Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Zion; viz: , ,  , , , , , [Lewis] Dunbar  Wilson; I have taken unto  myself, no man taketh his priesthood, but an other may be appointed unto the same priest hood in his stead, (and verily I say unto you,  let my servant be ordained  unto this calling in his stead,) ,  , William Huntington [Sr].
42 And again, I give unto you to be a president over a Quorum of  High-priests: which ordinance is instituted  for the purpose of qualifying those who shall  be appointed standing presidents or servants  over different stakes scattered abroad, and  they may travel also if they choose, but rather  be ordained for standing presidents, this is the  office of their calling saith the Lord your God.  I give unto him and for councillors that they made [may] presid[e]  over the quorum of high-priests of my church  saith the Lord.
43 And again I say unto you, I give unto  you John A. Hicks, Samuel Williams, and  Jesse Baker which priesthood is to preside  over the quorum of Elders which quorum is  instituted for standing ministers, nevertheless  they may travel, yet they are ordained to be  standing ministers to my church, saith the  Lord.
44 And, again, I give unto you , , , , Zera Pulsipher, ,  , to preside over the quorum [p. 412]
Zion; viz: , , , , , , , [Lewis] Dunbar Wilson; I have taken unto myself, no man taketh his priesthood, but another may be appointed unto the same priesthood in his stead, (and verily I say unto you, let my servant be ordained unto this calling in his stead,) , , William Huntington [Sr].
42 And again, I give unto you to be a president over a Quorum of High-priests: which ordinance is instituted for the purpose of qualifying those who shall be appointed standing presidents or servants over different stakes scattered abroad, and they may travel also if they choose, but rather be ordained for standing presidents, this is the office of their calling saith the Lord your God. I give unto him and for councillors that they made may preside over the quorum of high-priests of my church saith the Lord.
43 And again I say unto you, I give unto you John A. Hicks, Samuel Williams, and Jesse Baker which priesthood is to preside over the quorum of Elders which quorum is instituted for standing ministers, nevertheless they may travel, yet they are ordained to be standing ministers to my church, saith the Lord.
44 And, again, I give unto you , , , , Zera Pulsipher, , , to preside over the quorum [p. 412]
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