Our Duty: Making Popular That Which is Sound and Good

Called Unto Liberty, Joseph Smith: 1843, 19th Century Sermons

There is one thing more I wish to speak about, and that is political economy. It is our duty to concentrate all our influence to make popular that which is sound and good, and unpopular that which is unsound. ‘Tis right, politically, for a man who has influence to use it, as well as for a man who has no influence to use his. From henceforth I will maintain all the influence I can get

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Source: Joseph Smith, Jr. 1843, Documentary History of the Church, Volume 5, p. 286. The Prophet Joseph Smith, founder and first President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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