Discourse, 2 July 1839, as Reported by Wilford Woodruff–A

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When the or any other witnesses stand before the Congragations of the Earth & they preach in the power & demonstratio[n] of the spirit of God & the people are asstonised [astonished] & confounded at the doctrin & say that that man has preached a powerful discours a great sermon then let that man or those men take care that they do not asscribe the glory unto themselves but be careful that they are humble & asscribe the praise & glory to God & the Lamb for it is by the power of the Holy & Holy Ghost they have power thus to speak: what art thou O man but dust & from wholm dost thou receive thy power & blessing but from God Then O ye Twelve notice this [drawing of a key] key & be wise for Christ-sake & your own sols sake [p. [23]]
When the or any other witnesses stand before the Congragations of the Earth & they preach in the power & demonstration of the spirit of God & the people are asstonised astonished & confounded at the doctrin & say that that man has preached a powerful discours a great sermon then let that man or those men take care that they do not asscribe the glory unto themselves but be careful that they are humble & asscribe the praise & glory to God & the Lamb for it is by the power of the Holy & Holy Ghost they have power thus to speak: what art thou O man but dust & from wholm dost thou receive thy power & blessing but from God Then O ye Twelve notice this [drawing of a key] key & be wise for Christ-sake & your own sols sake [p. [23]]
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