Sunday, June 10, 2018

Needing to Devote More Time to their Calling

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In 1882 Abraham Hoagland Cannon was set apart to the First Quorum of Seventy. It is stated that the Quorum of the Twelve at the time didn’t feel like the Quorum of the Seventy were as active in their duty as they should be. What did the Quorum of the Twelve propose to do to fix the issue?
a.                  Pay the members of the Quorum of the Seventy
b.                  Send them on missions
c.                   Release them from all other callings and responsibilities
d.                  Re-baptize and re-ordain them
Yesterday’s answer:
D   The day the first blessing was recorded
Don Carlos Smith received a blessing on December 9, 1834. As his patriarchal blessing was being recorded in September 1835, he received another blessing. 

Marquardt, H. Michael, Early Patriarchal Blessings of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Salt Lake City: The Smith-Pettit Foundation, 2007), 48.

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