Revelation, 11 November 1831–B [D&C 107 (partial)]

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<75> A Revalation given at Portage Co Nov 11th. 1831
To the in the Land of in addition to the  respecting Church business verily I say unto you saith the Lord of hosts there  must needs be presiding presiding to preside over them who are of the  office of an Elder & also over them who are of the office of a Priest  & also over them who are of the office of a Teacher in like manner  And also the wherefore from Deacon to Teacher & from Teacher to Priest  & from Priest to Elder severally as they are appointed, according to the Church  Articles & Covenants then cometh the which is the greatest  of all wherefore it must needs be that one be appointed of the high Priest  hood to preside over the & he shall be called or in o other high words the Presiding  high Priest hood over the high Priesthood of the Church from the same  cometh the administring of & blessings upon the Church  by the wherefore the office of a is not equal  unto it for the office of a Bishop is in administering all things temporal  things nevertheless a Bishop must be chosen from the high Priesthood that  he may be set apart unto the ministering of temporal things having a  knowledge of them by the Spirit of truth & also to be a Judge in  Israel to do the business of the Church to sit down in Judgement [p. 122]
75 A Revalation given at Portage Co Nov 11th. 1831
To the in the Land of in addition to the respecting Church business verily I say unto you saith the Lord of hosts there must needs be presiding to preside over them who are of the office of an Elder & also over them who are of the office of a Priest & also over them who are of the office of a Teacher in like manner And also the wherefore from Deacon to Teacher & from Teacher to Priest & from Priest to Elder severally as they are appointed, according to the Church Articles & Covenants then cometh the which is the greatest of all wherefore it must needs be that one be appointed of the high Priest hood to preside over the & he shall be called or in other words the Presiding high Priest over the high Priesthood of the Church from the same cometh the administring of & blessings upon the Church by the wherefore the office of a is not equal unto it for the office of a Bishop is in administering all temporal things nevertheless a Bishop must be chosen from the high Priesthood that he may be set apart unto the ministering of temporal things having a knowledge of them by the Spirit of truth & also to be a Judge in Israel to do the business of the Church to sit in Judgement [p. 122]
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