Counsel (noun) See also Prophet Admonitions, warnings, advice, and instruction from the Lord and His ordained leaders. I will give thee counsel, Ex. 18:19. God will guide me with his counsel, Ps. 73:24. When no counsel is given, the people fall, Prov. 11:14. The Pharisees and lawyers rejected the counsel of God, Luke 7:30. To be learned is good if they hearken unto the counsel of God, 2 Ne. 9:29. Listen to the counsel of him who has ordained you, D&C 78:2. Receive counsel of him whom I have appointed, D&C 108:1. He aspired to establish his counsel instead of the counsel which I have ordained, D&C 124:84. Hearken to the counsel of my servant Joseph, D&C 124:89. If any man seeks not my counsel, he shall have no power, D&C 136:19.