History, 1838–1856, volume C-1 [2 November 1838–31 July 1842]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<January 19> , and unto the authorities which I have called to lay the  foundation of , and it shall be well with him for ever and ever: even  so; Amen. 35 And again, verily I say unto you, let no man pay  stock to the quorum of the , unless he shall be a believer in  the Book of Mormon, and the Revelations I have given unto you, saith  the Lord your God: for that which is more or less than this cometh of evil,  and shall be attended with cursings and not blessings, saith the Lord  your God: even so; Amen. 36 And again, verily I say unto you,  let the quorum of the have a just recompense of wages  for all their labors which they do in building the , and  let their wages be as shall be agreed among themselves, as pertaining  to the price thereof; and let every man who pays stock bear his proportion  of their wages, if it must needs be, for their support, saith the Lord;  otherwise their labors shall be accounted unto them for stock in that  : even so; Amen. 37 Verily I say unto you, I now give  unto you the officers belonging to my Priesthood, that ye may hold the  keys thereof, even the Priesthood which is after the order of Melchisedek,  which is after the order of my only begotten Son. 38 First, I  give unto you to be a Patriarch unto you to hold the  sealing blessings of my church, even the Holy Spirit of promise, whereby  ye are sealed up unto the day of redemption, that ye may not fall;  notwithstanding the hour of temptation that may come upon you.
39 I give unto you my servant Joseph, to be a presiding Elder over  all my church, to be a translator, a revelator, a seer, and prophet.  I give unto him for Counsellors my servant , and my servant  , that these may constitute a quorum and first presidency,  to receive the oracles for the whole church. 40 I give unto you  my servant , to be a president over the twelve travelling  Council, which twelve hold the keys to open up the authority of my kingdom  upon the four corners of the Earth, and after that to send my word to  every creature; they are: , , ,  , , , , ,  , ; I have taken unto myself,  behold his priesthood no man taketh from him; but verily I say unto  you, another may be appointed unto the same calling. 41. And  again I say unto you, I give unto you a High Council, for the Corner Stone  of ; namely: Samuel Bent, , ,  , , , , [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. 42 And again, I give unto you to be  a president over a quorum of High Priests: which ordinance is instituted [p. 1157]
January 19 , and unto the authorities which I have called to lay the foundation of , and it shall be well with him for ever and ever: even so; Amen. 35 And again, verily I say unto you, let no man pay stock to the quorum of the , unless he shall be a believer in the Book of Mormon, and the Revelations I have given unto you, saith the Lord your God: for that which is more or less than this cometh of evil, and shall be attended with cursings and not blessings, saith the Lord your God: even so; Amen. 36 And again, verily I say unto you, let the quorum of the have a just recompense of wages for all their labors which they do in building the , and let their wages be as shall be agreed among themselves, as pertaining to the price thereof; and let every man who pays stock bear his proportion of their wages, if it must needs be, for their support, saith the Lord; otherwise their labors shall be accounted unto them for stock in that : even so; Amen. 37 Verily I say unto you, I now give unto you the officers belonging to my Priesthood, that ye may hold the keys thereof, even the Priesthood which is after the order of Melchisedek, which is after the order of my only begotten Son. 38 First, I give unto you to be a Patriarch unto you to hold the sealing blessings of my church, even the Holy Spirit of promise, whereby ye are sealed up unto the day of redemption, that ye may not fall; notwithstanding the hour of temptation that may come upon you.
39 I give unto you my servant Joseph, to be a presiding Elder over all my church, to be a translator, a revelator, a seer, and prophet. I give unto him for Counsellors my servant , and my servant , that these may constitute a quorum and first presidency, to receive the oracles for the whole church. 40 I give unto you my servant , to be a president over the twelve travelling Council, which twelve hold the keys to open up the authority of my kingdom upon the four corners of the Earth, and after that to send my word to every creature; they are: , , , , , , , , , ; I have taken unto myself, behold his priesthood no man taketh from him; but verily I say unto you, another may be appointed unto the same calling. 41. And again I say unto you, I give unto you a High Council, for the Corner Stone of ; namely: Samuel Bent, , , , , , , [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. 42 And again, I give unto you to be a president over a quorum of High Priests: which ordinance is instituted [p. 1157]
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