“Behold There Shall One Be Ordained Among You and to Him Will I Give Power”

Brant Gardner

The Messiah indicates that this is a ritual to be continued, and that it should be continued through lines of priesthood authority. Thus to one is given the ordination to administer the sacrament. Of course the larger the population, the greater the need for more and more people to administer this rite, but for this first time the model was set with one of the twelve and the entire community.

Multidimensional Commentary on the Book of Mormon