- no power or influence can be maintained by virtue of priesthood: D&C 121:41 .
- influence of traitors causes trouble: D&C 122:4 .
- wives and children oppressed by influence of spirit of iniquity: D&C 123:7 .
- not just to mingle religious influence with civil government: D&C 134:9 .
- let every man use all his influence to remove Saints to Zion: D&C 136:10 .