Minute Book 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Resolved that the High priests meet alone except when Elders, Priests Teachers or members shall have business at Conference & this according to Revelation.
Resolved that Brs & be appointed to go forth and set in order the different Branches of the Church of Christ in the land of Zion & see that there are High Priests or Elders set apart to see that meetings are held & the officers & members do their duties according to Revelations & Commandments
Resolved that the following persons Viz & be a committee to examine into the qualifications of High Priests Elders & Priests as shall be reported to them by brs or stationed high Priests or Elders over the various branches of the Church of Christ in Zion, as to the propriety of their going forth a broad into the world to preach the gospel of peace. Closed. prayer by
15 December 1832 • Saturday
Zion December 15 1832 Convened in council , , , , , & to take into consideration the case of Thomas Mils who was going about preaching much.
By due examination we found that he taught contrary doctrine to the revelations & prophesied things contrary to scripture. We therefore received his license & silenced him & advised him, if he would still persist in his foolish doctrine to withdraw from the Church & save us the trouble of excommunicating him from the same, which he did
Clerk.
26 February 1833 • Tuesday
Zion February 26 1833 A special council of High Priests met to transact such business as by them shall seam proper
Present
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Opened, Prayer by
Resolved that the High priests meet alone except when Elders, Priests Teachers or members shall have business at Conference & this according to Revelation.
Resolved that Brs & be appointed to go forth and set in order the different Branches of the Church of Christ in the land of Zion & see that there are High Priests or Elders set apart to see that meetings are held & the officers & members do their duties according to Revelations & Commandments
Resolved that the following persons Viz & be a committee to examine into the qualifications of High Priests Elders & Priests as shall be reported to them by brs or stationed high Priests or Elders over the various branches of the Church of Christ in Zion, as to the propriety of their going forth a broad into the world to preach the gospel of peace. Closed. prayer by
15 December 1832 • Saturday
Zion December 15 1832 Convened in council , , , , , & to take into consideration the case of Thomas Mils who was going about preaching much.
By due examination we found that he taught contrary doctrine to the revelations & prophesied things contrary to scripture. We therefore received his license & silenced him & advised him, if he would still persist in his foolish doctrine to withdraw from the Church & save us the trouble of excommunicating him from the same, which he did
Clerk.
26 February 1833 • Tuesday
Zion February 26 1833 A special council of High Priests met to transact such business as by them shall seam proper
Present
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