Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Zion; viz: , , , , , , , ; 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,) , , .
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 , 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: , , , , , , , ; 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,) , , .
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 , 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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