King Follett Discourse
The King Follett Discourse
is an address delivered by Joseph Smith, Jr in April 7
two months before Smith's death. The discourse was presented to a conference of about twenty thousand Latter-day Saints
at the funeral
service of Elder King Follett. Willard Richards, Wilford Woodruff
, Thomas Bullock and William Clayton took notes of the address which was then published in the paper Times and Seasons
of August 15
. This discourse is considered by Mormons
to be one of the most important given by Smith on the nature of God
See also: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
- Times and Seasons, August 15, 1844
- Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith, Section Six 1843-44, pp. 342-61.
- Documentary History of the Church, Volume Six, pp. 302-317.