- David Whitmer has not given heed to those set over him: D&C 30:2 .
- two elders or high priests to be set apart as bishop’s counselors: D&C 42:31 .
- other bishops to be set apart: D&C 68:14 .
- high priest may officiate as bishop if he is called and set apart: D&C 68:19 . ( D&C 107:17 . )
- bishop shall be common judge where he is set apart: D&C 107:74 .