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Discourse, [28 March 1841], as Reported by William P. McIntire

Laid the foundation of the Earth” Evedencing that Job was in Existing somewhere at that time he says God is Good & all his acts is for the benefit of infereir inteligences— God saw that those inteligences had Not power to Defend themselves against those that had a tabernicle therefore the Lord Calls them together in Counsel & agrees to form them tabernicles so that he might Gender the spirit & the tabernicle togather so as to create sympathy for their fellow man— for it is a Natureal thing with those spirits that has the most power to bore down on those of Lesser power so we see the Devil is without a tabernicle & the Lord has set bands to all Spirits.— & hence came the saying Jesus thou son of David why art thou come to torment us before the time, & Jesus Comanded him to Come out of the Man & the Devil besought him that he might enter in a herd of swine Near by (for the Devil knew they were a Coveitous people & if he could Kill their Hogs that would Drive Jesus out of their coasts & he then would have tabernicle enough) & Jesus permitted him to Enter into the swine [p. [18]]
Laid the foundation of the Earth” Evedencing  that Job was <in> Existing somewhere at that time  he says God is Good & all his acts is for  the benefit of infereir inteligences— God  saw that those inteligences had Not power to  Defend themselves against those that had  a tabernicle therefore the Lord Calls them  together in Counsel & agrees to form them  tabernicles so that he might Gender the  spirit & the tabernicle togather so as to cre ate sympathy for their fellow man— for it  is a Natureal thing with those spirits that  has the most power to bore down on those  of Lesser power so we see the Devil is  without a tabernicle & the Lord has set  bands to all Spirits.— & hence came  the saying Jesus thou son of David  why art thou come to torment us be fore the time, & Jesus Comanded him  to Come out of the Man & the Devil be sought him that he might enter in  a herd of swine Near by (for the Devil  knew they were a Coveitous people & if  he could Kill their Hogs that would  Drive Jesus out of their coasts & he  then <would> have tabernicle enough) & Jesus  permitted him to Enter into the swine [p. [18]]
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Principal gathering place for Saints following expulsion from Missouri. Beginning in 1839, LDS church purchased lands in earlier settlement of Commerce and planned settlement of Commerce City, as well as surrounding areas. Served as church headquarters, 1839...

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, IL, [28 Mar. 1841]; in William P. McIntire, Notebook, pp. [17]–[18]; handwriting of William P. McIntire; CHL.

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