Discourse, 2 July 1839, as Reported by Wilford Woodruff–A

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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The following important items & plain & preciious principles were delivered unto the from Joseph in Ioway Territory July 1st [2nd] 1839
Ever keep in exercise the principle of mercy & be ready to forgive our brother on the first intimations of repentance & asking forgiveness, & should we even forgive our brother or Even our Enemy before they repent or ask forgiveness our heavenly father would be equally as merciful unto us. Again let the Twelve & all be willing to confess all there their Sins & not keep back a part & let the twelve be humble & not be exalted & beware of pride & not seek to excell one above another but act for each others good & pray for one & another & honour over our brother or make [p. [21]]
The following important items & plain & preciious principles were delivered unto the from Joseph in Ioway Territory July 1st 2nd 1839
Ever keep in exercise the principle of mercy & be ready to forgive our brother on the first intimations of repentance & asking forgiveness, & should we even forgive our brother or Even our Enemy before they repent or ask forgiveness our heavenly father would be equally as merciful unto us. Again let the Twelve & all be willing to confess all their Sins & not keep back a part & let the twelve be humble & not be exalted & beware of pride & not seek to excell one above another but act for each others good & pray for one & another & honour our brother or make [p. [21]]
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