Council of Fifty, Minutes, March 1844–January 1846; Volume 2, 1 March–6 May 1845

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accomplish all we wish by attending at the council. His feelings are that the time is now, and forever will be hereafter, that if the American people want salvation they have got to come to us for it. If the Elders will take council he will take all the responsibility on himself of the wrong their there will be in not preaching to this nation any more <​unless they are councilled​>. If we could hoist the standard of liberty, lift the ensign and bid the nations welcome, they would come by thousands, and when we get there those who will not bow to the Celestial law will tell no more tales. He will tell the plan whereby murderers can obtain salvation, for there is only one sin which can have no remedy and that is the sin against the Holy Ghost He knows a plan whereby might be saved. If and the ring leaders of [p. [189]]
accomplish all we wish by attending at the council. His feelings are that the time is now, and forever will be hereafter, that if the American people want salvation they have got to come to us for it. If the Elders will take council he will take all the responsibility on himself of the wrong there will be in not preaching to this nation any more unless they are councilled. If we could hoist the standard of liberty, lift the ensign and bid the nations welcome, they would come by thousands, and when we get there those who will not bow to the Celestial law will tell no more tales. He will tell the plan whereby murderers can obtain salvation, for there is only one sin which can have no remedy and that is the sin against the Holy Ghost He knows a plan whereby might be saved. If and the ring leaders of [p. [189]]
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