Minutes and Discourse, 18 April 1844

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every man will be required to bind himself to his covenants by an oath He wont go in for this kingdom being a kingdom of slaves. If they are slaves let them be slaves to the king.
Er said he understood that the committee wanted the feelings of the council on the subject of the document, but he considered the subject had been left. There appeared to be a difference of opinion in regard to the church and kingdom. He referred to the officers required in the organization of both. He considers that the kingdom is something more important than the church and is approximating nearer to God. We are inviting all men to come in. People ask universally do we [p. [196]]
every man will be required to bind himself to his covenants by an oath He wont go in for this kingdom being a kingdom of slaves. If they are slaves let them be slaves to the king.
Er said he understood that the committee wanted the feelings of the council on the subject of the document, but he considered the subject had been left. There appeared to be a difference of opinion in regard to the church and kingdom. He referred to the officers required in the organization of both. He considers that the kingdom is something more important than the church and is approximating nearer to God. We are inviting all men to come in. People ask universally do we [p. [196]]
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