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Sermon delivered on Sunday, May 28, 1837 at the House of the Lord, Kirtland, Ohio
Source: Wilford Woodruff journal, LDS Archives

28th Sunday I repaired to the house of the Lord to worship the GOD of Israel with the congregation of the Saints in Kirtland. Behold it was a day of experience, of interest & of Knowledge. The same spirits of murmering, complaining, & of mutiny, that I spake of in Feb. 19th in this journal, hath not slept from that day to the present they have been brewing in the family circle in the secret chamber & in the streets untill many & some in high places had risen up against Joseph the servent whom God had raised up to lead Israel and they were striving to overthrow his influence & cast him down untill Joseph was grieved in spirit to stand insuch perils among fals brethren. But notwithstanding this thick cloud of darkness standing over Kirtland Joseph being unmoved in the cause entered the congregation of the Saints arose in the stand & spake to the people in the name of the Lord in his own defince the Lord was with him by his power & spirit to the convinceing of the honest that he would stand & his enemies fall.

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