Doctrine and Covenants 20:1; “The rise of the Church of Christ in these last days, being one thousand eight hundred and thirty years since the coming of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in the flesh, it being regularly organized and established agreeable to the laws of our country, by the will and commandments of God, in the fourth month, and on the sixth day of the month which is called April—” [emp. mine]
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Mormon Doctrine, p. 438*; “Raphael … an angelic ministrant, a personage who held keys of power during his mortal ministry, returned to earth…and conferred the keys of his dispensation upon Joseph Smith. (D. & C. 128:21.) The Bible contains no mention of Raphael…As to Raphael’s mortal identity we can only speculate. … An inference thus arises that Raphael may be Enoch or some other great prophet from his dispensation.
If this assumption is correct, then the keys restored by Raphael would be those enjoyed by the saints in Enoch’s day including, perhaps, the power whereby men may be translated.” – Bruce R. McConkie
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Ensign, ‘Insights from the Doctrine and Covenants about the Father and the Son,’ January 2017; “…the Doctrine and Covenants helps us learn about Jesus Christ because it teaches powerful truths concerning “His divinity, His majesty, His perfection, His love, and His redeeming power””
February 21 – It’s not about what you know, but who. Paul exhorted the Colossians that the way to salvation was not through what they knew but through the Lord Jesus Christ. Col. 2:4, 8; “And this I say, lest any man should beguile you with enticing words. Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ”.
1 Corinthians 13:11; “When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things.”
D&C 98:18; “Let not your hearts be troubled; for in my Father’s house are many mansions, and I have prepared a place for you; and where my Father and I am, there ye shall be also.”