Discourse, 16 June 1844–A, as Reported by Thomas Bullock

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when things that are great are passed over witht. even a thot I want to see all in all its bearings & hug it to my bosom.— I bel. all that God ever revd. & I never hear of a man being d'd [damned] for bel[ievin]g. too much but they are d’d for unbel’.
they found fault with J. C. bec. he sd. he was the Son of God — & made himself equal with God— they say like the apos’. of old I must be put down— what Je. says it is written in your law I said Ye are Gods— it was thro’ him that they drink of the rock— of course he wod. take the honor to himself— J. if, they were called Gods unto whom the word of God why shod. it be thot incredible that I shod. say I am the Son of God. Oh apostates did ye never think of this bef. these are the quotations that the apostates take to the Scrip— they swear that they bel the Bible & the Book of Mormon &c & then you will get filth & slander & bogus makers plenty— & one of the Church members prophesied that Jo Smith shod. never preach any more— & yet I am now preachg.— go & read the vision— there is glory & glory— Sun, moon & Stars— & so do they differ in glory & every man who reigns is a God— & the test. of the do[ctrine] & Covt damns themselves— Paul what do you say — they impeached Paul & all went & left him— Paul had 7 Churches & they drove him off from among them— & yet they cannot do it by me— I rej. in that— my Tesm test. is Good. Paul — says there is one Glory of the Sun the moon & the Stars— & as one Star differs &c— they are exalted far above princ. thrones. dom & angels— & are expressly decld. to be heirs of God & j[oin]t. heirs with J. C. all havg. etl. power— the Scrips are a very strange doct.— I have anr. Scrip— now says God when visited Moses in the Bush— Moses was a stuttering sort of a boy like me— God said thou shalt be a God unto the Children of Israel— God said thou shalt be a God unto Aaron & he shall be thy spokes [p. [4]]
when things that are great are passed over witht. even a thot I want to see all in all its bearings & hug it to my bosom.— I bel. all that God ever revd. & I never hear of a man being d'd [damned] for believing. too much but they are d’d for unbel’.
they found fault with J. C. bec. he sd. he was the Son of God — & made himself equal with God— they say like the apos’. of old I must be put down— what Je. says it is written in your law I said Ye are Gods— it was thro’ him that they drink of the rock— of course he wod. take the honor to himself— J. if, they were called Gods unto whom the word of God why shod. it be thot incredible that I shod. say I am the Son of God. Oh apostates did ye never think of this bef. these are the quotations that the apostates take to the Scrip— they swear that they bel the Bible & the Book of Mormon &c & then you will get filth & slander & bogus makers plenty— & one of the Church members prophesied that Jo Smith shod. never preach any more— & yet I am now preachg.— go & read the vision— there is glory & glory— Sun, moon & Stars— & so do they differ in glory & every man who reigns is a God— & the test. of the doctrine & Covt damns themselves— Paul what do you say — they impeached Paul & all went & left him— Paul had 7 Churches & they drove him off from among them— & yet they cannot do it by me— I rej. in that— my test. is Good. Paul — says there is one Glory of the Sun the moon & the Stars— & as one Star differs &c— they are exalted far above princ. thrones. dom & angels— & are expressly decld. to be heirs of God & joint. heirs with J. C. all havg. etl. power— the Scrips are a very strange doct.— I have anr. Scrip— now says God when visited Moses in the Bush— Moses was a stuttering sort of a boy like me— God said thou shalt be a God unto the Children of Israel— God said thou shalt be a God unto Aaron & he shall be thy spokes [p. [4]]
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