D&C 138:1-60

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  • D&C 138:56: First lessons. What is the purpose of having lessons in the pre-earthly life if (due to the veil) this special group has no chance to remember and use them in mortal life?

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  • D&C 138:3. Anthony D. Perkins, "‘The Great and Wonderful Love’," Ensign, Nov 2006, pp. 76–78. Elder Perkins suggests five ways—in addition to consistent prayers, scripture study, and Church and temple attendance—to change our thoughts and heart to more fully feel the tender love of God.
  • Paulsen, David L., Judson Burton, Kendel J. Christensen, and Martin Pulido. "Redemption of the Dead: Continuing Revelation after Joseph Smith." In Journal of the Book of Mormon and Other Restoration Scripture, 20/2 (2011): p. 52-69. Provo, Utah: BYU University: Neil A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship. Fourth article in the series.

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