Discourse, 6 May 1838

This day, President Smith. delivered  a discourse. to the people. Showing, or setting forth the  evils that existed, and would exist, by reason of hasty  Judgement or dessisions upon any subject, given by  any people. or in judgeing before they hear both sides  of the question, He also cautioned them against men  men, who should come here whining and grouling  about their money, because they had helpt the  saints and bore some of the burden with others. and  thus thinking that others, (who are still poorer and  who have still bore greater burden than themselves)  aught to make up their loss &c. And thus he cau tioned them to beware of them for here and there  they through [throw?] out foul insinuations, to level as  it were a dart to <the> best interests of the Church, &  if possible to destroy the Characters of its Presidency  He also instructed the Church, in the mistories  of the Kingdom of God; giving them a history of  the Plannets &c. and of Abrahams writings upon  the Plannettary System &c. In the after part of  the day Prest. Smith spoke upon different subjects  he dwelt some upon the Subject of Wisdom, &  upon the word of Wisdom. &c.—— [p. 38]
JS, discourse, Far West, MO, 6 May 1838; handwriting of George W. Robinson; in JS, Journal, Mar.–Sept. 1838, p. 38; CHL.