- seek best gifts to avoid being deceived: D&C 46:8 .
- spiritual gift to discerning spirits: D&C 46:23 . ( D&C 50:31–33 . )
- bishop and elders to discern whether gifts are of God: D&C 46:27 .
- pattern for knowing spirits: D&C 52:19 .
- Joseph Smith given power to discern who should go to Zion: D&C 63:41 .
- men may discern between righteous and wicked: D&C 101:95 .
- discerning of angels and spirits: D&C 129 .
- spirit can only be discerned by purer eyes: D&C 131:7 .
- Moses discerned whole earth by the Spirit: Moses 1:27–28 .