Let the Song of God be for you as daily bread and the breath of all your life, to
fill you up with holy counsel, to light the way before, to lift you up above the
storms which often rage about, placing you safe upon that shore where the light of
God does shine.
Let it prove itself a mighty river which flows within your soul, till you yourself
become the river filled with life abundant, rushing on and ever flowing within the
ocean of my dreams, to become yourself as one with God in the living of your life.
Prove yourself as one most wise and in my words find strength, for the clouded mind
does not see, neither can it know that the things of God are born of spirit and are
made by God most subtle, requiring from those who would partake an eager and joyful
faith, opening up before your eyes the wonder beyond all wonders.
Embrace therefore with hopeful heart this Song which Heaven sings, and make your
life become the song which moves the heart of God; and song to Song the Heavens move
like lovers in a dance, you in God and God in you forever and anon.
7th Endowment 7:13-16
For I delight to make myself known unto the children of men. Thus was the law decreed
from the beginning that kind should cleave to kind.
Therefore, unto as many as shall become as God among the children of men, in all
holiness, unto them shall the Father of Heaven reveal all knowledge and wisdom until
they receive a fullness of Heaven’s glory.
Shall such gifts as come from God be given to those of somber minds and solemn faces,
or shall such gifts find quick their home midst songs of joy and light? For in the
beginning was the law decreed that kind should cleave to kind.
7th Endowment 2:30
This earth upon which we live is the very first world from which God evolved. As
a consequence, this world is known by those who believe as the World of the First
Basic Beliefs #5
23 For I, alone, am The One which is greatest above all else, being before all Gods
the First and Most Sovereign Lord of All;
24 Having established in the depths of my own bosom the countless turnings of eternity,
in whose hands the course of all heavenly things must forever move.
25 Behold, how the pathways of endless ages around the throne must ever move, causing
all that is past, and all that is present, and all that is future to give obeisance
26 For I, alone, am Eternal One, above whom there is no greater found; yet in that
beginning beyond all beginnings have I a memory recollected.
27 Thus it was that in a time beyond all your yesterdays was there found neither
God nor Goddess but Man only; and in the world of the First Creation was he brought
forth in darkness, knowing only what the senses of the body would permit.
28 Among the spirit children of many Gods is this word not given, have you yourself
not also heard: how that God was once a man, to evolve himself from less to greater?
29 So it was that in a time before forever, even I, as a man on the First World did
dwell; being the first to make for himself a living soul which the darkening shade
had no power to touch or put out again.
30 But still did all of man in the First World perish long ago, being consumed by
a multitude of folly; yet notwithstanding these things, in such a memory as I have
found have all which died come alive in me again.
31 Yet in that beginning beyond beginning did First Man dwindle away into death because
of foolishness, for although his knowledge was great and ever reaching, yet of wisdom
did he possess but little.
32 For of wisdom was First Man unable to lay hold seeing that unto him was no knowledge
given of good or evil, being in himself uncreated of God, being without soul and
having no means of bringing it forth.
33 But seeing now that in the mind of The One, First Man is made to come alive again,
I have resolved to set forth the means whereby all who are willing might fashion
unto themselves a living soul.
34 Thus shall I redeem First Man from the folly of all his ways, to rescue him from
endless death; that from the world of the First Power might many come forth unhindered
into the presence of The One.
35 Consider deeply then the mystery within, for if I reach back to redeem First Man,
to make in many a living soul; how great then shall the kingdom of God become, seeing
that in the beginning from one only, came forth the fullness of Heaven’s glory?
36 Who then will call small and trifling the dominions of this greater Light, seeing
that unto Kolob will be given a multitude of suns beyond counting, which suns shall
shine from eternity to eternity in unending power and glory?....
46 Who then shall I send unto the world of the First Power to set forth the whole
of my design, to make way for the coming of the soul of man, and to increase forever
the glory of Heaven?