John 6:40 Will of God: "every one which seeth the Son, and
believeth on him, may have everlasting life."
John 14:21 "he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will
love him and will manifest myself to him."
Matt. 5:8 (3 Ne. 12:8) the pure in heart shall see God
JST-Matt. 11:27 "and no man knoweth the Son but the Father; neither
knoweth any man the Father, save the Son and they whom the Son will reveal
himself; they shall see the Father also."
Heb. 12:14 "follow peace and holiness, without which no man shall see
Gen. 12:7 Lord appeared unto Abraham
Daniel 10:5,6 Daniel sees the Lord; describes his appearance.
Ezek. 1:1 Ezekiel sees "visions of God."
Acts 7:55 Stephen sees "God, and Jesus standing on the right hand of
Gen. 26:2 Isaac sees the Lord.
Gen. 28:13 Jacob sees the Lord in a dream.
D&C 67:10-12 Faithful elders shall be quickened by the Spirit and see
the face of God.
- It is your privilege
- A promise to those that have been ordained unto this ministry
- Inasmuch as ye
- strip yourself from jealousies, fears
- humble yourself before me
- the veil shall be rent, you shall see me and know that I am
- not with carnal neither natural mind, but with the spiritual
- No man has seen God at any time in the flesh except quickened by the
- Neither can any natural man abide the presence of God, neither after the
D&C 88:67,68 eye be single to my glory, whole body filled with light,
no darkness, comprehendeth all things, sanctify yourselves, days will come . .
. you will see him, he will unveil his face, in his own time, own way, own
Gen. 31:24 "God came to Laban the Syrian in a dream by night"
Gen. 32:30 Jacob: "I have seen God face to face"
Gen. 35:9 "God appeared unto Jacob again."
Exodus 3:2 Moses "angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a flame of
fire" "the bush burned with fire [but] was not consumed."
Exo. 24:9-17 Moses, Aaron, Nabab, Abihu, 70 of the Elders of Israel, and
nobles of the children of Israel "saw God . . . and there was under his
feet as it were a paved work of sapphire stone; and as it were the body of
heaven in his clearness." "sight of the glory of the Lord was like
devouring fire on the top of the mountain in the eyes of the children of
1 Kings 3:5 "Lord appeared to Solomon in a dream by night."
2 Chron. 1:7 "God [did] appear unto Solomon."
D&C 84:20-24 By power of Melchizedeck priesthood is the "power of
godliness manifest" ordinances and authority thereof, without which no
man can "see the face of God, even the Father, and live." Moses
taught this to the children of Israel, sought to sanctify them, they hardened
their hearts, could not endure his presence, God's anger kindled; they should
not enter into his rest (while in wilderness); rest is fullness of his glory.
D&C 93:1 forsake sins, come unto Christ, call on his name, obey his
voice keep his commandments, "shall see my face and know that I am."
D&C 97:15,16 Do not suffer unclean things to enter the temple, my glory
will rest on it, my presence shall be there, I will come into it, all pure in
heart who enter shall see God.
D&C 101:38 "And seek the face of the Lord always, that in
patience ye may possess your souls, and ye shall have eternal life"
D&C 109:5 "Build a house to thy name [temple] so that the Son of
Man might have a place to manifest himself to his people."
Num. 11:25 "Lord came down in a cloud"
Num. 12:6,8 "If there be a prophet among you, I the Lord will make
myself known unto him in a vision, and will speak unto him in a dream . . .
and the similitude of the Lord shall he behold."
Num. 22:9,20 "God came unto Balaam."
Num. 23:4 God met Balaam
1 Sam. 3:21 "And the Lord appeared again in Shiloh" to Samuel
Ezek. 1:26-28 Ezekiel sees throne of God, sapphire stone, as the appearance
of a man, brightness of a fire, as the appearance of a rainbow around.
Amos 9:1 Amos sees the Lord
Acts. 7:2 God appeared to Abraham
2 Chron. 18:18 Micaiah said, "I saw the Lord sitting upon his throne,
and all the hosts of heaven standing on his right hand and on his left."
D&C 110:1 Lord appears to Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery.
D&C 110:7,8 "I will manifest myself in mercy unto my people in
this house." will appear to my servants and speak unto them, if they keep
my commandments, do not pollute the holy house.
Alma 12:29 "[God] send angels to converse with them, who caused man to
behold of his glory."
D&C 136:37 "Ye are not yet pure; ye cannot yet bear my glory; but
ye shall behold it if ye are faithful in keeping all my words
Moses 7:4 Enoch sees the Lord
Abr. 1:15 Abraham sees Jehovah
Moses 8:22 Shem, Ham, and Japeth "walked with God"
JST-Gen. 14:30,31 "everyone ordained after [the order of the Son of
God]. . . should have power . . . to stand in the presence of God."
Mormon 1:15 Mormon sees the Lord at age 15
Ether 9:21,22 "Emer executed judgment in righteousness . . . he saw
the Son of Righteousness, and did rejoice and glory in his day; and he died in
Alma 36:22 Alma saw God as Lehi did and the numberless concourses of angels
and longed to be there.
Ether 12:39 Moroni said Jesus "talked with me face to face, . . . he
told me in plain humility, even as one man telleth another in mine own
language, concerning these things."
Daniel 7:9 Daniel "beheld...the Ancient of days...whose garment was
white as snow, and the hair of his head like pure wool: his throne was like a
fiery flame...thousand thousands ministered unto him, and ten thousand times
ten thousand [100 billion] stood before him: the judgment was set"
Daniel 3:22,25 after Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego were thrown into the
fire, the king's counselor said, "I see four men loose, walking in the
midst of the fire . . . and the form of the fourth is like the Son of
Moses 1:5 "No man can behold all my woks except he behold all my
glory, and no man can behold all my glory, and afterwards remain in the flesh
on the earth."
1 Ne. 2:16 the Lord "visits" Nephi.
2 Ne. 2:4 Jacob "hast beheld in they youth his glory"
1 Ne. 1:8 Lehi "saw God"
D&C 107:49 "and [Enoch] saw the Lord, and he walked with him, and
was before his face continually."
D&C 107:53,54 Lord appeared unto Adam, Seth, Enos, Cainan, Mahalaleel,
Jared, Enoch, Methuselah at valley of Adam-ondi-Ahman.
2 Ne. 25:14 "after the Messiah hath risen from the dead, and hath
manifested himself unto his people, unto as many as will believe on his
Ether 12:12 The Lord shows not himself to the children of men until after
Alma 19:13 king Lamoni said "I have seen my Redeemer, and he shall
come forth, and be born of a woman, and he shall redeem all mankind who
Alma 36:22 Alma "saw, even as our father Lehi saw, God sitting upon
his throne, surrounded with numberless concourses of angels, in the attitude
of singing and praising God."
Alma 36:26 "because of the word that [God] imparted to me [Alma], many
. . . have seen eye to eye as I have seen, therefore they do know of these
things of which I have spoken, as I do know."
Mormon 1:15 Mormon "being 15 years of age and being somewhat of a
sober mind, therefore I was visited of the Lord, and tasted and knew of the
goodness of Jesus."
2 Ne. 10:2,3 Jacob (Lehi's son) and Isaiah "have seen my Redeemer even
as I [Nephi] have seen him."