Journal, March–September 1838

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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be impeached by other witnesses before such  , and when a descision is had by such and  Council in , it shall only be for Zion, it shall  not answer for her , but if such descision be  acknowledged by the Council of her stakes, then  it shall answer for her stakes, But if it is not ackn owledged by the stakes, then such stake may have  the privilege of hearing for themselves or if such des cision shall be acknowledeged by a majority of  the stakes, then it shall answer for all her stakes  And again,
The of my Church, may be  tried by the voice of the whole body of the Church  in Zion, and the voice of a majority of all her stakes  And again
Except a majority is had by the  voice of the Church of Zion and a majority of all  her stakes, The Charges will be concidered not  sustained and in order to sustain such Charge  or Charges, before such Church of Zion or her stakes,  such witnesses must be had as is named above, that is  the witnesses to each President, who are of long and faithfull  standing, that cannot be immpeached by other witnesses  before the Church of Zion, or her stakes, And all this saith  the Lord because of wicked and asspiring men,  Let all your doings be in meekness and in humility  before me even so Amen—
Revelation Given the same day January 12th 1838,  upon an inquiry being made of the Lord, whether any  branch of the  can be concidered a stake of Zion, untill they have  acknowledged the authority of the first Presidency  by a vote of such Church
Thus saith the Lord, Verrily I say unto nay. [p. 52]
be impeached by other witnesses before such , and when a descision is had by such an Council in , it shall only be for Zion, it shall not answer for her , but if such descision be acknowledged by the Council of her stakes, then it shall answer for her stakes, But if it is not acknowledged by the stakes, then such stake may have the privilege of hearing for themselves or if such descision shall be acknowledeged by a majority of the stakes, then it shall answer for all her stakes And again,
The of my Church, may be tried by the voice of the whole body of the Church in Zion, and the voice of a majority of all her stakes And again
Except a majority is had by the voice of the Church of Zion and a majority of all her stakes, The Charges will be concidered not sustained and in order to sustain such Charge or Charges, before such Church of Zion or her stakes, such witnesses must be had as is named above, that is the witnesses to each President, who are of long and faithfull standing, that cannot be immpeached by other witnesses before the Church of Zion, or her stakes, And all this saith the Lord because of wicked and asspiring men, Let all your doings be in meekness and in humility before me even so Amen—
Revelation Given the same day January 12th 1838, upon an inquiry being made of the Lord, whether any branch of the can be concidered a stake of Zion, untill they have acknowledged the authority of the first Presidency by a vote of such Church
Thus saith the Lord, Verrily I say unto [p. 52]
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