Discourse, 30 July 1840

thursday 30th went to Nauvoo attend fast and Prayer meeting for the  purpose of Calling on the Lord the <to> would pasify the elements  &c that health may be restored to the Saints Joseph said that  inasmuch as the Saints will leave of speaking Evil of one another  and not speake Evil of the Seer which <is> Speaking Evil of the ar[c]h angel or the holy Kees which he held and the Archangel and if  the church would ceace from these Bickerings and murmur ing and be of one mind the Lord would Visiting them with health  and Every needed good for said he this is the Voice of the Spirit. furt hermore <if> the Saints are sick or have Sickness in their Families [p. [2]]
JS, discourse, Nauvoo, IL, 30 July 1840; handwriting of John Smith; in John Smith, Journal, July 1840-Mar. 1841, pp. [2–3]; John Smith Papers, CHL.