Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

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12 And again, there shall be another trea sury prepared and a treasurer appointed to  keep the treasury, and a seal shall be placed  upon it; and all moneys that you receive in  your stewardships, by improving upon the  properties which I have appointed unto you,  in houses or in lands, or in cattle, or in all  things save it be the holy and sacred writings,  which I have reserved unto myself for holy  and sacred purposes, shall be cast into the  treasury as fast as you receive moneys, by  hundreds or by fifties, or by twenties, or by  tens, or by fives, or in other words, if any man  among you obtain five talents let him cast  them into the treasury; or if he obtain ten, or  twenty, or fifty, or an hundred, let him do like wise; and let not any man among you say that  it is his own, for it shall not be called his, nor  any part of it; and there shall not any part of  it be used, or taken out of the treasury, only  by the voice and common consent of the or der. And this shall be the voice and common  consent of the order: that any man among  you, say unto the treasurer, I have need of  this to help me in my stewardship: if it be  five talents, or if it be ten talents, or twenty,  or fifty, or an hundred, the treasurer shall give  unto him the sum which he requires, to help  him in his stewardship, until he be found a  transgressor, and it is manifest before the  council of the order plainly, that he is an un faithful, and an unwise steward; but so long  as he is in full fellowship, and is faithful, and  wise in his stewardship, this shall be his token  unto the treasurer that the treasurer shall not [p. 382]
12 And again, there shall be another treasury prepared and a treasurer appointed to keep the treasury, and a seal shall be placed upon it; and all moneys that you receive in your stewardships, by improving upon the properties which I have appointed unto you, in houses or in lands, or in cattle, or in all things save it be the holy and sacred writings, which I have reserved unto myself for holy and sacred purposes, shall be cast into the treasury as fast as you receive moneys, by hundreds or by fifties, or by twenties, or by tens, or by fives, or in other words, if any man among you obtain five talents let him cast them into the treasury; or if he obtain ten, or twenty, or fifty, or an hundred, let him do likewise; and let not any man among you say that it is his own, for it shall not be called his, nor any part of it; and there shall not any part of it be used, or taken out of the treasury, only by the voice and common consent of the order. And this shall be the voice and common consent of the order: that any man among you, say unto the treasurer, I have need of this to help me in my stewardship: if it be five talents, or if it be ten talents, or twenty, or fifty, or an hundred, the treasurer shall give unto him the sum which he requires, to help him in his stewardship, until he be found a transgressor, and it is manifest before the council of the order plainly, that he is an unfaithful, and an unwise steward; but so long as he is in full fellowship, and is faithful, and wise in his stewardship, this shall be his token unto the treasurer that the treasurer shall not [p. 382]
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