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JAMIE - Moses 1:35"For behold, there are many worlds that have passed away by the word of my power"
What does it mean many worlds that have passed away?
JOEL - Answer:The Lord said in Moses, "For behold, there are many worlds that have passed away by the word of my power. And there are many that now stand, and innumerable are they unto man; but all things are numbered unto me, for they are mine and I know them.
And as one earth shall pass away, and the heavens thereof even so shall another come; and there is no end to my works, neither to my words. ( Moses 1: 35-38)
President Joseph Fielding Smith summed it up pretty well:
"This creation is ever going on. Worlds are filling the measure of their creation, dying, receiving their resurrection and place in the great universe, and others are coming to take their place and go through the same course of development. In this way the work of the Lord is one eternal round."(Progress of Man, by Joseph Fielding Smith)
According to those Moses scriptures and President Smith, apparently those past worlds have gone through the resurrection. We might also assume that the people of those worlds have also received their glory. But I think that would be mostly speculation. We simply don't have all the answers as to how it all works.
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