Articles and Covenants, circa April 1830, as Recorded in Gilbert, Notebook [D&C 20]

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unto the remission of their Sins, then Shall they be received unto into the .— The duty of an , , & and members of the Church of Christ— An is an Elder and it is his calling to baptize & to other Elders, Priests, Teachers & deacons and to administer the flesh & blood of Christ according to the & to teach & Expound & Exhort & to baptize & to watch over the Church & to the Church by the & to the and to take the head of all the meetings &c.— The Elders are to conduct the meetings as they are led by the holy Ghost— The Priests duty is to preach teach expound & Exhort & baptize & administer the & visit the House of each member & Exhort them to pray vocally & in secret and also to attend to all family duties & to ordain other priests, Teachers & deacons & take the lead of all meetings but none of these offices is he to do when there is an Elder present but in all cases is to assist the Elder &c.—— [p. [6]]
unto the remission of their Sins, then Shall they be received unto into the .— The duty of an , , & and members of the Church of Christ— An is an Elder and it is his calling to baptize & to other Elders, Priests, Teachers & deacons and to administer the flesh & blood of Christ according to the & to teach & Expound & Exhort & to baptize & to watch over the Church & to the Church by the & to the and to take the head of all the meetings .— The Elders are to conduct the meetings as they are led by the holy Ghost— The Priests duty is to preach teach expound & Exhort & baptize & administer the & visit the House of each member & Exhort them to pray vocally & in secret and also to attend to all family duties & to ordain other priests, Teachers & deacons & take the lead of all meetings but none of these offices is he to do when there is an Elder present but in all cases is to assist the Elder .—— [p. [6]]
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