FORCE (Teachings of Joseph Smith)

Lift up and Try to Persuade Those with Differences in Belief without Force — Willard Richards (July 9, 1843)

if I esteem mankind to be in error shall I bear them down? no! I will will lift them up.— & in his own way if I cannot persuade him my way is better? & I will ask no man to believe as I do.

Discourse, 9 July 1843, as Reported by Willard Richards, p. 302, The Joseph Smith Papers.
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