other hand, will be the capital for the eastern hemisphere. Verily thus saith the Lord, This is the name by which you shall be called, The Kingdom of God and His Law, with the Keys and power thereof, and judgment in the hands of his servants, Ahman Christ.

 The Millennium and Terrestrial Beings

Terrestrial beings have the work of also begetting Terrestrial Spirit Children and then raising them to spiritual maturity. They will imbue their children with their beliefs and dogmas. This is where the terrestrial nations of the earth began. 

Garden of Eden is the Terrestrial world. The Nations, the Kings of the earth are phrases describing the Terrestrial people of the earth. As is the phrase “every nation, kindred, tongue and people”. 

image9.jpeg(lds.org, Joseph Smith) make the nations of the earth dwell in peace, and to bring about the millennial glory, when ‘the earth shall yield its increase, resume its [paradisiacal] glory, and become as the garden of the Lord.

All people will speak the Language of Adam.

(Moses 6:5 – 6) 5 And a book of remembrance was kept, in the which was recorded, in the language of Adam, for it was given unto as many as called upon God to write by the spirit of inspiration; 6 And by them their children were taught to read and write, having a language which was pure and undefiled.

(Genesis 11:6) 6 And the LORD said, Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do.

(Zephaniah 3:9) 9 For then will I turn to the people a pure language, that they may all call upon the name of the LORD, to serve him with one consent.

The Terrestrial build houses, plant vineyards, etc. and enjoy the fruits of their labours in a Garden of Eden on earth. The 144,000 Elect will enjoy the work of the Terrestrial as they administer to them.

(Isaiah 65:19 – 25) 19 And I will rejoice in Jerusalem, and joy in my people: and the voice of weeping shall be no more heard in her, nor the voice of crying. 20 There shall be no more thence an infant of days, nor an old man that hath not filled his days: for the child shall die an hundred years old; but the sinner being an hundred years old shall be accursed. 21 And they shall build houses, and inhabit them; and they shall plant vineyards, and eat the fruit of them. 22 They shall not build, and another inhabit; they shall not plant, and another eat: for as the days of a tree are the days of my people, and mine elect shall long enjoy the work of their hands. 23 They shall not labour in vain, nor bring forth for trouble; for they are the seed of the blessed of the LORD, and the0ir offspring with them. 24 And it shall come to pass, that before they call, I will answer; and while they are yet speaking, I will hear. 25 The wolf and the lamb shall feed together, and the lion shall eat straw like the bullock: and dust shall be the serpent’s meat. They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain, saith the LORD.

The fish, birds, cattle, and creeping things are all Terrestrial beings that have life from earth to earth.

(Genesis 1:20 – 25) 20 And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life, and fowl that may fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven. 21 And God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and every winged fowl after his kind: and God saw that it was good. 22 And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply in the earth. 23 And the evening and the morning were the fifth day. 24 ¶ And God said, Let the earth bring forth the living creature after his kind, cattle, and creeping thing, and beast of the earth after his kind: and it was so. 25 And God made the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattle after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind: and God saw that it was good.

 Many different Religions during the Millennium

For the Celestial, there is one Lord and one Baptism.

(Ephesians 4:5) 5 One Lord, one faith, one baptism,

The Terrestrial House of Israel will follow their fathers.

image10.jpeg(The King Follett Sermon in Nauvoo 6 April 1844) But meddle not with any man for his religion; and all governments ought to permit every man to enjoy his religion unmolested. No man is authorized to take away life in consequence of difference of religion, which all laws and governments ought to tolerate and protect, right or wrong.

Joseph Smith said that there is a power in every religion.

(HC 4:570) Spirits of all kinds have been manifested, in every age and almost amongst all people; if we go among the Pagans they have their spirits, the Mahomedans, the Jews, the Christians, the Indians; all have their spirits, all have a supernatural agency; and all contend that their spirits are of God.

(Articles of Faith 1:11) 11 We claim the privilege of worshiping Almighty God according to the dictates of our own conscience, and allow all men the same privilege, let them worship how, where, or what they may.

Brigham Young pointed out that there will be many different Religions.

(JD 2:316 – 317) When the Kingdom of Heaven spreads over the whole earth, do you expect that all
the people composing the different nations will become Latter-day Saints? If you do, you will be much mistaken.…The order of society will be as it is when Christ comes to reign a thousand years; there will be every sort of sect and party, and every individual following what he supposes to be the best religion, and in everything else, similar to what it is now. …What will they do? They will hear of the wisdom of Zion, and the kings and potentates of the nations will come up to Zion to inquire after the ways of the Lord, and to seek out the great knowledge, wisdom, and understanding manifested through the Saints of the Most High. They will inform the people of God that they belong to such and such a Church, and do not wish to change their religion.

(JD Vol. XI Pg 275) If the latter-day Saints think, when the Kingdom of God is established on the earth, that all the inhabitants of the earth will join, the church called Latter-day Saints, they are egregiously mistaken. I presume there will be as many sects and parties then as now. Still, when the Kingdom of God triumphs, every knee shall bow and every tongue confess that Jesus is the Christ, the glory of the Father. Even the Jews will do it then; but will the Jews and Gentiles be obliged to belong to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints/ No; not be any means…. There are mansions in sufficient numbers to suit the different classes of mankind, and a variety will always exist to all eternity, requiring a classification and an arrangement into societies and communities in the many mansions which are in the Lord’s house, and this will be so forever and ever.

The Mormons expect to be doing major temple work during the millennium.

(lds.org) What Will Be Done during the Millennium? There will be two great works for members of the Church during the Millennium: temple work and missionary work. Temple work involves the ordinances that are necessary for exaltation. These include baptism, the laying on of hands for the gift of the Holy Ghost, and the temple ordinances—the endowment, temple marriage, and the sealing together of family units. Many people have died without receiving these ordinances. People on the earth must perform these ordinances for them. This work is now being done in the temples of the Lord. There is too much work to finish before the Millennium begins, so it will be completed during that time. Resurrected beings will help us correct the mistakes we have made in doing research concerning our dead (Telestial) ancestors. They will also help us find the information we need to complete our records.

The Constitution of the Whole World

The New Jerusalem in Jackson County Missouri, is the Millennial World Capitol and the U.S. Constitution will be the World Constitution for the Terrestrial people. This will be a perfect constitution and the Terrestrial people will have freedom and equality.

image11.jpeg(D&C 109:54) 54 Have mercy, O Lord, upon all the nations of the earth; have mercy upon the rulers of our land; may those principles, which were so honorably and nobly defended, namely, the Constitution of our land, by our fathers, be established forever.

