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

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of the Son of Man. He, (Adam) is the Father of the human family & presides over the Spirits of all men, & all that have had the must Stand before him in this grand Council. This may take place before some of us leave this stage of action, The Son of Man Stands before him & there is given him glory & dominion.— Adam delivers up his to Christ, that which was deliverd to him as holding the Keys of the Universe, but retains his standing as head of the human family.
The Spirit of Man is not a created being; it existed from Eternity & will exist to Eternity. Any thing created cannot be Eternal & earth, water &c— all these had their existence in an elementary state from Eternity. Our Savior Speaks of Children & Says their angels always stand before my father.
The father called all spirits before him at the creation of Man & organized them. He (Adam) is the head. & was told to multiply. The Keys were <first> given to him, <& by him to others> he will have to [p. 64]
of the Son of Man. He, (Adam) is the Father of the human family & presides over the Spirits of all men, & all that have had the must Stand before him in this grand Council. This may take place before some of us leave this stage of action, The Son of Man Stands before him & there is given him glory & dominion.— Adam delivers up his to Christ, that which was deliverd to him as holding the Keys of the Universe, but retains his standing as head of the human family.
The Spirit of Man is not a created being; it existed from Eternity & will exist to Eternity. Any thing created cannot be Eternal & earth, water &c— all these had their existence in an elementary state from Eternity. Our Savior Speaks of Children & Says their angels always stand before my father.
The father called all spirits before him at the creation of Man & organized them. He (Adam) is the head. & was told to multiply. The Keys were first given to him, & by him to others he will have to [p. 64]
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