Ether Prophesies – Ether 13:1-31

1 And now I, Moroni, proceed to finish my record concerning the destruction of the people of whom I have been writing.

2 For behold, they rejected all the words of Ether; for he truly told them of all things, from the beginning of man; and that after the waters had receded from off the face of this land it became a choice land above all other lands, a chosen land of the Lord; wherefore the Lord would have that all men should serve him who dwell upon the face thereof; [Why do you suppose that North America was designated “a choice land above all others?” It is because herein lies the land of Adam and his children. It was dedicated to the Lord from the beginning. The land up until the time of Noah was divided according to the sacred triangle of space reaching from Missouri, to the Gulf of Mexico, and the western side of the Rocky Mountains.]

3 And that it was the place of the New Jerusalem, which should come down out of heaven, and the holy sanctuary of the Lord. [When the earth becomes new, the New Jerusalem, after having been lifted up, will be placed upon the earth after its baptism of fire.]

4 Behold, Ether saw the days of Christ, and he spake concerning a New Jerusalem upon this land. [which shall be built in the original place of the land of Adam]

5 And he spake also concerning the house of Israel, and the Jerusalem from whence Lehi should come—after it should be destroyed it should be built up again, a holy city unto the Lord; wherefore, it could not be a new Jerusalem for it had been in a time of old; but it should be built up again, and become a holy city of the Lord; and it should be built unto the house of Israel— [Ether prophesied of the Jewish Diaspora and the rebuilding of Jerusalem. There is still more that must occur.]

6 And that a New Jerusalem should be built up upon this land, unto the remnant of the seed of Joseph, for which things there has been a type. [The city will be mostly built by the Remnant of Jacob, or in other words, the Lamanite descendants.]

7 For as Joseph brought his father down into the land of Egypt, even so he died there; wherefore, the Lord brought a remnant of the seed of Joseph out of the land of Jerusalem, that he might be merciful unto the seed of Joseph that they should perish not, even as he was merciful unto the father of Joseph that he should perish not.

8 Wherefore, the remnant of the house of Joseph shall be built upon this land; and it shall be a land of their inheritance; and they shall build up a holy city unto the Lord, like unto the Jerusalem of old [This is a reference to the “City of Peace,” or as it is referred to as the city of Salem which was taken up to the Lord. The current location of Jerusalem is near this location.]; and they shall no more be confounded, until the end come when the earth shall pass away. [This is a profound prophecy, for the city of Jerusalem had not even been thought of yet. Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob had not yet walked the earth. But, Ether prophesied what would become of the land of the Jaredites.]

The city of Salem was taken before the people of Jared migrated away from Babel. They were a remnant that had not lived up to the covenants given of Melchezedek to the people. But, because of the prayers of the brother of Jared were spared and given an opportunity to dwell in the most sacred of lands.

9 And there shall be a new heaven and a new earth; and they shall be like unto the old save the old have passed away, and all things have become new. [When Christ comes the earth will be bathed in fire and all life upon it shall cease. The spirit of the world itself shall be resurrected and all shall be new. In other words it will not inhabit the same body of material and space, but ascend to a new glory in the terrestrial realm. A “new heaven, and a new earth.”]

10 And then cometh the New Jerusalem; and blessed are they who dwell therein, for it is they whose garments are white through the blood of the Lamb; and they are they who are numbered among the remnant of the seed of Joseph, who were of the house of Israel.

11 And then also cometh the Jerusalem of old; and the inhabitants thereof, blessed are they, for they have been washed in the blood of the Lamb; and they are they who were scattered and gathered in from the four quarters of the earth, and from the north countries, and are partakers of the fulfilling of the covenant which God made with their father, Abraham.

There a two places which the Lord will actually preserve to be placed upon the new earth. That is the Old and New Jerusalem. Why does the Lord preserve those two places? Because they will stand as a monument to His work among the House of Israel for the eternities.

12 And when these things come, bringeth to pass the scripture which saith, there are they who were first, who shall be last; and there are they who were last, who shall be first. [A reference to the 4th estate, the Saviors Upon Mount Zion, who assisted the Lord in saving the House of Israel.]

13 And I was about to write more, but I am forbidden; but great and marvelous were the prophecies of Ether; but they esteemed him as naught, and cast him out; and he hid himself in the cavity of a rock by day, and by night he went forth viewing the things which should come upon the people. [Even today, these prophesies are considered ridiculous to the world.]

14 And as he dwelt in the cavity of a rock he made the remainder of this record, viewing the destructions which came upon the people, by night.

15 And it came to pass that in that same year in which he was cast out from among the people there began to be a great war among the people, for there were many who rose up, who were mighty men, and sought to destroy Coriantumr by their secret plans of wickedness, of which hath been spoken.

