Discourse, 22 January 1843, as Reported by Wilford Woodruff

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Whare there is a prophet a priest, or a righteous man unto whom God gives his oracles there is the kingdom of God, & whare the oracles of God are not there the kingdom of God is not, In these remarks I have no allusion to the kingdoms of the earth, we will keep the Laws of the Land, we do not speak against them we never have, & we can hardly make mention of the State of of our persecutions there &c but what the cry goes forth that we are guilty of larceny Bur[g]lary, arson treason & murder &c &c which is fals, we speak of the kingdom of God on the earth not the kingdoms of mem [men], The plea of many in this day is that we have no right to receive revelations, But if we do not get revelations we do not have the oracles of God & if they have not the oracles of God they are not the people of God But say you what will become of the world or the various professors of religion who do not believe in revelation & the oracles of God as continued to his Church in all ages of the world when he has a people on earth, I tell you in the name of Jesus Christ they will be damned & whan you get into the eternal world you will find it to be so thay cannot escape the damnation of hell
As touching the gospel & Baptism that John preached I would say that John came preaching the gospel for the remission of Sins he had his authority from God & the oricles of God were with him & the kingdom of [p. [5]]
Whare there is a prophet a priest, or a righteous man unto whom God gives his oracles there is the kingdom of God, & whare the oracles of God are not there the kingdom of God is not, In these remarks I have no allusion to the kingdoms of the earth, we will keep the Laws of the Land, we do not speak against them we never have, & we can hardly make mention of the State of of our persecutions there &c but what the cry goes forth that we are guilty of larceny Burglary, arson treason & murder &c &c which is fals, we speak of the kingdom of God on the earth not the kingdoms of mem [men], The plea of many in this day is that we have no right to receive revelations, But if we do not get revelations we do not have the oracles of God & if they have not the oracles of God they are not the people of God But say you what will become of the world or the various professors of religion who do not believe in revelation & the oracles of God as continued to his Church in all ages of the world when he has a people on earth, I tell you in the name of Jesus Christ they will be damned & whan you get into the eternal world you will find it to be so thay cannot escape the damnation of hell
As touching the gospel & Baptism that John preached I would say that John came preaching the gospel for the remission of Sins he had his authority from God & the oricles of God were with him & the kingdom of [p. [5]]
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