(D&C 98:5) 5 And that law of the land which is constitutional, supporting that principle of freedom in maintaining rights and privileges, belongs to all mankind, and is justifiable before me.

(D&C 101:77) 77 According to the laws and constitution of the people, which I have suffered to be established, and should be maintained for the rights and protection of all flesh, according to just and holy principles;

(Words of Joseph Smith Pg 256) I am the greatest advocate of the Constitution of the United States there is on the earth. In my feeling the only fault I find with it is not broad enough to cover the whole ground.

Raise Children who Died Young

The children who died young are terrestrial beings will be raised during the Millennium.

(Isaiah 65:20) 20 There shall be no more thence an infant of days, nor an old man that hath not filled his days: for the child shall die (twinkling of an eye) an hundred years old; but the sinner being an hundred years old shall be accursed.

image12.jpeg(D&C 63:50 – 51) 50 And he that liveth when the Lord shall come, and hath kept the faith, blessed is he; nevertheless, it is appointed to him to die at the age of man. 51 Wherefore, children shall grow up until they become old; old men shall die; but they shall not sleep in the dust, but they shall be changed in the twinkling of an eye.

(1 Corinthians 15:51 – 52) 51 Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, 52 In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.

The Great Council

The Gods formed a council for the purpose of creating an earth and peopling it.

(Words of Joseph Smith Pg 87 note 5) [An] Everlasting covenant was made between three personages before the organization of this earth and relates to their dispensation of things to men on the earth. These personages according to Abraham’s record are called God the first, the Creator; God the second, the Redeemer; and God the third, the Witness or Testator.

image13.jpeg(Teachings Pg 349; HC 6:308) In the beginning, the head of the Gods called a council of the Gods; and they came together and concocted a plan to create the world and people it.

(D&C 121:32) 32 According to that which was ordained in the midst of the Council of the Eternal God of all other gods before this world was

(Teachings Pg 387) Our Savior speaks of children and says, their angels always stand before the Father. The Father called all spirits before Him at the creation of man, and organized them. He (Adam) is the Head and was told to multiply.

Joseph informs us that Spirits are defenseless against Satan and clothing them in physical bodies protects them. As spirits they are subject to oppression by Satan and physical bodies arm us against the power of darkness.

(Words of Joseph Smith Pg 68) God is Good & all his acts is for the benefit of inferior intelligences—God saw that those intelligences had Not power to Defend themselves against those that had a tabernacle therefore the Lord Calls them together in Counsel and agrees to form them tabernacles so that he might Gender the Spirit and the Tabernacle together so as to create sympathy for their fellowman

(Words of Joseph Smith Pg 207) The design of God before the foundation of the world was that we should take tabernacles that through faithfulness we should overcome & thereby obtain a resurrection from the dead, in this wise obtain glory honor power and dominion for this thing is needful, inasmuch as the Spirits in the Eternal world, glory in bringing other Spirits in Subjection unto them, Striving continually for the mastery, He who rules in the heavens when he has a certain work to do calls the Spirits before him to organize them. they present themselves and offer their Services.

(Words of Joseph Smith Pg 62) Joseph said that before the foundation of the Earth in the Grand Counsel that the Spirits of all men were subject to oppression & the express purpose of God in Giving it a tabernacle was to arm it against the power of Darkness

(Words of Joseph Smith Pg 208) Spirits of the eternal world are diverse from each other as here in their dispositions Aspiring Ambitious etc As man is liable to enemies there as well as here it is necessary for him to be placed beyond their power in order to be saved. This is done by our taking bodies (keeping our first estate) and having the Power of the Resurrection pass upon us hereby we are enabled to gain the ascendancy over the disembodied spirits

(Teachings Pg 297 – 298) Now, in this world, mankind are naturally selfish, ambitious and striving to excel one above another; yet some are willing to build up others as well as themselves. So in the other world there are a variety of spirits. Some seek to excel. And this was the case with Lucifer when he fell. He sought for things which were unlawful. Hence he was sent down, and it is said he drew many away with him; and the greatness of his punishment is that he shall not have a tabernacle. This is his punishment. So the devil, thinking to thwart the decree of God, by going up and down in the earth, seeking whom he may destroy–any person that he can find that will yield to him, he will bind him, and take possession of the body and reign there, glorying in it mightily, not caring that he had got merely a stolen body; and by and by some one having authority will come along and cast him out and restore the tabernacle to its rightful owner. The devil steals a tabernacle because he has not one of his own; but if he steals one, he is always liable to be turned out of doors.

(Nag Hamadi: Second Treatise of the Great Seth, vII, 50:1-24, in James Robinson, 330) Let us gather an assembly together. Let us visit that creation of his. Let us send someone forth in it…. And I said these things to the whole multitude of the multitudinous assembly of the rejoicing Majesty. The whole house of the Father of Truth rejoiced that I am the one who is from them…. And they all had a single mind, since it is out of one. They charged me since I am willing. I came forth to reveal the glory to my kindred and my fellow spirits.

God comes down in the midst of all the intelligences: all classes of organized spirits and all classes of souls

image14.jpeg(Abraham 3:21 – 22) 21 I dwell in the midst of them all; I now, therefore, have come down unto thee to declare unto thee the works which my hands have made, wherein my wisdom excelleth them all, for I rule in the heavens above, and in the earth beneath, in all wisdom and prudence, over all the intelligences thine eyes have seen from the beginning; I came down in the beginning in the midst of all the intelligences thou hast seen. 22 Now the Lord had shown unto me, Abraham, the intelligences that were organized before the world was

All the rulers, the noble and great ones were chosen from those who were souls. We have Abraham, Jeremiah, and Joseph Smith as three prime examples of the noble and great ones.

(Abraham 3:22 – 23) 22 ….and among all these there were many of the noble and great ones; 23 And God saw these souls (the order of Enoch) that they were good, and he stood in the midst of them, and he said: These I will make my rulers; for he stood among those that were spirits (the same group as the souls), and he saw that they were good; and he said unto me: Abraham, thou art one of them; thou wast chosen before thou wast born.

(Jeremiah 1:4 – 5) 4 Then the word of the LORD came unto me, saying, 5 Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations.

(HC 6:364–65) Every man who has a calling to minister to the inhabitants of the world was ordained to that very purpose in the Grand Council of heaven before this world was. I suppose that I was ordained to this very office in that Grand Council. It is the testimony that I want that I am God’s servant, and this people His people.

Our Savior, who is like unto God, says that they will go down to create a world.

(Abraham 3:24) 24 And there stood one among them that was like unto God (Jesus Christ the Savior), and he said unto those who were with him: We will go down, for there is space there, and we will take of these materials, and we will make an earth whereon these may dwell;

(Words of Joseph Smith Pg 323) There are some important things concerning the office of the Messiah in the organization of the worlds which I will speak of here after.

