D&C 101:42 BHT, Exalting One’s Self vs Humbling One’s Self

An addition to the BHT, about exalting the false self versus humbling the false self.

An addition to the BHT, about exalting the false self versus humbling the false self.

Those people that exalt their false selves (the egoic self, natural man, carnal mind) will be brought down to hell, to the sides of the pit, to the torment of the “human” mind, which is as exquisite as a lake burning with fire and brimstone; but those that humble their false selves, that offer up as a sacrifice this egoic psychological self consciousness on the altar of God, will be transfigured and exalted to the Highest Heaven in their True Self, the dwelling place of God in everlasting burnings.

(See also Luke 14:11; Matthew 23:12; Isaiah 14:15; also History of the Church, 6:314, 317, a discourse given by Joseph Smith on Apr. 7, 1844.)

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