MURMURING (Teachings of Joseph Smith)

Disregarding or Disobeying Council Leads to Murmuring — Leo Hawkins (October 29, 1842)

I shewed them [Saints who had just arrived in Nauvoo] that it was generally in consequence of the brethren disregarding or disobeying Council. that they became dissatisfied and murmured

History, 1838–1856, volume D-1, p. 1414, The Joseph Smith Papers.

Voice Concerns Instead of Murmering  — Willard Richards (February 21, 1843)

There is a great deal of murmuring in the church— about me, but I dont care any thing about it. I like to hear it thunder. to hear the saints grumbling.— the growling dog get the sorest head. If any man is poor and afflicted. let him come and tell of it.— & not complain— or grumble

Discourse, 21 February 1843, as Reported by Willard Richards, p. 207, The Joseph Smith Papers.
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