- assisted always … by the deacons: D&C 20:57 .
- deacons and teachers should be appointed to watch over the church: D&C 84:111 .
- in like manner, and also the deacons: D&C 107:62 . ( D&C 107:60–63 . )
- duty of a president over the office of a deacon: D&C 107:85 .
- president of the deacons and his counselors: D&C 124:142 .