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Revelation, 25 November 1834 [D&C 106]

Kirtland, November 25; 1834
It is my will that my servant Warren [Cowdery] should receive <be ap.> pointed and ordained a presiding High Priest over my Church  in the land of Freedom and the regions round about; and should  preach my everlasting gospel, and lift up his voice and warn  the people, not only in his own place, but in the adjoin ing countries, and devote his whole time in this high  and holy calling which I now give unto him; seeking  dilligently the kingdom of heaven and its righteousness,  and all things necessary shall be added thereunto; for  the laborer is worthy of his hire.
And again, verily I say unto you, the coming of  the Lord draweth nigh, and it overtaketh the  world as a thief in the night: therefore, gird up your  loins, that ye may be the children of the light, and  and that day shall not overtake you as a thief.
And again, verily I say unto you, there was joy  in heaven when my servant Warren bowed to my  scepter and separated himself from the crafts of men.  Therefore, blessed is my servant Warren, for I will  have mercy on him, and notwithstanding the vanity of  his heart, I will lift him up, and inasmuch as he will  humble himself before me; <and> I will give <unto> him grace and as surance wherewith he may stand; and if he continues to be  a faithful witness, and a light unto the Church, I have pre pared a crown for him in the mansion of my Father: even  so. Amen. [p. 116]
Revelation, Kirtland, OH, 25 Nov. 1834; handwriting of Oliver Cowdery; in Revelation Book 2, p. 116; Revelations Collection, CHL.

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