The first estate is the little season; the second estate is the earth life.

(Abraham 3:25 – 26) 25 And we will prove them herewith, to see if they will do all things whatsoever the Lord their God shall command them; 26 And they who keep their first estate shall be added upon; and they who keep not their first estate shall not have glory in the same kingdom with those who keep their first estate; and they who keep their second estate shall have glory added upon their heads for ever and ever.

Our Lord Jesus asks whom shall I send? Adam who is the only begotten son of our Savior Jesus Christ offers to become the Savior of the new world.

(Abraham 3:27) 27 And the Lord said: Whom shall I send? And one (our Father Adam) answered like unto the Son of Man: Here am I, send me.

(Moses 4:2) 2 But, behold, my Beloved Son, which was my Beloved and Chosen from the beginning, said unto me — Father, thy will be done, and the glory be thine forever.

Satan and his 144,000 Sons of Perdition were loosed out of prison and present an opposing plan.

(Moses 4:1) 1 AND I, the Lord God, spake unto Moses, saying: That Satan, whom thou hast commanded in the name of mine Only Begotten, is the same which was from the beginning, and he came before me, saying—Behold, here am I, send me, I will be thy son, and I will redeem all mankind, that one soul shall not be lost, and surely I will do it; wherefore give me thine honor.

Satan’s plan was rejected; kept not his 1st estate and he is the father of all lies.

(Abraham 3:28) 28 And the second was angry, and kept not his first estate; and, at that day, many followed after him.

image15.jpeg(Moses 4:3 – 4) 3 Wherefore, because that Satan rebelled against me, and sought to destroy the agency of man, which I, the Lord God, had given him, and also, that I should give unto him mine own power; by the power of mine Only Begotten, I caused that he should be cast down; 4 And he became Satan, yea, even the devil, the father of all lies, to deceive and to blind men, and to lead them captive at his will, even as many as would not hearken unto my voice.

(Jude 1:6) 6 And the angels which kept not their first estate, but left their own habitation, he hath reserved in everlasting chains under darkness unto the judgment of the great day.

(King Follett Sermon) Hence the salvation of Jesus Christ was wrought out for all men in order to triumph over the Devil; for if it did not catch him in one place, it would in another; for he stood up as a Saviour. All will suffer until they obey Christ himself. The contention in heaven was–Jesus said there would be certain souls that would not be saved; and the Devil said he could save them all, and laid his plans before the grand council, who gave their vote in favour of Jesus Christ. So the Devil rose up in rebellion against God, and was cast down, with all who put up their heads for him.

(Doctrine of Salvation 2:33) DIFFERENCES IN KIND OF RESURRECTED BODIES. In section 88 of the Doctrine and Covenants, we are taught that there is a difference in the kinds of resurrection. Some will be raised with celestial bodies; some with terrestrial bodies; and some with telestial bodies; and yet others will be raised with bodies without any qualification or power of glory, and these will be sons of perdition.

Satan and his Angels became such during the Little Season in the Pre-existence.

image16.jpeg(Ezekiel 28:13 – 14) 13 Thou hast been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was thy covering, the sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, and gold: the workmanship of thy tabrets and of thy pipes was prepared in thee in the day that thou wast created. 14 Thou art the anointed cherub that covereth; and I have set thee so: thou wast upon the holy mountain of God; thou hast walked up and down in the midst of the stones of fire.

According to the LDS temple ceremony, Satan has priesthood authority to oppose God.

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(Masonic Apron)

(From the LDS Endowment) THE APRON
EVE: [To Adam.] It is better for us to pass through sorrow that we may know the good from the evil. [To Lucifer.] I know thee now. Thou art Lucifer, he who was cast out of Father’s presence for rebellion.
LUCIFER: Yes. You are beginning to see already.
ADAM: What is that apron you have on?
LUCIFER: It is an emblem of my power and priesthoods.
ADAM: Priesthoods?
LUCIFER: Yes, priesthoods.

We all saw this great event happen.

(Teachings Pg 181) The first step in salvation of man is the laws of eternal and self-existent principles. Spirits are eternal. At the first organization in heaven we were all present, and saw the Savior chosen and appointed and the plan of salvation made, and we sanctioned it.

(Words of Joseph Smith Pg 84 note 10 by William Clayton) It has been a doctrine taught by this church that we were in the Grand Council amongst the Gods when the organization of this world was contemplated and that the laws of government were all made and sanctioned by all present and all the ordinances and ceremonies decreed upon

The Little Season = The Great 8th Day

The scriptures refer to this time period as the Little Season but several theologians refer to it as the great 8th day. Joseph Fielding does so to balance time around the meridian.

(Doctrines of Salvation Vol. I p.81) MEANING OF THE MERIDIAN OF TIME. Moreover, our Savior came in the meridian of time. That dispensation is called the dispensation of the meridian of time. This means that it was about half way from the beginning of “time” to the end of “time.” Anyone who desires can figure it for himself that our Lord came about 4,000 years from the time of the fall. The millennium is to come some time following the 2,000 years after his coming. Then there is to be the millennium for 1,000 years, and following that a “little season,” the length of which is not revealed, but which may bring “time” to its end about 8,000 years from the beginning.

(The Epistle of Barrettes, chapter 15) The Epistle of Barnabas (written between AD 120-150) presents the common belief that “in six thousand years, all things will be finished ….then shall He truly rest on the seventh day.” The writer speaks of the second coming of Christ with the clear implication that He will setup the thousand year kingdom on earth, followed by the eighth day or the eternal state.

(The coming of Jesus: The Real message of the Bible Codes) From the above ancient writers, it appears to have been the belief that man’s current experience covers a span of 6000 years, followed by a Sabbath, all of which is a Sabbath on God’s great work week, to be followed by the New Beginning, the Great 8th Day.

The Rabbi has the Little Season covering not only a new beginning but a final judgment.

(Apostle Rabbi Moshe Yoseph Koniuchowsky 2-9-08) after that I have brought all things to an end, I shall make a beginning of the eighth day, which thing is the beginning of another world, the olam haba. The 8th day is not the eternity, as is commonly taught, but a BEGINNING 1,000 year period to get to eternity, like the 1st day of creation was the first step to Shabbat. …Let see: The Great Millennia is characterized by Christ’s personnel reign on earth and the absence of Satan and his influence. This continues for 1000 Terrestrial years. …So the 8th day is a time of FINAL JUDGEMNT for all of humanity of all generations and some LIMITED MERCY to those who had the besorah/gospel misrepresented! But all have heard one way, or another, so there are few exceptions. 8 And shall go out to deceive the nations who are around the four quarters

Satan is loosed among the new spirit generation to deceive the nations.

image18.jpeg(D&C 43:31) 31 For Satan shall be bound, and when he is loosed again he shall only reign for a little season, and then cometh the end of the earth

(D&C 29:22) 22 And again, verily, verily, I say unto you that when the thousand years are ended, and men again begin to deny their God, then will I spare the earth but for a little season;

Satan will deceive the nations, everyone except those destined for celestial glory.

