Council of Fifty, Minutes, March 1844–January 1846; Volume 2, 1 March–6 May 1845

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The council opened by prayer from after which the gave some advice to the brethren, especially to cease indulging in a spirit of levity, and also to cease all kinds of harsh speeches which would cause the spirit of God to leave us. We want to lay aside all such things that we may enjoy peace in the
Brother being present the called upon to instruct him in the nature of the organization of this council, and also to give him his charge, all which was done by .
said what has said accords with his feelings in full and with uplifted hands he covenanted before God and Angels to keep the covenant and abide by all the laws of the council. [p. [328]]
The council opened by prayer from after which the gave some advice to the brethren, especially to cease indulging in a spirit of levity, and also to cease all kinds of harsh speeches which would cause the spirit of God to leave us. We want to lay aside all such things that we may enjoy peace in the
Brother being present the called upon to instruct him in the nature of the organization of this council, and also to give him his charge, all which was done by .
said what has said accords with his feelings in full and with uplifted hands he covenanted before God and Angels to keep the covenant and abide by all the laws of the council. [p. [328]]
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