Discourse, 12 May 1844, as Reported by George Laub
JS, Discourse, , Hancock Co., IL, 12 May 1844; in George Laub, Journal, pp. 19–23; handwriting of George Laub; CHL.
to the Ends of the world. But woe to that man or woman who shall lift up his or their hands against gods witness for the[y] are rasing their arm against the power of god and the[y] will be cursed. But in these times in the last days there will many fals Prophets arise and fals teachers and deceave many the[y] shall have many followers by their deceit. the[y] strive to get power and by their pernitious ways lead of[f] many— For Brother Joseph Smith was chosen for the Last despensation or seventh Despensation the time the grand council set in heaven to organise this world Joseph was chosen for the Last and greatest Prophet to Lay the foundation of gods work therefore the Jews asked John the Baptist if he was Elias or Jesus or that great prophet that was to come—— and the devil or lucifer also organised his kingdom in oposit to overthrow gods and he Became a sun [son] of perdition
Concerning the kingdom
In my fathers kingdom are many kingdoms or worlds or in my fathers house are many mantions I will goe to prepare a place for you [p. 20]