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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<January 19> 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 Counsellors that they 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 of seventies, which quorum  is instituted for travelling elders to bear record of my name in all the  world, wherever the travelling high council, my apostles shall send them  to prepare a way before my face. The difference between this Quorum  and the quorum of Elders is, that one is to travel continually, and the  other is to preside over the Churches from time to time, the one has the  responsibility of presiding from time to time, and the other has no  responsibility of presiding, saith the Lord your God. 45 And again  I say unto you, I give unto you , and   if he will receive it to preside over the Bishoprick  a knowledge of said Bishopric is given unto you, in the Book of Doctrine  and Covenants. 46 And again I say unto you, — — — — — — — — —   and his Counsellors for Priests, and the President of  the Teachers and his Counsellors, and also the president of the Deacons  and his Counsellors, and also the president of the Stake and his Counsellors;  the above offices I have given unto you, and the keys thereof for helps  and for governments, for the work of the ministry, and the perfecting of my  Saints, and a commandment I give unto you that you should fill all  these offices and approve of those names which I have mentioned or else  disapprove of them at my general conference, and that ye should prepare  rooms for all these offices in my when you build it unto my name  saith the Lord your God: even so: Amen.”
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January 19 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 Counsellors that they 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 of seventies, which quorum is instituted for travelling elders to bear record of my name in all the world, wherever the travelling high council, my apostles shall send them to prepare a way before my face. The difference between this Quorum and the quorum of Elders is, that one is to travel continually, and the other is to preside over the Churches from time to time, the one has the responsibility of presiding from time to time, and the other has no responsibility of presiding, saith the Lord your God. 45 And again I say unto you, I give unto you , and if he will receive it to preside over the Bishoprick a knowledge of said Bishopric is given unto you, in the Book of Doctrine and Covenants. 46 And again I say unto you, — — — — — — — — — and his Counsellors for Priests, and the President of the Teachers and his Counsellors, and also the president of the Deacons and his Counsellors, and also the president of the Stake and his Counsellors; the above offices I have given unto you, and the keys thereof for helps and for governments, for the work of the ministry, and the perfecting of my Saints, and a commandment I give unto you that you should fill all these offices and approve of those names which I have mentioned or else disapprove of them at my general conference, and that ye should prepare rooms for all these offices in my when you build it unto my name saith the Lord your God: even so: Amen.”
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