Discourse, 12 February 1836

not called and consequntly the Lord is  displeased— secondly, many already have been  ordained who ought [not] to hold official stations  in the church because they dishonour them selves and the church and bring persecut ion swiftly upon us, in consequence of their  zeal without k[n]owledge— I requested the quor um’s to take some measures to regulate the  same, I proposed some resolutions and rem arked to the brethren that the subject was  now before them and open for discussion [p. 155]
JS, discourse, Kirtland, OH, 12 Feb. 1836; handwriting of Warren Parrish; in JS, Journal, Sept. 1835–Apr. 1836, pp. 154–155; JS Collection, CHL.