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Discourses delivered on May 6, 1838 Far West, Missouri.
Source: George W. Robinson record in the "Scriptory Book"

Evils of Hasty Judgement - Beware of Rumors

This day, President Smith. delivered a discourse. to the people. showing forth the evils that existed, and would exist, by reason of hasty Judgement or dessisions [decisions] upon any subject, given by any people or in judgeing before they hear both sides of the question, He also cautioned them against men, who should come here whining and growling about their money, because they had helpt the Saints and bore some of the burden with others. and thus thinking that others, (who are still poorer and who have still bore greater burden than themselves) aught to make up their loss &c. And thus he cautioned them to beware of them for here and there they throw out foul insinuations, to level as it were a dart to the best interests of the Church, & if possible to destroy the Characters of its Presidency

Book of Abraham Topics

He also instructed the Church, in the Mistories of the Kingdom of God; giving them a history of the Plannets &c. and of Abrahams writings upon the Plannettary System 1 &c. In the after part of the day Prest. Smith spoke upon different Subjects he dwelt some upon the Subject of Wisdom, & upon the word of Wisdom. &c.


1. The text suggests that at least portions of chapter 3 of the current book of Abraham were under discussion.

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