Revelation, 19 January 1841 [D&C 124]

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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.
Verily I say unto you, I now give unto you  the offices belonging to my priesthood that ye may hold  the keys thereof even the Priesthood which is after the  order of Melchisadeck, which is after the order of my  only begotten son. 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.
I give unto you my servant Joseph to be  a presiding Elder over all my Church, to be a Translater,  a Revelator, a Seer, and Prophet; I give unto him for  Councillors Counsellors my servant and my ser vant that these may constitute a quorum  and first presidency to receive the oracles for the  whole church.
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.
And, again, I say unto you, I give unto you  I give unto you a a High Council for the corner stone  of Zion viz 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 [Sr.].
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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.
Verily I say unto you, I now give unto you the offices belonging to my priesthood that ye may hold the keys thereof even the Priesthood which is after the order of Melchisadeck, which is after the order of my only begotten son. 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.
I give unto you my servant Joseph to be a presiding Elder over all my Church, to be a Translater, 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.
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.
And, again, I say unto you, I give unto you I give unto you a a High Council for the corner stone of Zion viz 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 [Sr.].
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