Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

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er any such case, as may be appealed, is justly  entitled to a re-hearing, after examining the  appeal and the evidendes and statements ac companying it.
15 The twelve councillors then proceeded  to cast lots, or ballot, to ascertain who should  speak first, and the following was the result;  namely:—
,No. 1,No. 7
" 2," 8
" 3" 9
" 4" 10
" 5" 11
" 612
After prayer the conference adjourned.
,) Clerks.
,)
 

Section 6 • Revelation, 6 December 1832 [D&C 86]

SECTION VI.
 
Revelation explaining the parable of the wheat  and the tares, December 6, 1832.
 
ON PRIESTHOOD.
 
1 Verily thus saith the Lord unto you, my  servants, concerning the parable of the wheat,  and of the tares: behold, verily I say, that the  field was the world; and the apostles were the  sowers of the seed; and after they have fallen  asleep, the great persecutor of the church, the  apostate, the whore, even Babylon, that ma keth all nations to drink of her cup, in whose  hearts the enemy, even Satan sitteth to reign:  Behold he soweth the tares; wherefore the  tares choke the wheat and drive the church  into the wilderness. [p. 128]
er any such case, as may be appealed, is justly entitled to a re-hearing, after examining the appeal and the evidendes and statements accompanying it.
15 The twelve councillors then proceeded to cast lots, or ballot, to ascertain who should speak first, and the following was the result; namely:—
,No. 1,No. 7
" 2," 8
" 3" 9
" 4" 10
" 5" 11
" 612
After prayer the conference adjourned.
,) Clerks.
,)
 

Section 6 • Revelation, 6 December 1832 [D&C 86]

SECTION VI.
 
Revelation explaining the parable of the wheat and the tares, December 6, 1832.
 
ON PRIESTHOOD.
 
1 Verily thus saith the Lord unto you, my servants, concerning the parable of the wheat, and of the tares: behold, verily I say, that the field was the world; and the apostles were the sowers of the seed; and after they have fallen asleep, the great persecutor of the church, the apostate, the whore, even Babylon, that maketh all nations to drink of her cup, in whose hearts the enemy, even Satan sitteth to reign: Behold he soweth the tares; wherefore the tares choke the wheat and drive the church into the wilderness. [p. 128]
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