Discourse, between circa 26 June and circa 4 August 1839–A, as Reported by William Clayton

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creation of man and organized them— he (Adam) is the head and was told to multiply. The were given to him;— he will have to give an account of his stewardship and they to him. The is everlasting. The Savior, Moses and Elias, gave the keys to Peter, James and John on the mount, when they were transfigured before him. The priesthood is everlasting without beginning of days or end of years, without Father, Mother, &c. If there is no change of , there is no change of priesthood. Whenever the ordinances of the Gospel are administered there is the priesthood. How have we come at priesthood in the last days— they come down in regular succession. Peter, James and [p. 14]
creation of man and organized them— he (Adam) is the head and was told to multiply. The were given to him;— he will have to give an account of his stewardship and they to him. The is everlasting. The Savior, Moses and Elias, gave the keys to Peter, James and John on the mount, when they were transfigured before him. The priesthood is everlasting without beginning of days or end of years, without Father, Mother, &c. If there is no change of , there is no change of priesthood. Whenever the ordinances of the Gospel are administered there is the priesthood. How have we come at priesthood in the last days— they come down in regular succession. Peter, James and [p. 14]
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