(Revelation 20:3, 8) 3 And cast him into the bottomless pit, and shut him up, and set a seal upon him, that he should deceive the nations no more, till the thousand years should be fulfilled: and after that he must be loosed a little season … 8 And shall go out to deceive the nations which are in the four quarters of the earth,

Battle of the Great God

The old Satan gathers the hosts of hell and the old Adam gathers the hosts of heaven.

(D&C 88:111 – 113) 111 And then he shall be loosed for a little season, that he may gather together his armies. 112 And Michael, the seventh angel, even the archangel, shall gather together his armies, even the hosts of heaven. 113 And the devil shall gather together his armies; even the hosts of hell, and shall come up to battle against Michael and his armies.

(Revelation 20:8) 8 And shall go out to deceive the nations which are in the four quarters of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them together to battle: the number of whom is as the sand of the sea.

Satan surrounds the righteous (Celestial and Terrestrial) threatening to destroy them all.

(Revelation 20:9) 9 And they went up on the breadth of the earth, and compassed the camp of the saints about, and the beloved city: …

1. The camp of the Saints inhabited by the Angels and the 144,000 Saints

-The New Jerusalem (Ether 13:10) = the Camp of the Saints (Revelation 20:9) =
The New Jerusalem (Revelation 21:2)

2. And Jerusalem the beloved city inhabited by the Terrestrial House of Israel.

-The Jerusalem of Old (Ether 13:11) = the Beloved City (Revelation 20:9) =
The Holy Jerusalem (Revelation 21:10)

Satan was given power to encircle the camp and city for the purpose of actually destroying them but God intervenes and casts Satan and his hosts to the New Earth.

(D&C 88:114 – 116) 114 And then cometh the battle of the great God; and the devil and his armies shall be cast away into their own place, that they shall not have power over the saints any more at all. 115 For Michael shall fight their battles, and shall overcome him who seeketh the throne of him who sitteth upon the throne, even the Lamb. 116 This is the glory of God, and the sanctified; and they shall not any more see death.

image19.jpegSatan and his hosts lose the battle and are devoured which is the casting them down to the New Earth. On the New Earth, the new 144,000 Sons of Perdition will be given bodies and rule Satan’s Kingdom with blood and horror

(Revelation 20:9) 9 … and fire came down from God out of heaven, and devoured them.

Genesis Creation

God the Father is of the Elohim; together with the Christ they have created worlds without number.

image20.jpeg(Moses 1:33 – 34) 33 And worlds without number have I created; and I also created them for mine own purpose; and by the Son I created them, which is mine Only Begotten. 34 And the first man of all men have I called Adam, which is many.

Worlds have passed away and many now stand.

(Moses 1:35) 35 But only an account of this earth, and the inhabitants thereof, give I unto you. For behold, there are many worlds that have passed away by the word of my power. And there are many that now stand, and innumerable are they unto man; but all things are numbered unto me, for they are mine and I know them.

Our earth is in the middle of the 144,000 earths created and the one on which Christ is crucified.

(Joseph Fielding Smith – in the ‘signs of the times’ Oct 1942) Jesus Christ was sent here instead of some other world, for in some other world they would not have crucified Him, and His presence was needed here because of the extreme wickedness of the inhabitants of this earth.

The material of this earth was taken from other planets.

(Words of Joseph Smith Pg 60) The world and earth are not synonymous terms. The world is the human family. This earth was organized or formed out of other planets which were broke up and remodeled and made into the one on which we live.

(Words of Joseph Smith Pg 61) also Earth has been organized out of portions of other Globes that has been Disorganized;

(Genesis 1:1 – 2) 1 IN the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. 2 And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.

The earth is a living soul with feelings and desires.

(Moses 7:48) 48 And it came to pass that Enoch looked upon the earth; and he heard a voice from the bowels thereof, saying: Wo, wo is me, the mother of men; I am pained, I am weary, because of the wickedness of my children. When shall I rest, and be cleansed from the filthiness which is gone forth out of me? When will my Creator sanctify me, that I may rest, and righteousness for a season abide upon my face?

The Garden of Eden:

(electric-comos.org) Interdisciplinary physicist Wal Thornhill ventures that, at one time, Earth may have been within the protective aura of a cool brown dwarf star, the proto-Saturn, which provided an ideal atmosphere for life on Earth. Given this configuration Earth would have been bathed in Saturn’s constant beneficent glow with no difference between day and night and a continual benign single season. This was the Golden Age or Garden of Eden depicted in one way or another in all diverse myths and religions.

The earth was aligned with other planets when first created.

image21.jpeg(electric-comos.org) If these ancient writings were based on valid observations rather than fantasy, what do they tell us? Cochrane, Cardona, and Talbott theorize that Earth formerly moved in an assembly of planets having no resemblance to our current solar system. As seen from Earth, several planets appeared together as towering forms in the northern sky. In its stable phase, the planets moved in “collinear” equilibrium- they stayed in a line as the system moved through space.

(theguardian.com) Our galaxy probably contains at least two billion planets that, like Earth, have liquid water on their surfaces and orbit around their parent stars in the “habitable zone” for life. The nearest, according to astronomers, could be a mere 12 light years away.

God will make a new heaven and a new earth.

(Ether 13:9) 9 And there shall be a new heaven and a new earth; and they shall be like unto the old save the old have passed away, and all things have become new.

(Isaiah 65:17) 17 For, behold, I create new heavens and a new earth: and the former shall not be remembered, nor come into mind.

(Isaiah 66:22) 22 For as the new heavnes and the new earth, which I will make, shall remain before me, saith the LORD, so shall your seed and your name remain.

(JST Luke 17:39 – 40) 39 For verily there shall be new heavens, and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness. 40 And there shall be no unclean thing; for the earth becoming old, even as a garment, having waxed in corruption, wherefore it vanisheth away, and the footstool remaineth sanctified, cleansed from all sin.

(Isaiah 65:17) 17 ¶ For, behold, I create new heavens and a new earth: and the former shall not be remembered, nor come into mind.

(2 Peter 3:13) 13 Nevertheless we, according to his promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness.

