DOCTRINE AND COVENANTS
OF THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS
That they may be conferred upon us, it is true; but when we undertake to acover
our , or to gratify our cpride
, our vain ambition, or to exercise control or ddominion
or compulsion upon the souls of the children of men, in any degree of unrighteousness, behold, the heavens ewithdraw
themselves; the Spirit of the Lord is grieved; and when it is withdrawn, Amen to the priesthood or the authority of that man.