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the sealing power in all ages of the world (D&C 128:9; Joseph Smith)

"It may seem to some to be a very bold doctrine that we talk of—a power which records or binds on earth and binds in heaven. Nevertheless, in all ages of the world, whenever the Lord has given a dispensation of the priesthood to any man by actual revelation, or any set of men, this power has always been given."

D&C 128:9

See also Matthew 16:18, 19; 1 Corinthians 15:46-48; 1 Corinthians 15:29

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