Today in Mormon History - Feb 23

Provo's Jiffy Lube auto service center offers a complete lube, a chance to meet Elder Paul H. Dunn, a member of the Presidency of the General Quorum of Seventy, and a free autographed book to the first 50 customers-all for just $14.95. (1)
-- 30 years ago today - Feb 23, 1981

Kirtland, Ohio. Doctrine and Covenants 42:74-93. Deliver murderers to the law of the land. Two or more elders, and the bishop if possible, are to try adulterers. The testimony of two members of the church will convict after the presiding authorities submit the case to the church. Follow the same pattern in all other cases. Deliver robbers, thieves, and liars to the law, but workers of iniquity to the law of God. Reconcile with members privately , elders court if needed. Public reprimands for public offenses.

Evening and Morning Star 1, no. 5 (Oct. 1832): {2} heading: "Revelations: Items of Law for the Government of the Church of Christ, Given February 23, 1831".

Book of Commandments 47 heading: A Revelation to seven elders of the church, assembled in Kirtland, Ohio, given February 1831.

The Kirtland Revelations Book, 117-118 also contains a copy of this revelation. (2)
-- 180 years ago today - Feb 23, 1831

Don Carlos Smith: Officer of Nauvoo Agricultural and Manufacturing Association 23 February 1841. (3)
-- 170 years ago today - Feb 23, 1841

1 - This Day in Mormon History,
2 - Kenny, Scott; Saints Without Halos, 'Doctrine and Covenants,'
3 - Cook, Lyndon W., The Revelations of the Prophet Joseph Smith: A Historical and Biographical Commentary of the Doctrine and Covenants, Seventy's Mission Bookstore, Provo UT, 1985

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