- office and duty of deacons: D&C 20:38, 57–59 . ( D&C 84:30, 111 . )
- to assist teachers: D&C 20:57 .
- has no authority to baptize, administer sacrament, or lay on hands: D&C 20:58 .
- ordination of deacons: D&C 20:60, 64 .
- deacons and teachers appointed to watch over Church: D&C 84:111 .
- need for one to preside over deacons: D&C 107:62 .
- duty of president over deacons: D&C 107:85 .
- keys given president of deacons and his counselors: D&C 124:142–43 .