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 institu ted for travelling Elders to bear record of my name  in all the world, wherever the travelling high coun cil, 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 respon sibility 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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