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salt lake mormon temple 2 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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