Discourse, 2 July 1839, as Reported by William Clayton

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you go down to hell. All other sins are not to be compared to sins against the Holy Ghost and proving a traitor to thy brethren.
 
A final [image of a key] delivered by Joseph Smith in the following language:
I will give you one of the keys of the mysteries of the kingdom, it is an eternal principle that has existed with God from all eternity: that, that man who rises up to condemn others, finding fault with the , saying that they are out of the way, while he himself is righteous, then know assuredly that that man is in the high road to apostacy and if he does not repent will apostatize as God lives. The principle is as correct as the one that Jesus put forth in saying that he who seeketh after a [p. 2]
you go down to hell. All other sins are not to be compared to sins against the Holy Ghost and proving a traitor to thy brethren.
 
A final [image of a key] delivered by Joseph Smith in the following language:
I will give you one of the keys of the mysteries of the kingdom, it is an eternal principle that has existed with God from all eternity: that, that man who rises up to condemn others, finding fault with the , saying that they are out of the way, while he himself is righteous, then know assuredly that that man is in the high road to apostacy and if he does not repent will apostatize as God lives. The principle is as correct as the one that Jesus put forth in saying that he who seeketh after a [p. 2]
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