It is true the Earth will die but it will abide the power by which it is quickened.

(D&C 88:25 – 26) 25 And again, verily I say unto you, the earth abideth the law of a celestial kingdom, for it filleth the measure of its creation, and transgresseth not the law —26 Wherefore, it shall be sanctified; yea, notwithstanding it shall die, it shall be quickened again, and shall abide the power by which it is quickened, and the righteous shall inherit it.

The Old Millennial Heaven and the New Earth

Old Millennial Heaven

Millennial Reign of Christ

The 7th Thousand Years

Where Intelligences organized

by the Order of Melchizedek for all 144,000 New Earths

The Great Millennium comes to an—

 end with the Council of the Gods

   and Satan is released from Prison

Little Season begins the 1st Estate—-

The Celestial and Terrestrial Souls

    try to nurture and protect their

    children during the little season

In One Galazy144,000 Earths need

    to be created over great eons of

    time. Some complete their

    existence before others are

    created.

Intelligences transferred to new earth

The Great White Throne is on a Sea –

of Glass a Celestialized Earth

Old Millennial Heaven is home to

    144,000 City of Enoch and where

    144,000 New Jerusalem and

    Jerusalem of  Old are Raptured to

New Earth

The New Earth is not yet created

—–New Earth is contemplated——-

–The Order of Enoch become Adam

and they create 144,000 earths

–The Old Adam become a Savior to

a 144,000 earths in a Galaxy

–The Old Savior joins the Eloheim

–1st Day of the Creation of the New

Heaven and the New Earth

2nd Day / time

3rd Day / time

4th Day / time

5th Day / time

Spirits of Fowl and Fish created

6th Day / time

Adam condescends and is clothed

with the dust of the new earth

—–God created Male and Female

7th Day / time

Garden of Eden

Tree of knowledge Good / Evil

—————–The Fall

New Earth fled away and

enters a Telestial orbit

Satan and his angels cast down to the New Earth

The 7th Time: Physical Creation of Man

On the 7th day, God physically created every plant and herb and watered the face of the ground.

image22.jpeg(Abraham 5:1 – 6) 1 AND thus we will finish the heavens and the earth, and all the hosts of them. 2 And the Gods said among themselves: On the seventh time we will end our work, which we have counseled; and we will rest on the seventh time from all our work which we have counseled. 3 And the Gods concluded upon the seventh time, because that on the seventh time they would rest from all their works which they (the Gods) counseled among themselves to form; and sanctified it. And thus were their decisions at the time that they counseled among themselves to form the heavens and the earth. 4 And the Gods came down and formed these the generations (144,000 generations) of the heavens and of the earth, when they were formed in the day that the Gods formed the earth and the heavens, 5 According to all that which they had said concerning every plant of the field before it was in the earth, and every herb of the field before it grew; for the Gods had not caused it to rain upon the earth when they counseled to do them, and had not formed a man to till the ground. 6 But there went up a mist from the earth, and watered the whole face of the ground.

Father Adam condescended from his celestial body and glory and allowed himself to be clothed with a physical body made from the dust of this earth.

(Abraham 5:7 – 8) 7 And the Gods formed man from the dust of the ground, and took his spirit that is, the man’s (Adam Celestial) spirit (body), and put it into him; and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and man became a living soul. 8 And the Gods planted a garden, eastward in Eden, and there they put the man, whose spirit they had put into the body which they had formed.

God created the trees and made them a living soul.

(Moses 3:9) 9 And out of the ground made I, the Lord God, to grow every tree, naturally, that is pleasant to the sight of man; and man could behold it. And it became also a living soul. For it was spiritual in the day that I created it; for it remaineth in the sphere in which I, God, created it, yea, even all things which I prepared for the use of man; and man saw that it was good for food.

God created the animals and breathed into them the breath of life and Adam named them.

(Moses 3:19) 19 And out of the ground I, the Lord God, formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and commanded that they should come unto Adam, to see what he would call them; and they were also living souls; for I, God, breathed into them the breath of life, and commanded that whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that should be the name thereof.

The Great White Throne

image23.jpegThe Great White Throne coincides with the fall forcing the earth into a new Telestial orbit far from its former Terrestrial orbit. The “him that sat on it” is now our Savior Jesus Christ as he has now progressed to the state of the Eloheim.

(Revelation 20:11) 11 And I saw a great white throne, and him that sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away; and there was found no place for them.

(JD 17:143, July 19, 1874) When the earth was framed and brought into existence and man was placed upon it, it was near the throne of our Father in heaven. And when man fell the earth fell into space and took up its abode in this planetary system, and the sun became our light. When the Lord said: “Let there be light,” there was light, for the earth was brought near the sun that it might reflect upon it so as to give us light by day and the moon to give us light by night.

The Great White Throne is the reward of our Savior after he presents the Kingdom to the Father

(D&C 76:107 – 108) 107 When he shall deliver up the kingdom, and present it unto the Father, spotless, saying: I have overcome and have trodden the wine–press alone, even the wine–press of the fierceness of the wrath of Almighty God. 108 Then shall he be crowned with the crown of his glory, to sit on the throne of his power to reign forever and ever.

(1 Corinthians 15:24 – 25) 24 Then cometh the end, when he shall have delivered up the kingdom to God, even the Father; when he shall have put down all rule and all authority and power. 25 For he must reign, till he hath put all enemies under his feet. 26 The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death.

(Words of Joseph Smith Pg 358) What did Jesus do? Why I do the things that I saw the Father do when worlds came into existence. I saw the Father work out a kingdom with fear and trembling & I can do the same & when I get my Kingdom worked out I will present to the Father & it will exalt his glory and Jesus steps into his tracks to inherit what God did before.

The scriptures teach us that at this point Christ is now the one who sits on the throne.

(Revelation 21:5 – 6) 5 And he that sat upon the throne said, Behold, I make all things new. And he said unto me, Write: for these words are true and faithful. 6 And he said unto me, It is done. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give unto him that is athirst of the fountain of the water of life freely.

(D&C 88:115) 115 For Michael shall fight their battles, and shall overcome him who seeketh the throne of him who sitteth upon the throne, even the Lamb.

(Revelation 3:21) 21 To him that overcometh will I grant to sit with me in my throne, even as I also overcame, and am set down with my Father in his throne.

Bar of God / the Final Judgment

God was aware of the status of all people at the time of their creation.

(Nauvoo Discourses) All people will return to that glory from which they were created.

God the Father at the final judgment of mankind.

image24.jpeg(Revelation 20:12 – 13) 12 And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and the books were opened: and another book was opened, which is the book of life: and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, according to their works. 13 And the sea gave up the dead which were in it; and death and hell delivered up the dead which were in them: and they were judged every man according to their works.

