Discourse, 19 July 1840

Now brethren I obligate  myself to build as great  a temple as ever Solomon  did if the church will back  me up, moreover it shall  not impoverish any man  but enrich thousands and  I prophecy that the time  shall be when these saints  shall ride proudly over  the mountains of Missouri  and no Gentile dog nor  Missouri dog Shall dare  lift a tongue against them  but will lick up the dust  from beneath their feet  and I pray the father that  many here may realize this  and see it with their eyes  and And if it should be [p. [21]]
JS, discourse, Nauvoo, IL, 19 July 1840; handwriting of Martha Jane Knowlton Coray; Martha Jane Coray notebook, pp. [9–22], CHL.