— they will roll down like the Missisippi
shall have power to command Queens in their midst— I now deliver it as a
prophecy that before ten years shall roll round, the queens of the earth shall
come and pay their respects to this Society— they shall come with their millions
and shall contribute of their abundance for the relief of the poor— If you
will be pure, nothing can hinder.
After this instruction, you will be responsible for your own sins.
It is an honor to save yourself
yourselves— all are responsible to save themselves.
Prest. Smith, after reading
from the above mentioned Chapter, continued to give instruction respecting the
order of God, as established in the ; saying every one should
aspire only to magnify his own office
He then commenc’d reading the 13th chapter,
“Though I speak with the tongues of men” &c; and said don’t be limited
in your views with regard to your neighbors’ virtues, but be limited towards your
and not think yourselves more righteous than others; you must enlarge your
souls toward others if yould [you would?]
do like Jesus, and carry your fellow creatures to Abram’s bosom.
He said he had manifested long suffering and we must do so too——
Prest. Smith then read, “Though I have the gift of
prophecy” &c. He then said, though one should become mighty— do great things—
overturn mountains &c and should then turn to eat and drink with the drunken;
all former deeds would not save him— but he would go to destruction!
As you increase in innocence and virtue, as you increase in
goodness, let your hearts expand— let them be enlarged towards others— you must
be longsuff’ring and bear with the faults and errors of mankind. How precious are
the souls of men!— The female part of community are apt to be [p. ]