Revelation, 19 January 1841 [D&C 124]

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to be a president over a quorum of high priests, which ordinance is instituted for the prupose of qualifying those who shall be appointed as standing presidents or servants of 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 sath the Lord your God, I give unto him and for councillors that they may preside over the quorum of high priests of my church saith the Lord.
And again I say unto you I give unto you I give unto you John A Hicks, Samuel Williams, and over the <Jesse Baker> which priesthood is to preside over the quorum of Elders, which quorum is instituted for standing ministers, nevertherless they may travel, yet they are ordained to be standing ministers to my church saith the Lord.
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 an 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, but the other has no responsibiltiy of presiding from time to time saith the Lord your God
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 bishoprick is given unto you in the Book of Doctrine and Covenants.
And, again, I say give unto you, and his councillors for priests, and the president of the Teachers and his councillors and also the president of the Deacons and his councillors, and also the president of the stake and his councillors 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 [p. 14]
to be a president over a quorum of high priests, which ordinance is instituted for the prupose of qualifying those who shall be appointed as 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 sath the Lord your God, I give unto him and for councillors that they may preside over the quorum of high priests of my church saith the Lord.
And again I say unto you I give 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, nevertherless they may travel, yet they are ordained to be standing ministers to my church saith the Lord.
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, but the other has no responsibiltiy of presiding saith the Lord your God
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 bishoprick is given unto you in the Book of Doctrine and Covenants.
And, again, I give unto you, and his councillors for priests, and the president of the Teachers and his councillors and also the president of the Deacons and his councillors, and also the president of the stake and his councillors 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 [p. 14]
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