Discourse, 1 May 1842, as Reported by Oliver Olney, Copy
JS, Discourse, , Hancock Co., IL, 1 May 1842. Version copied [between ca. 1 May 1842 and ca. 1845] in Oliver Olney, Notebook, May–July 1842; handwriting of ; Oliver H. Olney Papers, Western Americana Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven, CT.
He will tel them of the gospel plan He will tel them of the state of their souls He will tel them of the State of their <being > With power from on High He will reason both long and loud To show they key word of Gods power The mind that does desire to arise In the Estimation of Joseph Smith He must let him have their money And he will lead them threw the golden The Golden gate of Heaven But those that have kept their money back He says he will leave them far behind That they with him will have no chance To enter threw the the Pearly Gate Into a Heavenly rest A rest of which the Prophets spoke If they it understood. Between them and Joseph Is a contract. Between them and Joseph is a contract The Prophets spoke of being endowed With power from on High They spoke of power that was of God They spoke of power works by it performed To heal the sick by the prayer of faith To cast out Deavils raise the Dead And well declare the Council of God This in connection with all the gifts Composed the Endowment of those sent to preach [p. ]