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

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Men who have not been enlightened by the same spirit we have, dont know why we feel anxious about certain matters, nor why we care nothing about our charter. He has ever felt pleased with this council. Here we can unbosom our feelings, and bring our intelligence to bear and make plans which will ultimately free the world. The hand seems to be moving in every part of the earth. The leaven is in the meal, and it will leaven the whole lump. It has begun to work, and here is the centre of gravity. When the Lamanites learn the truth they will obey it to a man, it is only the gentiles who are vessels of dishonor. Let the make his selection and when he has heard all the ideas of this council he can appoint men to go on this mission. The time is soon to come when the is to arise, for the Lord said he will come suddenly [p. [25]]
Men who have not been enlightened by the same spirit we have, dont know why we feel anxious about certain matters, nor why we care nothing about our charter. He has ever felt pleased with this council. Here we can unbosom our feelings, and bring our intelligence to bear and make plans which will ultimately free the world. The hand seems to be moving in every part of the earth. The leaven is in the meal, and it will leaven the whole lump. It has begun to work, and here is the centre of gravity. When the Lamanites learn the truth they will obey it to a man, it is only the gentiles who are vessels of dishonor. Let the make his selection and when he has heard all the ideas of this council he can appoint men to go on this mission. The time is soon to come when the is to arise, for the Lord said he will come suddenly [p. [25]]
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