Covenant of Oliver Cowdery and Others, 17 October 1830

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, Oct. 17, 1830.
I, , being commanded of the Lord God, to go  forth unto the , to proclaim glad tidings of  great joy unto them, by presenting unto them the ful ness of the Gospel, of the only begotten son of God;  and also, to rear up a pillar as a witness where the  Temple of God shall be built, in the glorious ; and having certain brothers with me, who  are called of God to assist me, whose names are , and , do therefore most solemnly cov enant before God, that I will walk humbly before  him, and do this business, and this glorious work ac cording as he shall direct me by the Holy Ghost; ev er praying for mine and their prosperity, and deliver ance from bonds, and from imprisonments, and what soever may befal us, with all patience and faith.—  Amen.
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We, the undersigned, being called and commanded  of the Lord God, to accompany our Brother , to go to the Lamanites, and to assist in the  above mentioned glorious work and business. We  do, therefore, most solemnly covenant before God, that  we will assist him faithfully in this thing, by giving  heed unto all his words and advice, which is, or shall  be given him by the spirit of truth, ever praying with  all prayer and supplication, for our and his prosperi ty, and our deliverance from bonds, and imprison ments, and whatsoever may come upon us, with all  patience and faith.—Amen.
Signed in presence of
JOSEPH SMITH, Jun.
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, Oct. 17, 1830.
I, , being commanded of the Lord God, to go forth unto the , to proclaim glad tidings of great joy unto them, by presenting unto them the fulness of the Gospel, of the only begotten son of God; and also, to rear up a pillar as a witness where the Temple of God shall be built, in the glorious ; and having certain brothers with me, who are called of God to assist me, whose names are , and , do therefore most solemnly covenant before God, that I will walk humbly before him, and do this business, and this glorious work according as he shall direct me by the Holy Ghost; ever praying for mine and their prosperity, and deliverance from bonds, and from imprisonments, and whatsoever may befal us, with all patience and faith.— Amen.
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We, the undersigned, being called and commanded of the Lord God, to accompany our Brother , to go to the Lamanites, and to assist in the above mentioned glorious work and business. We do, therefore, most solemnly covenant before God, that we will assist him faithfully in this thing, by giving heed unto all his words and advice, which is, or shall be given him by the spirit of truth, ever praying with all prayer and supplication, for our and his prosperity, and our deliverance from bonds, and imprisonments, and whatsoever may come upon us, with all patience and faith.—Amen.
Signed in presence of
JOSEPH SMITH, Jun.
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