The Telestial and Sons of perdition remain until the great and last day, the last resurrection.

(2 Nephi 9:12) 12 And this death of which I have spoken, which is the spiritual death, shall deliver up its dead; which spiritual death is hell; wherefore, death and hell must deliver up their dead, and hell must deliver up its captive spirits, and the grave must deliver up its captive bodies, and the bodies and the spirits of men will be restored one to the other; and it is by the power of the resurrection of the Holy One of Israel.

(D&C 88:101) 101 And these are the rest of the dead; and they live not again until the thousand years are ended, neither again, until the end of the earth.

(D&C 76:85) 85 These are they who shall not be redeemed from the devil until the last resurrection, until the Lord, even Christ the Lamb, shall have finished his work.

Father Adam sounds his trump one last time, which brings forth the Telestial and also the Sons of Perdition. The Telestial, having paid for their sins for the past 1,000 years, are referred to as the righteous and stand on God’s right hand. The Sons of Perdition who are filthy still assemble on the left hand where God commands that they depart and they are cast off into everlasting fire.

(D&C 29:26 – 28) 26 But, behold, verily I say unto you, before the earth shall pass away, Michael, mine archangel, shall sound his trump, and then shall all the dead awake, for their graves shall be opened, and they shall come forth—yea, even all. 27 And the righteous shall be gathered on my right hand unto eternal life; and the wicked on my left hand will I be ashamed to own before the Father; 28 Wherefore I will say unto them—Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels.

(Mormon 9:13) 13 And because of the redemption of man, which came by Jesus Christ, they are brought back into the presence of the Lord; yea, this is wherein all men are redeemed, because the death of Christ bringeth to pass the resurrection, which bringeth to pass a redemption from an endless sleep, from which sleep all men shall be awakened by the power of God when the trump shall sound; and they shall come forth, both small and great, and all shall stand before his bar, being redeemed and loosed from this eternal band of death, which death is a temporal death.

The Old Millennial Heaven: a Sea of Glass

In Revelation 21, right after the bar of God, John sees the Old Millennial Heaven becoming a sea of glass. Its celestial state is fire, Celestial burnings, like our sun.

(Revelation 21:1) 1 AND I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first (Old Millennial) heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea.

(D&C 130:6 – 8) 6 The angels do not reside on a planet like this earth; 7 But they reside in the presence of God, on a globe like a sea of glass and fire, where all things for their glory are manifest, past, present, and future, and are continually before the Lord. 8 The place where God resides is a great Urim and Thummim.

(Revelation 4:6) 6 And before the throne there was a sea of glass like unto crystal:

(D&C 77:1) 1 Q. What is the sea of glass spoken of by John, 4th chapter, and 6th verse of the Revelation? A. It is the earth, in its sanctified, immortal, and eternal state.

In its immortal state, the earth also becomes a Urim and Thummim. This earth belongs to Father Adam, but the Angels dwell on it until they create their own earth as an Adam.

(D&C 130:9) 9 This earth, in its sanctified and immortal state, will be made like unto crystal and will be a Urim and Thummim to the inhabitants who dwell thereon, whereby all things pertaining to an inferior kingdom, or all kingdoms of a lower order, will be manifest to those who dwell on it; and this earth will be Christ’s.

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(Have scientists discovered a Sanctified World? George Potter) On August 25, 2011 the Reuters news agency announced that “Astronomers have spotted an exotic planet that seems to be made of diamond racing around a tiny star in our galactic backyard. The new planet is far denser than any other known so far and consists largely of carbon. Because it is so dense, scientists calculate that the carbon must be crystalline, so a large part of this strange world will effectively be a diamond.” As always, I am amazed at the profoundness and expansive domain of the revelations received by our great Prophet Joseph Smith.

(JD 9:31) Joseph Smith also stated that after the millennium, This earth will be rolled back into the presence of God, and crowned with celestial glory.

Our Earth becomes the New Millennial Heaven

Even though our Earth passes away as by fire by the glory of the Lord Jesus Christ, it will come out the other side as our beautiful Garden of Eden millennial heaven.

(Articles of Faith 1:10) 10 … that Christ will reign personally upon the earth; and, that the earth will be renewed and receive its (millennial) paradisiacal glory.

(D&C 43:29 – 30) 29 For in mine own due time will I come upon the earth in judgment, and my people shall be redeemed and shall reign with me on earth. 30 For the great Millennium, of which I have spoken by the mouth of my servants, shall come.

We shall inherit this earth to live on for the Millennium. Perhaps we inherit a portion of this earth with which we make our own earth which becomes our throne where we reside throughout eternity.

image27.jpeg(D&C 38:20) 20 And this shall be my covenant with you, ye shall have it for the land of your inheritance, and for the inheritance of your children forever, while the earth shall stand, and ye shall possess it again in eternity, no more to pass away.

(D&C 59:1 – 2) 1 BEHOLD, blessed, saith the Lord, are they who have come up unto this land with an eye single to my glory, according to my commandments. 2 For those that live shall inherit the earth, and those that die shall rest from all their labors, and their works shall follow them; and they shall receive a crown in the mansions of my Father, which I have prepared for them.

(D&C 63:20) 20 Nevertheless, he that endureth in faith and doeth my will, the same shall overcome, and shall receive an inheritance upon the earth when the day of transfiguration shall come;

(D&C 56:18 – 20) 18 But blessed are the poor who are pure in heart, whose hearts are broken, and whose spirits are contrite, for they shall see the kingdom of God coming in power and great glory unto their deliverance; for the fatness of the earth shall be theirs. 19 For behold, the Lord shall come, and his recompense shall be with him, and he shall reward every man, and the poor shall rejoice; 20 And their generations shall inherit the earth from generation to generation, forever and ever. And now I make an end of speaking unto you. Even so. Amen.

The earth has a soul and abideth the law of a celestial kingdom.

(D&C 88:25 – 26) 25 And again, verily I say unto you, the earth abideth the law of a celestial kingdom, for it filleth the measure of its creation, and transgresseth not the law — 26 Wherefore, it shall be sanctified; yea, notwithstanding it shall die, it shall be quickened again, and shall abide the power by which it is quickened, and the righteous shall inherit it.

(Words of Joseph Smith Pg 60) This earth will be rolled back into the presence of God and crowned with Celestial Glory.

(Words of Joseph Smith Pg 65) then after the Little Season is Expired & the Earth under Goes its Last Change & is Glorified then will all the meek inherit the Earth wherein Dwelleth Righteous.

Terrestrial are placed on a Terrestrial Orb

Joseph Fielding Smith suggests that earths are created for the Terrestrial being.

