Discourse, 2 July 1839, as Reported by Willard Richards

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soon tumble over and have a great fall. & go wallowing through the mud & mire & darkness Judas like to the buffettings of Satan as several of the have done or will they learn wisdom & be wise. (O god give them wisdom & keep them humble I pray)
(Great Sermons) when the or any other witnesses stand before the congregations of the earth & they preach in the power & demonstration of the Spirit of God & the people are astonished & confounded at the doctrine & say that man has preached a powerful discourse, a great Sermon. then let that man or those men take care that they do not ascribe the grory [glory] unto themselves. but be careful that they are humble & ascribe the praise & glory to God & the Lamb for it is by the power of the & Holy Ghost. they have power thus to speak. What art thou O man but dust & from whom dost thou receive thy power & blessings but from God. Then O. ye Twelve notice this [drawing of a key] Key & be wise for christs sake & your own souls sake—— [p. 12]
soon tumble over and have a great fall. & go wallowing through the mud & mire & darkness Judas like to the buffettings of Satan as several of the have done or will they learn wisdom & be wise. (O god give them wisdom & keep them humble I pray)
(Great Sermons) when the or any other witnesses stand before the congregations of the earth & they preach in the power & demonstration of the Spirit of God & the people are astonished & confounded at the doctrine & say that man has preached a powerful discourse, a great Sermon. then let that man or those men take care that they do not ascribe the grory [glory] unto themselves. but be careful that they are humble & ascribe the praise & glory to God & the Lamb for it is by the power of the & Holy Ghost. they have power thus to speak. What art thou O man but dust & from whom dost thou receive thy power & blessings but from God. Then O. ye Twelve notice this [drawing of a key] Key & be wise for christs sake & your own souls sake—— [p. 12]
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