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Discourse, 2 July 1839, as Reported by Willard Richards

soon tumble over and have a great fall. & go wallowing through the mud & mire & darkness Judas like to the buffetting of Satan as several of the Quorum

An organized group of individuals holding the same office in the Melchizedek priesthood or the Aaronic priesthood. According to the 1835 “Instruction on Priesthood,” the presidency of the church constituted a quorum. The Twelve Apostles also formed a quorum...

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have done or will they learn wisdom & be wise. (O god give them wisdom & keep them humble I pray)
(Great Sermons) when the Twelve

Members of a governing body in the church, with special administrative and proselytizing responsibilities. A June 1829 revelation commanded Oliver Cowdery and David Whitmer to call twelve disciples, similar to the twelve apostles in the New Testament and ...

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or any other witnesses stand before the congregations of the earth & they preach in the power & demonstration of the Spirit of God & the people are astonished & confounded at the doctrine & say that man has preached a powerful discourse. a great Sermon. then let that man or those men take care that they do not ascribe the grory glory unto themselves. but be careful that they are humble & ascribe the praise & glory to God & the Lamb for it is by the power of the Holy Priesthood

Power or authority of God. The priesthood was conferred through the laying on of hands upon adult male members of the church in good standing; no specialized training was required. Priesthood officers held responsibility for administering the sacrament of...

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& Holy Ghost. they have power thus to speak. What art thou O man but dust & from whom dost thou receive thy power & blessings but from God. Then O. ye Twelve notice this one Key & be wise for christs sake & your own souls sake—— [p. 12]
soon tumble over and have a great  fall. & go wallowing through the mud  & mire & darkness Judas like to the  buffetting of Satan as several of the  Quorum

An organized group of individuals holding the same office in the Melchizedek priesthood or the Aaronic priesthood. According to the 1835 “Instruction on Priesthood,” the presidency of the church constituted a quorum. The Twelve Apostles also formed a quorum...

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have done or will they learn  wisdom & be wise. (O god give them  wisdom & keep them humble I pray)
(Great Sermons) when the Twelve

Members of a governing body in the church, with special administrative and proselytizing responsibilities. A June 1829 revelation commanded Oliver Cowdery and David Whitmer to call twelve disciples, similar to the twelve apostles in the New Testament and ...

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or  any other witnesses stand before the con gregations of the earth & they preach in  the power & demonstration of the Spirit  of God & the people are astonished & con founded at the doctrine & say that  man has preached a powerful dis course. a great Sermon. then let  that man or those men take care  that they do not ascribe the grory [glory] unto  themselves. but be careful that they are  humble & ascribe the praise & glory to  God & the Lamb for it is by the power  of the Holy Priesthood

Power or authority of God. The priesthood was conferred through the laying on of hands upon adult male members of the church in good standing; no specialized training was required. Priesthood officers held responsibility for administering the sacrament of...

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& Holy Ghost.  they have power thus to speak. What  art thou O man but dust & from  whom dost thou receive thy power & bles sings but from God. Then O. ye Twelve notice  this on[e] Key & be wise for christs sake & your own souls  sake—— [p. 12]
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JS, Discourse, Montrose

Located in southern part of county on western shore of Mississippi River. Area settled by Captain James White, 1832, following Black Hawk War. Federal government purchased land from White to create Fort Des Moines, 1834. Fort abandoned; remaining settlement...

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, IA, 2 July 1839; in Willard Richards Pocket Companion, pp. 10–15; handwriting of Willard Richards

24 June 1804–11 Mar. 1854. Teacher, lecturer, doctor, clerk, printer, editor, postmaster. Born at Hopkinton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Son of Joseph Richards and Rhoda Howe. Moved to Richmond, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts, 1813. Moved to Chatham, Columbia...

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; Willard Richards, journals, CHL.

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