Discourse, 29 January 1843, as Reported by Willard Richards–A

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Prodigal Son.— when you have heard go & read your bible. if the things are not verily true.—
great deal of speculation. Subjct I never dwelt upon.— understood by many— to to one of the intricate subjects.— s in this church preach.— no rule of interpretation.— what is the rule of interpretati[o]n? Just no interpretati[o]n at all. understand precisely as it read.— I have Key by whi[c]h I understa[n]d the scripture—— I enqire what was the question whi[c]h drew out the answer.——
nati[o]nal. Ab[r]aham. &c as some suppose 1st. place dig up the root— what drew out the saying out of Jesus? Pharises & scribes murmured? this man [p. [157]]
Prodigal Son.— when you have heard go & read your bible. if the things are not verily true.—
great deal of speculation. Subjct I never dwelt upon.— understood by many— to to one of the intricate subjects.— s in this church preach.— no rule of interpretation.— what is the rule of interpretation? Just no interpretation at all. understand precisely as it read.— I have Key by which I understand the scripture—— I enqire what was the question which drew out the answer.——
national. Abraham. &c as some suppose 1st. place dig up the root— what drew out the saying out of Jesus? Pharises & scribes murmured? this man [p. [157]]
Page [157]