The great Heavenly Power to heal others
by worthy Melchizedek Priesthood brothers,
is a gift that comes from the Lord above
and works with pure hearts and hands of
It is to be used in the way that He sees fit.
To heal and comfort the afflicted and sick.
Now, this gift to act by the Lord's authority
is held only by a few, a very small
Yet many have claimed it, they claim it in vein,
not knowing how they got it or from whence
But this true power is found only in His true Church.
One you can find if with your heart you'll
"I was answered that I must
join none of them, for they were all wrong;
and the Personage who addressed me said that all their creeds were
abomination in his sight; that those professors were all corrupt;
'they draw near to me with their lips, but their hearts are
far from me,
they teach the doctrines the commandments of men, having a form of
but they deny the power thereof." Joseph Smith
Officer Samuel Jeppsen #3751 (Ret) R# 140, July 2003a