"The Living Christ: The Testimony of the Apostles" is a 2000 restatement of doctrine of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).
The Living Christ: The Testimony of the Apostles Wikipedia
The document is a one-page declaration that was issued on January 1, 2000 and was signed by the fifteen apostles in the LDS Church: the three members of the First Presidency and the members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. The declaration commemorates the birth of Jesus and is a reaffirmation of church doctrines and teachings about him. The text includes quotations of significant scriptural passages from the Bible and other LDS Church scriptures and identifies Jesus as the Jehovah of the Old Testament and Messiah of the New Testament.
Although the Proclamation presents no new doctrines, it provides an official statement of the church on Jesus. Throughout the work are titles of Jesus.Jesus Christ
Jehovah of the Old Testament
Messiah of the New Testament
Firstborn of the Father
Only Begotten Son in the flesh
Firstfruits of them that slept
Redeemer of the world
The First and the Last
Advocate with the father
King of Kings
Lord of Lords
Immortal Son of God
The light, the life, and the hope of the world
Since it was issued, the document has been frequently featured in church magazines and publications. One commentator has suggested that "the document may have been created to strengthen LDS Christian claims".
The document was signed by the following individuals: