Minutes, 19 February 1834

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The accuser and the accused then spoke for themselves, after  which, the president arose and laid open the case still more  plain and gave his decision; which was, that the charges in  the declaration had been fairly sustained by good witnesses, also,  that bro. H. ought to have confessed when rebuked by  also that if he had the spirit of the Lord at the meetings where  he hollowed, he must have abused it, and grieved it away. all  the agreed with the decision. Bro. Hodges then rose and  said, that he then saw his wrong, but never saw it before  and appeared to feel thankful that he saw it, he said he had  learned more during this trial, than he had since he came into  the , Confessed freely his error, and said he would  attend to overcomeing that evil, the Lord being his helper
The Council then adjournd to meet again tomorrow evening  20th Inst.
Clk)
< d[itt]o>) [p. 39]
The accuser and the accused then spoke for themselves, after which, the president arose and laid open the case still more plain and gave his decision; which was, that the charges in the declaration had been fairly sustained by good witnesses, also, that bro. H. ought to have confessed when rebuked by also that if he had the spirit of the Lord at the meetings where he hollowed, he must have abused it, and grieved it away. all the agreed with the decision. Bro. Hodges then rose and said, that he then saw his wrong, but never saw it before and appeared to feel thankful that he saw it, he said he had learned more during this trial, than he had since he came into the , Confessed freely his error, and said he would attend to overcomeing that evil, the Lord being his helper
The Council then adjournd to meet again tomorrow evening 20th Inst.
Clk)
ditto) [p. 39]
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