(mormondialogue.org, Joseph Fielding Smith) Other earths, no doubt, are being prepared as habitations for terrestrial and telestial beings, for there must be places prepared for those who fail to obtain glory, who receive immortality but not eternal life.

A Terrestrial earth receives of the presence of the Son but not of the fulness of the Father.

(D&C 76:76 – 77) 76 These are they who receive of his glory, but not of his fulness. 77 These are they who receive of the presence of the Son, but not of the fulness of the Father.

Joseph and Sidney saw the terrestrial world.

(D&C 76:71) 71 And again, we saw the terrestrial world, and behold and lo, these are they who are of the terrestrial, whose glory differs from that of the church of the Firstborn who have received the fulness of the Father, even as that of the moon differs from the sun in the firmament.

The Celestial have the responsibility to minister to the Terrestrial.

(D&C 76:87) 87 And the terrestrial through the ministration of the celestial.

This is accomplished by the city the Holy Jerusalem dwelling with them forever. This great city comes out of heaven and is planted on their Terrestrial globe. There is one city Holy Jerusalem for each Galaxy of 144,000 Earths, where the Terrestrial of those earths reside for the great eons of time and literally forever.

image28.jpeg(Revelation 21:9 – 11) 9 ….Come hither, I will shew thee the bride, the Lamb’s wife. 10 And he carried me away in the spirit to a great and high mountain, and shewed me that great city, the holy Jerusalem, descending out of heaven from God, 11 Having the glory of God: and her light was like unto a stone most precious, even like a jasper stone, clear as crystal;

Are Terrestrial beings single and alone?

(Words of Joseph Smith Pg 232) Those who keep no eternal Law in this life or make no eternal contract are single & alone in the eternal (Terrestrial) world and are only made Angels to minister to those who shall be (Telestial) heirs of Salvation never becoming Sons of God having never kept the Law of God ie eternal Law.

The city had 12 gates for the 12 tribes of the Terrestrial House of Israel to enter.

(Revelation 21:12) 12 And had a wall great and high, and had twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels, and names written thereon, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the children of Israel:

The Twelve Apostles of the Lamb are the Foundation of the great city.

(Revelation 21:14) 14 And the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and in them the names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.

The temple has been replaced by the light and glory of God and the Lamb. This fulfills the requirement that they receive of the glory and presence of the Son but not the Father.

(Revelation 21:22 – 23) 22 And I saw no temple therein: for the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are the temple of it. 23 And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof.

The whole planet will be lighted by the Glory of God where there is no darkness at all.

(Revelation 22:5) 5 And there shall be no night there; and they need no candle, neither light of the sun; for the Lord God giveth them light: and they shall reign for ever and ever.

The “kings of the earth” is specifically a Terrestrial phrase.

(Revelation 21:24 – 26) 24 And the nations of them which are saved shall walk in the light of it: and the kings of the earth do bring their glory and honour into it. 25 And the gates of it shall not be shut at all by day: for there shall be no night there. 26 And they shall bring the glory and honour of the nations into it.

There is a river of pure water coming out from under the throne of God which flows to the whole earth to bless the Terrestrial inhabitants forever. The whole planet is a great Garden of Eden and in the midst is the tree of life.

image29.jpeg(Revelation 22:1 – 2) 1 AND he shewed me a pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb. 2 In the midst of the street of it, and on either side of the river, was there the tree of life, which bare twelve manner of fruits, and yielded her fruit every month:

Terrestrial have the name of God in their foreheads.

(Revelation 22:4) 4 And they shall see his face; and his name shall be in their foreheads.

The leaves are for the healing of the nations from wounds they received during the Little Season.

(Revelation 22:2 – 3) 2 … .and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations. 3 And there shall be no more curse: but the throne of God and of the Lamb shall be in it; and his servants shall serve him:

Revelation 21:27 describes the Terrestrial nations who are worthy to enter that great city the Holy Jerusalem and whose names are written in the Lamb’s book of life.

(Revelation 21:27) 27 And there shall in no wise enter into it any thing that defileth, neither whatsoever worketh abomination, or maketh a lie: but they which are written in the Lamb’s book of life.

The Telestial are placed on a Telestial Planet

Telestial people receive of the fullness of the Telestial glory on their Telestial Planet home.

(D&C 88:31) 31 And also they who are quickened by a portion of the telestial glory shall then receive of the same, even a fulness.

Joseph Fielding Smith taught the existence of permanent terrestrial and telestial planets.

(Joseph Fielding Smith, Man: His Origin and Destiny, 1954, Pg 539) Those who have lived a terrestrial law will be assigned to a terrestrial kingdom on some other globe. Those who have lived a telestial law will have to go to a telestial sphere suited for their condition. Where these worlds are, the Lord has not revealed to us, however, there are spheres now being prepared for them.

We also know that the Terrestrial peoples will minister to the Telestial peoples.

(D&C 76:86, 88) 86 These are they who receive not of his fulness in the eternal world, but of the Holy Spirit through the ministration of the terrestrial; … 88 And also the telestial receive it of the administering of angels who are appointed to minister for them, or who are appointed to be ministering spirits for them; for they shall be heirs of salvation.

The Telestial will receive the ministration of the Terestrial City the New Jerusalem.

(Revelation 21:2) 2 And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband.

image30.jpeg(Revelation 21:3 – 4) 3 And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men and he will dwell with them. And they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God. 4 And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.

A Telestial life is very desirable but will they have to exist by the sweat of their brow?

(Genesis 3:18) 18 Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field;

(D&C 76:89) 89 And thus we saw, in the heavenly vision, the glory of the telestial, which surpasses all understanding;

(Internet Charles W. Walker) And on Friday last while speaking at the Funeral of Matilda Moody [Brother Woodruff] said we should improve the present time and do all we could for our dead ere death called us away. He referred to a saying of Joseph Smith which he heard him utter (like this) That if the People knew what was behind the vail, they would try by every means to commit suicide that they might get there, but the Lord in his wisdom had implanted the fear of death in every person that they might cling to life and thus accomplish the designs of their creator.

Telestial deny not the Holy Ghost

The Telestial did not receive the testimony of Jesus but they did not deny the Holy Spirit.

(D&C 76:81 – 83) 81 And again, we saw the glory of the telestial, which glory is that of the lesser, even as the glory of the stars differs from that of the glory of the moon in the firmament. 82 These are they who received not the gospel of Christ, neither the testimony of Jesus. 83 These are they who deny not the Holy Spirit.

