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Other Men’s Wives

Journal of Discourses 2:13-14; “What would a man of God say, who felt aright, when Joseph asked him for his money? He would say, “Yes, and I wish I had more to help to build up the kingdom of God.” Or if he came and said, “I want your wife?” “O yes,” he would say, “here she is, there are plenty more… Did the Prophet Joseph want every man’s wife he asked for? He did not, but in that thing was the grand thread of the Priesthood

Jedediah M. Grant

Jedidiah Morgan Grant

  developed. The grand object in view was to try the people of God, to see what was in them. If such a man of God should come to me and say, “I want your gold and silver, or your wives,” I should say, “Here they are, I wish I had more to give you, take all I have got.” A man who has got the Spirit of God, and the light of eternity in him, has no trouble about such matters.” – Jedidiah M. Grant, Salt Lake City, February 19, 1854

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Who Gives the Spirit of God

2004 Priesthood/R.S. Manual – pages 182; “It is not position, it is not education that gives the Spirit of God; but it is keeping the commandments of Almighty God and being lowly in heart and desiring to fulfill the commandments of God in our daily walk and conversation.” Heber J. Grant

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Works for Salvation

2004 Priesthood/R.S. Manual – page 31; “There is but one path of safety for the Latter-Day Saints, and that is the path of duty. It is not a testimony only; it is not marvelous manifestations; it is not knowing that the gospel of Jesus Christ is true, that it is the plan of salvation — it is not actually knowing that the Savior is the Redeemer, and that Joseph Smith was his prophet, that will save you and me, but it is the keeping of the commandments of God, living the life of a Latter-Day Saint.” – Heber J. Grant

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