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

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honourable mention of his name & not backbite & devour our brother. why will not man learn wisdom by precept at this late agee of the world where we have such a cloud of witnesses & Examples before us & not be oblieged to learn by sad experianc [experience] every thing we know. must the new ones that are chosen to fill the places of those that are fallen of the begin to exalt themselves untill they exhalt themselves so high that they will soon tumble over & have a great fall & go wallowing through the mud & mire & darkness Judas like to the buffatings of as several of the quorum of the Twelve have done or will they learn wisdom & be wise. (O God give them wisdom & keep them humble I pray [p. [22]]
honourable mention of his name & not backbite & devour our brother. why will not man learn wisdom by precept at this late agee of the world where we have such a cloud of witnesses & Examples before us & not be oblieged to learn by sad experianc [experience] every thing we know. must the new ones that are chosen to fill the places of those that are fallen of the begin to exalt themselves untill they exhalt themselves so high that they will soon tumble over & have a great fall & go wallowing through the mud & mire & darkness Judas like to the buffatings of as several of the quorum of the Twelve have done or will they learn wisdom & be wise. (O God give them wisdom & keep them humble I pray [p. [22]]
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