Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

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withhold. But in case of transgression the  treasurer shall be subject unto the council  and voice of the order. And in case the trea surer is found an unfaithful, and an unwise  steward, he shall be subject to the counsel and  voice of the order, and shall be removed out  of his place, and another shall be appointed  in his stead.
13 And again, verily I say unto you, con cerning your debts, behold it is my will that  you should pay all your debts; and it is my  will that you should humble yourselves before  me, and obtain this blessing by your diligence  and humility, and the prayer of faith: and in asmuch as you are diligent and humble, and  exercise the prayer of faith, behold I will sof ten the hearts of those to whom you are in  debt, until I shall send means unto you for  your deliverance. Therefore write speedily  unto , and write according to that  which shall be dictated by my Spirit, and I  will soften the hearts of those to whom you  are in debt, that it shall be taken away out of  their minds to bring affliction upon you. And  inasmuch as ye are humble and faithful and  call upon my name, behold I will give you the  victory: I give unto you a promise, that you  shall be delivered this once, out of your bond age; inasmuch as you obtain a chance to loan  money by hundreds, or thousands, even until  you shall loan enough to deliver yourselves  from bondage, it is your privilege, and pledge  the properties which I have put into your  hands, this once, by giving your names, by  common consent, or otherwise, as it shall seem [p. 383]
withhold. But in case of transgression the treasurer shall be subject unto the council and voice of the order. And in case the treasurer is found an unfaithful, and an unwise steward, he shall be subject to the counsel and voice of the order, and shall be removed out of his place, and another shall be appointed in his stead.
13 And again, verily I say unto you, concerning your debts, behold it is my will that you should pay all your debts; and it is my will that you should humble yourselves before me, and obtain this blessing by your diligence and humility, and the prayer of faith: and inasmuch as you are diligent and humble, and exercise the prayer of faith, behold I will soften the hearts of those to whom you are in debt, until I shall send means unto you for your deliverance. Therefore write speedily unto , and write according to that which shall be dictated by my Spirit, and I will soften the hearts of those to whom you are in debt, that it shall be taken away out of their minds to bring affliction upon you. And inasmuch as ye are humble and faithful and call upon my name, behold I will give you the victory: I give unto you a promise, that you shall be delivered this once, out of your bondage; inasmuch as you obtain a chance to loan money by hundreds, or thousands, even until you shall loan enough to deliver yourselves from bondage, it is your privilege, and pledge the properties which I have put into your hands, this once, by giving your names, by common consent, or otherwise, as it shall seem [p. 383]
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