16 And now Coriantumr, having studied, himself, in all the arts of war and all the cunning of the world, wherefore he gave battle unto them who sought to destroy him.

17 But he repented not, neither his fair sons nor daughters; neither the fair sons and daughters of Cohor; neither the fair sons and daughters of Corihor; and in fine, there were none of the fair sons and daughters upon the face of the whole earth who repented of their sins.

18 Wherefore, it came to pass that in the first year that Ether dwelt in the cavity of a rock, there were many people who were slain by the sword of those secret combinations, fighting against Coriantumr that they might obtain the kingdom.

19 And it came to pass that the sons of Coriantumr fought much and bled much.

20 And in the second year the word of the Lord came to Ether, that he should go and prophesy unto Coriantumr that, if he would repent, and all his household, the Lord would give unto him his kingdom and spare the people— [A final plea for repentance and deliverance. It grieved the Lord to see this part of His vineyard perish.]

21 Otherwise they should be destroyed, and all his household [his people] save it were himself. And he should only live to see the fulfilling of the prophecies which had been spoken concerning another people receiving the land for their inheritance; and Coriantumr should receive a burial by them; and every soul should be destroyed save it were Coriantumr.

22 And it came to pass that Coriantumr repented not, neither his household, neither the people; and the wars ceased not; and they sought to kill Ether, but he fled from before them and hid again in the cavity of the rock.

23 And it came to pass that there arose up Shared, and he also gave battle unto Coriantumr; and he did beat him, insomuch that in the third year he did bring him into captivity.

24 And the sons of Coriantumr, in the fourth year, did beat Shared, and did obtain the kingdom again unto their father.

25 Now there began to be a war upon all the face of the land, every man with his band fighting for that which he desired.

26 And there were robbers, and in fine, all manner of wickedness upon all the face of the land.

27 And it came to pass that Coriantumr was exceedingly angry with Shared, and he went against him with his armies to battle; and they did meet in great anger, and they did meet in the valley of Gilgal; and the battle became exceedingly sore.

28 And it came to pass that Shared fought against him for the space of three days. And it came to pass that Coriantumr beat him, and did pursue him until he came to the plains of Heshlon.

29 And it came to pass that Shared gave him battle again upon the plains; and behold, he did beat Coriantumr, and drove him back again to the valley of Gilgal.

30 And Coriantumr gave Shared battle again in the valley of Gilgal, in which he beat Shared and slew him.

31 And Shared wounded Coriantumr in his thigh, that he did not go to battle again for the space of two years, in which time all the people upon the face of the land were shedding blood, and there was none to restrain them.

At this point it is a freefall into death and destruction for the Jaredite people.

 

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18 Responses to Ether Prophesies – Ether 13:1-31

  1. Myrsmakeup says:

    There a two places which the Lord will actually preserve to be placed upon the new earth. That is the Old and New Jerusalem. Why does the Lord preserve those two places? Because they will stand as a monument to His work among the House of Israel for the eternities…
    Are these also referring to the Cities of Enoch and Melchizedek? Or is it referring to actual persons? [To those places, which are also significant. PR]

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  2. Myrsmakeup says:

    And when these things come, bringeth to pass the scripture which saith, there are they who were first, who shall be last; and there are they who were last, who shall be first. [A reference to the 4th estate, the Saviors Upon Mount Zion, who assisted the Lord in saving the House of Israel.

    Is it ok to ask another question? ( forgive me, but my head and heart need to be in the same page..) Can you elaborate at all regarding the Motherhood roles of Sarah, Rebekah and Rachel? Or Lucy Smith? I LOVE THEM!! [They are the greatest among women, called and anointed to be priestesses to their husbands from before the foundation of the world. They follow the path of the Everlasting Covenant and will some day be the Mother of all Living in a world of their creation. And this same path is for all who continue in faith. PR]

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  3. daniel Dylan says:

    [“In other words it will not inhabit the same body of material and space, but ascend to a new glory in the terrestrial realm. A “new heaven, and a new earth.”] Can you share more about this statement? Does it go into a closer orbit around the sun? Or does it leave this solar system and move in closer to Kolob? Or does it go to another dimension ? Anything you can tell is much appreciated. Thank you sharing what you have learned from the Lord. [The spirit of the earth ascends to the Terrestrial. This is closer to Kolob, but not in the Celestial realm. The Earth’s body will be dead and without life. It is a planetary resurrection for Mother Earth as she follows a similar path of progression as do we. PR]

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  4. daniel Dylan says:

