James Burgess’ notes for Joseph’s May 21, 1843 discourse contain the following summary:

There are three grand Keys to unlock the whole subject. First what is the knowledge of God, Second what is it to make our calling and election sure. Third and last is how to make our calling and election sure. Answer, it is to obtain a promise from God for myself that I shall have Eternal life. that is the more sure word of prophycy… to be sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise, that is the testimony of Jesus.

-Joseph Smith, May 21 1843, James Burgess Notebook

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