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Joseph Smith’s Importance to Man

Mormon Decisions 10Journal of Discourses 7:290; “You will be thankful, every one of you, that Joseph Smith, junior, was ordained to this great calling before the worlds were…The Lord had his eye upon him, and upon his father, and upon his father’s father, and upon their progenitors clear back to Abraham…He has watched that family and that blood as it has circulated from its fountain to the birth of that man. He was foreordained in eternity to preside over this last dispensation, as much so as Pharaoh was fore-ordained to be a wicked man, or as was Jesus to be the Saviour of the world because he was the oldest son in the family.” – Brigham Young, Salt Lake City, October 9, 1859


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