Discourse, 2 July 1839, as Reported by Willard Richards

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flounderings see to it that you do not this thing lest innocent blood be found in your skirts & you go down to Hell, All other sins are not to be compared to sinning against the Holy Ghost. & proving a traitor to thy brethren.
 
A [drawing of a key] Key. Finding fault with the church
(A final key deliverd by Joseph in the following Language)
I will give you one of the keys of the mysteries of the kingdom. It is an eternal principle that has existed with God from all Eternity that that man who rises up to condemn others. finding fault with the . saying that they are out of the way while he himself is righteous. then know assuredly that that man is in the high road to apostacy and if he does not repent will apostatize as God lives The principle is as correct, as the [p. 14]
flounderings see to it that you do not this thing lest innocent blood be found in your skirts & you go down to Hell, All other sins are not to be compared to sinning against the Holy Ghost. & proving a traitor to thy brethren.
 
A [drawing of a key] Key. Finding fault with the church
(A final key deliverd by Joseph in the following Language)
I will give you one of the keys of the mysteries of the kingdom. It is an eternal principle that has existed with God from all Eternity that that man who rises up to condemn others. finding fault with the . saying that they are out of the way while he himself is righteous. then know assuredly that that man is in the high road to apostacy and if he does not repent will apostatize as God lives The principle is as correct, as the [p. 14]
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