Young a promise of the highest seat among the gods in heaven.
To quicken zeal in sacrifice, a new Order has been created in Utah
, called the Order of Enoch, and the men who “consecrate” their property to God, are made members of this Order-Sons of Enoch, and like Enoch, Heirs of Life.
It is a form of aristocracy; a grade in a new order of nobles.
Not many persons have yet earned this grade.
A convert now and then lays down his all, and wins from his prophet the promise of a seat among the highest thrones; but a Saint grown grey in sanctity is rarely tempted to exchange his fields and barns, his cows and pigs, his wheels and saws, for promises of a heavenly crown.
, a poor disciple, surrenders all he owns, and takes such mite as Young allows him for food and clothes, Jennings
, the rich disciple, builds himself a handsome villa in the suburbs, which he furnishes with busts and pictures, books and cabinets, like a gentleman's house in Regent's Park.
Great care is taken that such transfers of property to the Church
are made in legal form, and sworn before a Gentile judge.
This Order has a strong attraction for the Shoshones,