Journal, 1835–1836

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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not called and consequntly the Lord is  displeased— secondly, many already have been  ordained who ought [not] to hold official stations  in the church because they dishonour them selves and the church and bring persecut ion swiftly upon us, in consequence of their  zeal without k[n]owledge— I requested the quor um’s to take some measures to regulate the  same, I proposed some resolutions and rem arked to the brethren that the subject was  now before them and open for discussion
The subject was taken up and discussed  by President’s Eldr.   and some others, and resolutions  drafted, by who served as clerk  on the occasion— read and rejected— it  was then proposed that I should indite  resolutions which I did as follows
1st— Resolved. that no one be ordained to any  office in the church in this of  at without the unanimous  voice of the several quorums bodies that  constitute this quorum who are appointed  to do church buisness in the name of  said church— viz the of the  church & council the , apostles of the  Lamb the 12 of  the 12, high counsellors of Zion, the the  of Zion and his counsellors— the 7.  presidents of the ; untill otherwise  ordered by the said quorums.— [p. 155]
not called and consequntly the Lord is displeased— secondly, many already have been ordained who ought [not] to hold official stations in the church because they dishonour themselves and the church and bring persecution swiftly upon us, in consequence of their zeal without knowledge— I requested the quorum’s to take some measures to regulate the same, I proposed some resolutions and remarked to the brethren that the subject was now before them and open for discussion
The subject was taken up and discussed by President’s Eldr. and some others, and resolutions drafted, by who served as clerk on the occasion— read and rejected— it was then proposed that I should indite resolutions which I did as follows
1st— Resolved. that no one be ordained to any office in the church in this of at without the unanimous voice of the several bodies that constitute this quorum who are appointed to do church buisness in the name of said church— viz the of the church & council the , apostles of the Lamb the 12 of the 12, high counsellors of Zion, the the of Zion and his counsellors— the 7. presidents of the ; untill otherwise ordered by the said quorums.— [p. 155]
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