Joseph comments on the unpardonable sin; no one can commit such until one receives the Holy Ghost.

Apr 7, 1844
Speech / Court Transcript
Joseph Smith, Jr.
Scribed Verbatim

Joseph Smith, Discourse, 7 April 1844, as Reported by Wilford Woodruff, pp. [138]–[139], The Joseph Smith Papers website, accessed September 9, 2021

Wilford Woodruff
Wilford Woodruff, Joseph Smith, Jr.
Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

All sins and blasphemy, were to be forgiven except the sin against the Holy Ghost. God has made provision for evry spirit in the eternal world, and the spirits of our friends should be searched out & saved, Any man that has a friend in eternity can save him if he has not commit the unpardonable sin, He cannot be damned through all eternity, their is a possibility for his escape in a little time, If a man has knowledge he can be saved, if he has been guilty of great sins he is punished for it, when he consents to obey the gospel whether, Alive or dead, he is saved, his own mind damns him I have no fear of hell fire that dont exhist, No man can commit the unpardonable sin, untill He receives the Holy Ghost, All will suffer untill they obey Christ himself, even the devil said I am a savior and can save all rose up in rebelion against God and was cast down. Jesus Christ will save all except the sons of perdition. What must a man do to commit the unpardonable sin they must receive the Holy Ghost have the heavens opened unto them, & know God, & then sin against him, this is the case with many apostates in this Church they never seease to try to hurt me, they have got the same spirit the devil had, you cannot save them they make open war like the devil, stay all that hear, dont make any hasty mooves you may be saved, if a spirit of Bitterness is in you, dont be in haste, Say you that man is a sinner, well if he repents he shall be forgiven.

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