    And when these things come, bringeth to pass the scripture which saith, there are they who were first, who shall be last; and there are they who were last, who shall be first. [A reference to the 4th estate, the Saviors Upon Mount Zion, who assisted the Lord in saving the House of Israel.] Does this scripture reference that the 4th estate came here several times during the life of this earth? Then they are done with their mission and move forward to the next Estate on a new earth? [When the 4th estate finish their mission at the commencement of the final dispensation, they will be prepared to move forward on their path of progression in a new world. The first are now last, and so on. PR]

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  5. daniel Dylan says:

    13 And I was about to write more, but I am forbidden; but great and marvelous were the prophecies of Ether; ….Are the rest of the prophecies of Ether going to come forward to be read soon ? Are they hidden with all the other records? Have you been taught these marvelous prophecies in your times with the Lord? Sorry for all the questions. I just love to learn all I can. Thank you for your patience, [I do not know if Ether’s prophesies are included in the sealed portion of the plates. I do not know if I have seen the same things or not. Sometimes, people are shown different things depending upon the questions they ask. PR]

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  6. daniel Dylan says:

    25 Now there began to be a war upon all the face of the land, every man with his band fighting for that which he desired.
    26 And there were robbers, and in fine, all manner of wickedness upon all the face of the land……
    Is this basically what will happen in these last days? It seems the same problems, evils and destructions continually happen in a never ending cycle. Are the 1st Estate spirits allowed to view these events as they transpire on this earth? Do we ever learn from history? It is very sad that we cannot learn from the past. [It will be much like this when society collapses and before the rise of the Remnant of Jacob. The first estate do not witness these things firsthand. Their training is focused upon training their hearts to seek truth. PR]

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  7. S Silver says:

    Vs 16: “Coriantumr, having studied, himself, in all the arts of war and all the cunning of the world”

    When we see this in the BoM, does it mean “worldly knowledge” or is it more wicked than just knowing slick, lawyer-like language and cunning ways to argue or persuade? [He was well educated, especially in matters of war and politics. PR]

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  8. daniel Dylan says:

    [PR The Earth’s body will be dead and without life.] Your answer to my question above . Does the earth stay dead and lifeless or does it go through another cycle with a new spirit and with a new Adam or Eve? Is it possible some of the planets in our solar system ( like Venus or Mars) have had cycles of life on them like our earth has had? I just wonder about the purpose of these dead planets. Thank you so much PR, your Book of Mormon insights has been an absolute JOY to look forward to read almost daily! I have learned so much! I will truly miss this. It is just a huge spiritual uplift everyday to read your material that has been revealed to you by our Savior. I hope the Lord will allow you to continue to share your amazing revelations He has given you. It means so much to me personally to have this to look forward to almost daily, as this world tumbles into increasing wickedness, to have a bright light of gospel truth to ponder upon. I pray the Lord will allow you to continue to share what you are learning. It is a huge inspiration to press forward to receive our own revelations and to grow in holiness. Also, I hope you can share more stories of recusing others around this world. It fills my soul with gladness to hear about your adventures here on this earth. That God has His angels there to rescue us when we may find ourselves in dire circumstances . God’s blessings upon you PR. [Thank you, the Lord is so merciful. I don’t know if the body of this earth has life given to it again. I have not seen that. It will appear like a rock in space after the cleansing. The glorified earth will appear as a sun in the firmament, and this is only in its Terrestrial State. It must then go forward to its fifth estate and follow the path of the Everlasting Covenant. PR]

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  9. S Silver says:

    “The land up until the time of Noah was divided according to the sacred triangle of space reaching from Missouri, to the Gulf of Mexico, and the western side of the Rocky Mountains.”

    I live in Texas and have felt sad that my region is not involved in the BoM as much. Have you seen anything of note that took place in Texas or near the Texas coastline? [Not particularly in relation to the Book of Mormon, but it was a part of the sacred land of Adam and close to where the City of Enoch originally stood. PR]

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  10. S Silver says:

    “The city of Salem was taken before the people of Jared migrated away from Babel. They were a remnant that had not lived up to the covenants given of Melchezedek to the people. But, because of the prayers of the brother of Jared were spared and given an opportunity to dwell in the most sacred of lands.”

    I had understood that the City of Enoch which was taken up was once in the Gulf of Mexico. Was the Tower of Babel in Iraq? [Yes, in the northern part. PR]

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  11. S Silver says:

    The sacred land of Adam – “the sacred triangle of space reaching from Missouri, to the Gulf of Mexico, and the western side of the Rocky Mountains”

    Does this area function as a safe haven during the hard times coming?

