Minutes, 18 April 1844

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we were in the world, we were ignorant with regard to correct principles. We are now a little differently situated. We have a portion of the spirit, but if we get the document any where right it will be because God gives it; and if not, we know nothing but what either you [JS] or God teaches us.
Er considered that had spoken the feelings of the committee in full.
On motion the committee had further time allowed
Er arose and said that when the council first assembled he took the liberty to lay out a preface to future remarks, but he did not [p. [158]]
we were in the world, we were ignorant with regard to correct principles. We are now a little differently situated. We have a portion of the spirit, but if we get the document any where right it will be because God gives it; and if not, we know nothing but what either you [JS] or God teaches us.
Er considered that had spoken the feelings of the committee in full.
On motion the committee had further time allowed
Er arose and said that when the council first assembled he took the liberty to lay out a preface to future remarks, but he did not [p. [158]]
Page [158]