Discourse, circa 19 July 1840, as Reported by Unknown Scribe–A

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whole world. Now brethren I obligate myself to build as great a as ever Solomon did if the will back me up, moreover, it shall not impoverish any man but enrich thousands and I prophecy that the time shall be when these Saints shall ride proudly over the mountains of and no dog nor dog shall dare lift a tongue against them, but will lick up the dust from beneath their feet, and I pray the Father that many here may realize this and see it with their eyes, and if it should be the -[stretching his hand towards the place and in a melancholy tone that made all hearts tremble]- will of God that I might live to behold that temple completed and finished from the foundation to the top stone I will say— Oh Lord it is enough, let thy servant depart in peace which is my earnest prayer in the name of the Lord Jesus, Amen.
On this day the of Macedonia over which Father was publicly appointed.
*Curse that man who says to his neighbor, you are a mean man because you do not believe as I do. I now invite all liberal minded men to come up to and help to build up the City of our God. We are not greatly distressed, no, nor never will be. This is the principle place of therefore let the brethren begin to roll in like clouds, and we will sell you lots if you are able to pay for them and if not you shall have them without money and without price.
The greater blessing is unto those who came in [p. 4]
whole world. Now brethren I obligate myself to build as great a as ever Solomon did if the will back me up, moreover, it shall not impoverish any man but enrich thousands and I prophecy that the time shall be when these Saints shall ride proudly over the mountains of and no dog nor dog shall dare lift a tongue against them, but will lick up the dust from beneath their feet, and I pray the Father that many here may realize this and see it with their eyes, and if it should be the -[stretching his hand towards the place and in a melancholy tone that made all hearts tremble]- will of God that I might live to behold that temple completed and finished from the foundation to the top stone I will say— Oh Lord it is enough, let thy servant depart in peace which is my earnest prayer in the name of the Lord Jesus, Amen.
On this day the of Macedonia over which Father was publicly appointed.
*Curse that man who says to his neighbor, you are a mean man because you do not believe as I do. I now invite all liberal minded men to come up to and help to build up the City of our God. We are not greatly distressed, no, nor never will be. This is the principle place of therefore let the brethren begin to roll in like clouds, and we will sell you lots if you are able to pay for them and if not you shall have them without money and without price.
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