Three days after Joseph Smith gave to 200 Relief Society sisters in the Red Brick Store a “Lecture on the Priesthood,” the Prophet elaborated on that priesthood lecture in his Sunday morning sermon to thousands meeting in the “Grove” on the slope down and west of the emerging Nauvoo Temple. Three days later, the Prophet would introduce the Endowment priesthood instructions for the first time in this latter-day dispensation as portended in this sermon.
Readings for this series of 175th Anniversaries:
From this 12-page handout, specifically read the 1 May 1842 entry in preparation for this presentation: 175th Anniversaries Readings, 2017 Firesides.
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