CALLING OF WARREN A. COWDERY
Revelation Received Tuesday, November 25, 1834
By the Prophet Joseph (D&C 106)
It is My will that My servant Warren A. Cowdery should be appointed 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 adjoining counties;
And devote his whole time to this high and holy calling, which I now give unto him, seeking diligently 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 you may be the children of light, 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 inasmuch as he will humble himself before Me.
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And I will give him grace and assurance wherewith he may stand; and if he continue to be a faithful witness and a light unto the church I have prepared a crown for him in the mansions of My Father.
Even so. Amen.