    Or not really because while some areas may be a refuge, there are wicked cities that will be destroyed so the sacred triangle area doesn’t mean much when it comes to the destructions? [It will be the future lands of Zion, but not a safe haven until it is established. PR]

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  12. jaywez says:

    When our Earth’s telestial body is dead, will the telestial spirits who died at the Lord’s second coming remain on the earth though in the spirit? If our Earth’s spirit will have departed, can the spirits of those people even remain there? If so, will Satan and his angels also remained tied to the body of the Earth? Will the telestial spirits be ministered to by those of the Terrestrial Earth or will they have to endure this “night” where no labour can be performed? [At that point the earth will be a literal prison for those who did not repent. They will remain there until the end of the Millennium. From there, as God performs the final judgment, those of perdition will be sent to outer darkness, and those of telestial will be sent to another alive world. PR]

    These last two chapters have been joy to read and ponder with you. Thank you so much!

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  13. MRR says:

    [At that point the earth will be a literal prison for those who did not repent. They will remain there until the end of the Millennium. From there, as God performs the final judgment, those of perdition will be sent to outer darkness, and those of telestial will be sent to another alive world. PR]

    So…Then where do the things and events in the millenium take place if the earth is dead and void of life?

    you said, “There a two places which the Lord will actually preserve to be placed upon the new earth. That is the Old and New Jerusalem”
    so I’m thinking that a part of North America will still have life left on it, wit 3rd estate type people after the Lord comes again and the earth is cleansed with fire. Is that correct?

    If not correct, Will Zion be on the earth during that time? [Zion exists on earth until the time of His coming. The earth will be cleansed with fire, the city of New and Old Jerusalem will be taken up to heaven and be taken to a new heaven and new earth of terrestrial glory closer to the abode of God. PR]

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  14. S Silver says:

    “The earth will be cleansed with fire, the city of New and Old Jerusalem will be taken up to heaven and be taken to a new heaven and new earth of terrestrial glory closer to the abode of God. PR”

    So New and Old Jerusalem AND this earth’s female spirit go to a new “earth”/planet to reside, which has glory and appears like our sun? (We basically go live in a sun planet, because we can withstand that glory, correct?) [Yes, but the earth doesn’t go to an existing planet. It is resurrected as such, just like we will be. PR]

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  15. S Silver says:

    If our sun has a male spirit, according to the Pearl of Great Price, is the progression for the male and female planets the same?

    Is there any noticeable difference in landform, vegetation and appearance if you reside on a male or female planet? [Yes, there is Kolob, the female planet adorned with beauty (Eden), and the Throne which is Koholo. They reign side by side at the center of creation. I do not know how they would appear different to those living upon it. PR]

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  16. Anthony says:

    Something that continues to confuse me in regards to the Everlasting Covenant… We take the Savior’s atonement to be everlasting and infinite, and when we are spiritually begotten of Christ, that he becomes our covenant Father… But then, when we condescend again, in a new world as fourth estate, it would appear we look to a new Savior, who would then become our new covenant Father, once we’re spiritually begotten again in that new creation… This seems to make Jesus’ atonement in this cycle a bit less “infinite” than we often speak of… If each cycle we need to be spiritually begotten, then when are we heirs to salvation and not subject to spiritual death? How does the atonement wrought in this creation cycle affect us in new creation cycles? [That is a good question, but I cannot answer it directly without unfolding the particulars of the Everlasting Covenant that I am not permitted to do. I will say that our connection to Jesus Christ never diminishes, ever. It all fits together beautifully, as we sacrifice to save souls for our Father’s kingdom. PR]

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  17. S Silver says:

    I once prayed and asked who I should pray to since scripture contains people both praying to HF or directly to Christ.

    The answer I received was that I was to pray to Heavenly Father because I was “safely” under covenant with Him. (I felt the sensation of safety, for lack of a better way to describe what was communicated, but perhaps “already under existing covenant” would be applicable wording.)

    Perhaps after the baptism of fire those instructions will change. I wondered if this was part of the Everlasting Covenant? Where I am relying on an existing covenant with HF as I am in this life, trying to follow through on covenants made with Christ? [That is likely the case. PR]

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  18. Rulgalg says:

    [That is a good question, but I cannot answer it directly without unfolding the particulars of the Everlasting Covenant that I am not permitted to do. PR]

    Why aren’t you permitted to reveal certain particulars about the everlasting covenant? Is it because that knowledge could prematurely damn us if we knew it but did not live it? Is it simply a trial of our faith? [It is part of the true mysteries that the Lord desires to reveal to us directly. These things are only given after ascension and directly from the Lord. By the power of the Holy Ghost you may know the truth of all things, not through PR.]

    Also, When is this knowledge given? After the baptism of fire? Gift of the Holy Ghost? Second Comforter? [All of these. PR]

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