Revelation received September 15, 1968
At Trail, British Columbia, Canada
Concerning the nature of God
Behold I say unto you, inasmuch as ye have asked Me in faith concerning God and the creation, and inasmuch as ye are confused by the doctrines of men, and their understanding of the creation, behold I will reveal unto you some of the truths ye have desired.
For thou hast desired it in great faith, for the teachings of men doth bother thee, and ye can see where they do err.
Behold I say unto you, I am Jehovah, and through My lineage comes the Saviors of worlds, and they are Mine Only Begotten Sons.
Nevertheless, I have many Sons, for there are many worlds.
Behold I say unto you, I am the Creator, for all worlds which are created are created through the power which I hold, and there is not anything that is created that is not created by that power.
Behold I say unto you, Jesus Christ, who walked upon this earth, is in the express image of My Person, for He is My Son--for are not sons like unto their fathers?
Because He was faithful in all things prior to His birth, He was to be the Only Begotten of the Father in the flesh.
Now some have said that Adam is His Father.
Behold I say unto you, how could Adam be the Father of Jesus Christ? For Adam had many sons and daughters of Eve, how then could He be his only begotten?
Therefore they are in error, not having the Spirit.
Behold this knowledge is necessary for the salvation of man, for how can man worship someone whom he knoweth not?
Behold I say unto you concerning Adam, is he not Michael the Archangel, yea, even the father of all spirits?
Was this not in fulfillment of the covenant?
Yea, he did qualify himself to become as a god, and through his righteousness did he not obtain many wives?
And he did dwell upon an earth and did die according to all flesh.
And because of his righteousness was exalted, and all that he obtained through righteousness became his forever and ever, worlds without end.
Yea, even all his wives and possessions, and his glory are from everlasting to everlasting.
And because he was faithful, he received the promise that his seed would be without number, even as the stars of heaven are without number.
And the promise was fulfilled, for God's promises will surely be fulfilled, yea every whit, and he became the father of a numerous host of spirits.
Yea, and his firstborn, having the right, became the Savior of the world, yea, even Jesus Christ the Redeemer.
For that is the right of the first born in the spirit, to be a Redeemer for his brethren, even becoming their Father and God, and coming in the meridian of time to save them from their sins, then becoming the Son of God, even Jehovah.
For He then has all rights, powers, and privileges pertaining to this earth that His Father, even Jehovah, had on His earth.
And thus through this Priesthood, having neither beginning of days nor end of years, He becomes the Creator of worlds, even for those who are righteous and are true and faithful upon this earth.
Therefore, He is both Father and Son.
Whoso hath an ear let him hear, and whoso hath an eye let him see, for none receiveth this knowledge but by the Spirit.
And I revealed this unto Joseph Smith, for he did have this knowledge, as did all the holy prophets from the beginning, and the people received not the truth and listed to fables rather than truth, and therefore are cast off.
Behold I say unto you, that man Adam is your Father and God, and the only One with whom ye have to do.
For is he not the Father of your spirit, and also the progenitor of your earthly body?
For he was true and faithful, and became a God, and under My direction, even the direction of the Priesthood, even Jehovah, he was placed upon this earth and did bring to this earth all the good things that did exist in his sphere;
And planted a garden, even a garden of glorious beauty.
And he was commanded to take of the children of men a wife, and he called her name Eve, for she was the mother of all living.
And thus he did mingle his seed with the children of this earth, and thus did all his creation, and thus did the generation of men begin.
Because he did mingle his seed, he became as of the earth, and subject to death.
For did he not die so that his offspring of the spirit world could take unto themselves bodies, so that they could become exalted through faithfulness like unto himself?
Adam died that man might be, and men are that they might have joy.
This same Eve was with Adam from the beginning and was one of his wives.
And she did listen first to that cunning one and did mingle her seed with the seed of this earth first.
And she did partake of that which was forbidden and became as mortal.
And Adam mingled his seed with hers also, and became mortal also being again subject to death.
Behold I say unto you, there is no other way.
And by disobedience he lost all recollection of the former existence for a time, but through faithfulness and baptism received this knowledge as at first, and prophesied of his seed unto the last generation.
And he shall come to the valley of Adam-Ondi-Ahman to sit and judge his posterity and require everyone's stewardship according to his works.
Whoso hath an ear let him hear and mock not, for swift shall be your destruction.
Behold, I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the light and life of the world.
And I sent Mine Only Begotten and ye received Him not, neither did ye regard His word.
For he cometh as a thief in the night to reign as King of kings and Lord of lords, and none shall stay His hand.
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Even I come quickly, even so, Amen.