D&C 128:19-25

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Relationship to Section 128. The relationship of Verses 128:19-25 to the rest of Section 128 is discussed at D&C 128.

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Message. Themes, symbols, and doctrinal points emphasized in Verses 128:19-25 include:

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  • D&C 128:20: A voice of the Lord in the wilderness. This phrase occurs several other places in scripture, most likely originating in Isa 40:3 and being applied to John the Baptist (cf. Matt 3:3; Mark 1:3; Luke 3:4; John 1:23). Interestingly, D&C 88:66 adds the following note of explanation after using this phrase: "in the wilderness, because you cannot see him."

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  • D&C 128:20. Is there a connection between the voice of Michael on the banks of the Susquehanna river, and the voice of Peter, James, and John in the wilderness? Are these separate events?

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