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“[K]ings would tremble upon their thrones at my word…I should become a Counsellor & multitudes should seek counsel at my mouth & I should have great wisdom & power to fly through the midst under heaven…I should have power over my enemies & have long life & bring many into the kingdom of God Also that I should have the riches of the earth.”

Wilford Woodruff, 1836-1837 Diary – 11 April 1837; reprinted in Dean Jessee “The Kirtland Diary of Wilford Woodruff” (Provo, UT: BYU Studies – Summer 1972 – Volume 12), 388.