30 March 1841 (Tuesday).

McIntire Minute Book[1]

Next meeting Lecyum 1st—Stewart [2] an Equality in property & in knoledge Joseph said that an Equality would Not answer for he says if we were eaquel in property at present in six months we would be worse than Ever for there is too many Dishonest men amongst us who has more injenity to threat the Rest &c

E. Robinson [3] spoke on the other comforter in the 14 & 16 of John & that to all man kind for he shall [re]prove the world of sin & Righteous & of Judgment &c [4] Joseph said he would Corect in the translation [5] it ought to Read thus & he shall Remind the world of sin & of Righteous & of Judgment & this Comforter Reminds of the these things through the servants of the Lord—But the other Comforter spoken of By John is Jesus himself that is to Come & take up his aboad with them. [6]

—30 March 1841


[1] The following remarks made at the Nauvoo Lyceum are here published for the first time.

[2] Either Urban Van Stewart (1817-98) or Levi Stewart (1812-78).

[3] Ebenezer Robinson.

[4] John 16:8-11.

[5] John 16:8.*

[6] Ebenezer Robinson made the error of thinking that the "Other Comforter" mentioned in John 14:16-25 was the Holy Ghost. See note 5 of discourse dated "Before 8 August 1839 (3)."