HEAVEN (Teachings of Joseph Smith)

Men That Receive the Gospel Receive the Inheritance That the Apostles Did — Willard Richards (Between circa June 26 & August 4, 1839)

Let not your heart be troubled &c, There are a great many Mansions in my Father’s house. I am going to prepare one for you rather Better than common. It is the privilege of the sons of God to inherit the same Mansion &c. When any person receives a vision of Heaven, he Sees things that he never thought of before. if we should tell of different glories as Paul did. in my fathers house are many Mansions. every man that receives the Gospel receives that inheritance that the Apostles did. 

Discourse, between circa 26 June and circa 4 August 1839–C, as Reported by Willard Richards, pp. 75-76, The Joseph Smith Papers.

When Any Person Receives a Vision of Heaven, They See Things They Never Thought of Before — Willard Richards (Between circa June 26 & August 4, 1839)

When any person receives a vision of Heaven, he Sees things that he never thought of before.

Discourse, between circa 26 June and circa 4 August 1839–C, as Reported by Willard Richards, p. 76, The Joseph Smith Papers.

In Heaven, There Are Strange Beasts of Which We Have No Conception Of — William Clayton (April 8, 1843)

John saw curious looking beasts in heaven, he saw every creature that was in heaven, all the beasts, fowls, & fish in heaven, actually there, giving glory to God. I suppose John saw beings there, that had been saved from ten thousand times ten thousand earths like this, strange beasts of which we have no conception all might be seen in heaven.

Discourse, 8 April 1843, as Reported by William Clayton–B, p. 4, The Joseph Smith Papers.

Everything is Plain in Heaven — Willard Richards (Between circa June 26 & August 4, 1839)

There is no Gold nor silver &c, it is false, all is plain in heaven

Discourse, between circa 26 June and circa 4 August 1839–A, as Reported by Willard Richards, p. 73, The Joseph Smith Papers.

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