Record of the Twelve, 14 February–28 August 1835

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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had suffered much from false teaching by hypocrites  and knaves. Aurora also to be 4 in number. Green-wood  not represented. Niagara by Elder Jacobs to be 4 in  number also a few brethren liveing in and  round about were represented by Eldr as  wanting instruction. The representation of the churches  closed about 3 o’clock P.M. and the council then  proceeded to give some general and particular instruct ions relative to the “Word of Wisdom”, the gift of  tongues and interpretation, prophecyings, and of a  propper use of all the spiritual gifts &c. after these  remarks conference adjourned until tomorrow  morning—
May 23rd. Conference met according to adjournment  in order to take into consideration the meanes necessary for the . opened the meeting by prayr—  and five of the counsellors addressed the conference on the nature  and propriety of the and the meanes necessary thereto.  Much instruction was given upon these all important subjects  while the spirit of God rested down and bore testimony to  their utility. After which the expressed their determination  to put into practice the teachings we had given them.
They were then dismissed with a blessing from the Presidents— Amen
25 May 1835 • Monday
May 25th.
The met this morning in order to do some business  and to pray for one another to be preserved until we meet again  at our succeeding . presiding  opened by calling upon the Lord.* <*The traveling or twelve Apostles never proceed to do any business with out first calling upon the Lord. In future therefore this will not be recorded>
1st Resolved, that we recommend and council Elders  and to go to the churches at Shenang-point [Chenango Point] N. York  and Springville Penn. (among whom we understand there is some dif ficulty,) and set in order the things that are wanting in those . [p. 12]
had suffered much from false teaching by hypocrites and knaves. Aurora also to be 4 in number. Green-wood not represented. Niagara by Elder Jacobs to be 4 in number also a few brethren liveing in and round about were represented by Eldr as wanting instruction. The representation of the churches closed about 3 o’clock P.M. and the council then proceeded to give some general and particular instructions relative to the “Word of Wisdom”, the gift of tongues and interpretation, prophecyings, and of a propper use of all the spiritual gifts &c. after these remarks conference adjourned until tomorrow morning—
May 23rd. Conference met according to adjournment in order to take into consideration the meanes necessary for the . opened the meeting by prayr— and five of the counsellors addressed the conference on the nature and propriety of the and the meanes necessary thereto. Much instruction was given upon these all important subjects while the spirit of God rested down and bore testimony to their utility. After which the expressed their determination to put into practice the teachings we had given them.
They were then dismissed with a blessing from the President— Amen
25 May 1835 • Monday
May 25th.
The met this morning in order to do some business and to pray for one another to be preserved until we meet again at our succeeding . presiding opened by calling upon the Lord.* *The traveling or twelve Apostles never proceed to do any business without first calling upon the Lord. In future therefore this will not be recorded
1st Resolved, that we recommend and council Elders and to go to the churches at Shenang-point [Chenango Point] N. York and Springville Penn. (among whom we understand there is some difficulty,) and set in order the things that are wanting in those . [p. 12]
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