Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

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ham, at his right hand, and blessed and holy  is he, for he is mine.
8 And again, verily I say unto you, my ser vant is without guile; he may  be trusted because of the integrity of his  heart; and for the love which he has to my  testimony, I the Lord loveth him; I therefore  say unto you, I seal upon his head the office  of a bishoprick, like unto my servant , that he may receive the consecra tions of mine house, that he may administer  blessings upon the heads of the poor of my  people, saith the Lord. Let no man despise  my servant , for he shall honor me.
9 Let my servant , and my servant  , and my servant , and  others, build a unto my name, such an  one, as my servant Joseph shall show unto  them; upon the place which he shall show  unto them also. And it shall be for a house  for boarding, a house that strangers may come  from afar to lodge therein: therefore, let it be  a good house, wortny [worthy] of all acceptation, that  the weary traveller may find health and safety  while he shall contemplate the word of the  Lord, and the corner-stone have I appointed  for Zion. This house shall be a healthy habi tation, if it be built unto my name, and if the  governor, which shall be appointed unto it  shall not suffer any pollution to come upon it.  It shall be holy, or the Lord your God will not  dwell therein.
10 And again, verily I say unto you, let all  my saints [come?] from afar; and send ye swift mes [p. 397]
ham, at his right hand, and blessed and holy is he, for he is mine.
8 And again, verily I say unto you, my servant is without guile; he may be trusted because of the integrity of his heart; and for the love which he has to my testimony, I the Lord loveth him; I therefore say unto you, I seal upon his head the office of a bishoprick, like unto my servant , that he may receive the consecrations of mine house, that he may administer blessings upon the heads of the poor of my people, saith the Lord. Let no man despise my servant , for he shall honor me.
9 Let my servant , and my servant , and my servant , and others, build a unto my name, such an one, as my servant Joseph shall show unto them; upon the place which he shall show unto them also. And it shall be for a house for boarding, a house that strangers may come from afar to lodge therein: therefore, let it be a good house, wortny [worthy] of all acceptation, that the weary traveller may find health and safety while he shall contemplate the word of the Lord, and the corner-stone have I appointed for Zion. This house shall be a healthy habitation, if it be built unto my name, and if the governor, which shall be appointed unto it shall not suffer any pollution to come upon it. It shall be holy, or the Lord your God will not dwell therein.
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