This is such a fabulous section.
In reading this section, I was really impressed by howindebted we are to Jesus Christ. His Atonement for our sins comes to mind, of course, but section 93 discusses other things.
He was the beginning. The world was made by Him. The light and the life of man is through Him. Man was mad by Him. All things were made by Him.
He is the Creator and Savior of all.
But even the Savior was not mighty at first. "And He received not of the fulness at first, but continued from grace to frace, until He received a fulness," v. 13.
The next verse is interesting, too. "And thus was he called the Son of God, becuase he received not of the fulness at the first."
**So maybe that means that to become true children of our Father in Heaven, we also need to patiently progress grace for grace.**
The next verses talk about the Holy Ghost appearing as a dove, then the voice of God saying This is my beloved Son. Then Christ received a fulness of the glory of the Father, and had all power.
The wording of these verses make me think that these events were related. That once Christ had taken appropriate steps to enter God's kingdom (baptism and the Holy Ghost), He was given of the fulness. he was now fully prepared for His ministry. --Does that sound right? Or do you think Christ received of the fulness at another time?
I also love v. 19. "I give unto you these saying that you many understand and know how to worship, and know what you worship, that you may come unto the Father in my name, and in due time receive of his fulness."
Joseph Smith taught in the Lectures on Faith that for anyone to exercise faith in God, he (among other things) needs a correct idea of His character, perfections, and attributes.
D&C 93 definately teaches us a lot about Christ and helps us know what who and what we worship.
I have more to write down, but not the time. Tune in tomorrow!