9 February 1841 (Tuesday).

McIntire Minute Book[1]

Joseph said in answer to Mr stout [2] that Adam Did Not Comit sin in [e]ating the fruits for God had Decred that he should Eat & fall—But incomplyance with the Decree he should Die—only he should Die was the saying of the Lord therefore the Lord apointed us to fall & also Redeemed us—for where sin a bounded Grace did Much more a bound [3]—for Paul says Rom—5. 10 for if—when were enemys we were Reconciled to God by the Death of his Son, much more, being Reconciled, we shall be saved by his Life—

—9 February 1841


[1] This report of the Prophet's remarks at the Nauvoo Lyceum is here published for the first time.

[2] Hosea Stout.

[3] Romans 5:20.