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salt lake mormon temple 2Conference Report, April 1939, Second Day – Morning Meeting, pg 59; “PUNISHMENT OF THOSE NOT VALIANT.  The negro is an unfortunate man. He has been given a black skin. But that is as nothing compared with that greater handicap that he is not permitted to receive the Priesthood and the ordinances of the temple, necessary to prepare men and women to enter into and enjoy a fulness of glory in the celestial kingdom.  What is the reason…We are told that Michael and his angels fought, and we understand that we stood with Christ our Lord, on the platform, “Father, thy will be done, and the glory be thine forever.” I cannot conceive our Father consigning his children to a condition such as that of the negro race, if they had been valiant in the spirit world in that war in heaven…Somewhere along the line were these spirits, indifferent perhaps, and possibly neutral in the war.” – George F. Richards


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