This text represents the endowment as it was performed prior to ; significant revisions are explained in footnotes.
Far From Heaven
On the Historical documents page, you can read the current ceremony or a side-by-side comparison of the pre- and post versions. Brethren and sisters, this represents the telestial kingdom, or the world in which we now live. Adam, on finding himself in the lone and dreary world, built an altar and offered prayer, and these are the words he uttered: Oh God, hear the words of my mouth.
What is it you want?
I am the god of this world. You, the god of this world? What do you want? I am looking for messengers. Oh, you want someone to preach to you.