Danites & John D. Lee – Mormon Quotes

Brigham Young, Journal of Discourses 5:6; “I say to all such characters, if you come here and practice your iniquity, we will send you home quick, whenever we can catch and convict you. I wish such characters would let the boys have a chance to lay their hands on them. If men come here and do not behave themselves, they will not only find the Danites, whom they talk so much about, biting the horses’ heels, but the scoundrels will find something biting their heels.” – Salt Lake City, July 5, 1857

Matt. 5:39But I say unto you, That ye resist not evil: but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also.

What can be said but Brigham Young had a temper and made it known through his sermons.  Imagine sitting in the audience and listening to that one.  I often wonder what my relatives must have thought…

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