The Telestial, after they have suffered for their own sins, do in fact receive a mansion in their heaven and eventually there are even described as “servants of the Most High”.

image31.jpeg(D&C 76:109 – 112) 109 But behold, and lo, we saw the glory and the inhabitants of the telestial world, that they were as innumerable as the stars in the firmament of heaven, (numerically they are the largest group of people) or as the sand upon the seashore; 110 And heard the voice of the Lord saying: These all shall bow the knee, and every tongue shall confess to him who sits upon the throne forever and ever; 111 For they shall be judged according to their works, and every man shall receive according to his own works, his own dominion, in the mansions which are prepared; 112 And they shall be servants of the Most High; but where God and Christ dwell they cannot come, worlds without end.

There are Religious Telestial: those who followed Paul, Apollos, Cephas, John, Christ, Moses, Esaias, Isaiah, Enoch. I’m sure you could continue that list today as being: those who followed President Monson, Pope Benedict, Billy Graham, Oral Roberts, Jimmy Swagger, Warren Jeffs, Calvin, Martin Luther King.

(D&C 76:98 – 101) 98 And the glory of the telestial is one, even as the glory of the stars is one; for as one star differs from another star in glory, even so differs one from another in glory in the telestial world; 99 For these are they who are of Paul, and of Apollos, and of Cephas. 100 These are they who say they are some of one and some of another—some of Christ and some of John, and some of Moses, and some of Elias, and some of Esaias, and some of Isaiah, and some of Enoch; 101 But received not the gospel, neither the testimony of Jesus, neither the prophets, neither the everlasting covenant.

Non-religious Telestial include liars, sorcerers, adulterers, whoremongers etc.

(D&C 76:103 – 105) 103 These are they who are liars, and sorcerers, and adulterers, and whoremongers, and whosoever loves and makes a lie. 104 These are they who suffer the wrath of God on earth. 105 These are they who suffer the vengeance of eternal fire.

The Sons of Perdition in Outer Darkness

In the pre-existence the Sons of Perdition suffer themselves to be overcome.

image32.jpeg(D&C 76:30 – 31) 30 And we saw a vision of the sufferings of those with whom he made war and overcame, for thus came the voice of the Lord unto us: 31 Thus saith the Lord concerning all those who know my power, and have been made partakers thereof, and suffered themselves through the power of the devil to be overcome, and to deny the truth and defy my power—

(2 Nephi 31:32) 32 They are they who are the sons of perdition, of whom I say that it had been better for them never to have been born;

(2 Nephi 31:14) 14 But, behold, my beloved brethren, thus came the voice of the Son unto me, saying: After ye have repented of your sins, and witnessed unto the Father that ye are willing to keep my commandments, by the baptism of water, and have received the baptism of fire and of the Holy Ghost, and can speak with a new tongue, yea, even with the tongue of angels, and after this should deny me, it would have been better for you that ye had not known me.

(Mark 14:21) 21 The Son of man indeed goeth, as it is written of him: but woe to that man by whom the Son of man is betrayed! good were it for that man if he had never been born.

They have a part to play throughout the eternities, on worlds without end as they become devils.

(Brigham Young JD Pg 372) “Why do you give such folks their endowments?” To qualify them to be devils, if they wish to be. The plan of salvation is calculated to make devils as well as Saints; for by and by we shall need some to serve as devils; and it takes almost as much knowledge to make a complete devil as it does to fit a man to go into the celestial kingdom of God, and become an heir to His kingdom.

(Brigham Young JD 4:363-364, JD 8:179) We expect all who are faithful to take the place of Adams in the worlds to be created; then if there were no apostates, what would we do for Devils? As we have to get our devils from this earth, for the worlds that are to be created.

To become a son of perdition, you have to know God and his glory and you cannot do that and remain on the earth, therefore, they became such in the pre-existence.

(King Follett Sermon) All sins shall be forgiven, except the sin against the Holy Ghost; for Jesus will save all except the sons of perdition. What must a man do to commit the unpardonable sin? He must receive the Holy Ghost, have the heavens opened unto him, and know God, and then sin against him. After a man has sinned against the Holy Ghost, there is no repentance for him. He has got to say that the sun does not shine while he sees it; he has got to deny Jesus Christ when the heavens have been opened unto him, and to deny the plan of salvation with his eyes open to the truth of it The Sons of Perdition crucify Christ to themselves.

image33.jpeg(Hebrews 6:4 – 6) 4 For it is impossible for those who were once enlightened, and have tasted of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers of the Holy Ghost, 5 And have tasted the good word of God, and the powers of the world to come, 6 If they shall fall away, to renew them again unto repentance; seeing they crucify to themselves the Son of God afresh, and put him to an open shame.

(D&C 76:34 – 36) 34 Concerning whom I have said there is no forgiveness in this world nor in the world to come — 35 Having denied the Holy Spirit after having received it, and having denied the Only Begotten Son of the Father, having crucified him unto themselves and put him to an open shame. 36 These are they who shall go away into the lake of fire and brimstone, with the devil and his angels—

(John 19:5 – 7) 5 Then came Jesus forth, wearing the crown of thorns, and the purple robe. And Pilate saith unto them, Behold the man! 6 When the chief priests therefore and officers saw him, they cried out, saying, Crucify him, crucify him. Pilate saith unto them, Take ye him, and crucify him: for I find no fault in him. 7 The Jews answered him, We have a law, and by our law he ought to die, because he made himself the Son of God.

Are women incapable of becoming Sons of Perdition?

(Brigham Young JD 8:222) Woman must atone for sins committed by the volition of her own choice, but she will never become an angel to the devil, and sin so far as to place herself beyond the reach of mercy.

(fairmormon.org, Wilford Woodruff 1893) That there will also be daughters of Perdition there is no doubt in the minds of the brethren

The Sons of Perdition become angels to the Devil and then the Devil himself and even to the great devil the preparator of hell, but then what? What is their consignment for all eternities? Are they dissolved into nothingness?

(Times and Seasons 6 no. 3, 15 February 1845) Say to the brothers, Hulets, and to all others that the Lord never authorized them, to say, that the devil, nor his angels, nor the sons of perdition should ever be restored, for their state of destiny wled, save to those who are made partakers thereof: consequently those who teach this doctrine have not received it of the spirit of the Lord. Truly Brother Oliver declared it to be the doctrine of devils.

(Brigham Young JD 1:349 – 350) All organized existence is in progress, either to an endless advancement in eternal perfections, or back to dissolution….Because all creation is in progress; coming into existence, and going out of existence, as we use the terms; but another form of language fits this phenomenon of nature much better, (viz.) forming, growing, increasing, then begins the opposite operation—decreasing, decomposition, returning back to native element, &c. These revolutions we measurably understand.

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