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Discourses of Brigham Young, pp. 665-666 “…I am satisfied that it will not do for the Lord to make this people popular. Why? Because all hell would want to be in the Church. The people must be kept where the finger of scorn can be pointed at them. What is the reason of this?

Christ and Baal cannot become friends. When I see this people grow and spread and prosper I feel there is more danger than when they are in poverty. Being driven from city to city . . . is nothing compared to the danger of becoming rich and being hailed by outsiders as a first-class community. … I am afraid of only one thing. What is that? That we will not live our religion… 12:272.” — Brigham Young, Salt Lake City, August 16, 1868

You can also find this at 2001 Church News Archives; and in Gospelink, Discourses of BY, p. 434. (more…)

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