Category Archives: Receiving Revelation

God has sent me to invite you to come home

For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ … Continue reading

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What on earth did you say to him?

The following in as excerpt of an account of Joseph Banks’ escape from the hands of the Germans during World War II, taken from his book entitled A Distant Prayer.  Starving, cold, and frightened, Joseph and three friends attempt to … Continue reading

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Ephraim Hanks A Model of Obedience

The Walls The following illustrates the way in which the great quality of obedience was part of the character of this legendary pioneer: “On many occasions Ephraim Hanks was rewarded for his obedience to the Prophet Brigham Young. One spring … Continue reading

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No revelation is entirely perfect

Brigham Young conceded that the “revelations of God contain correct doctrine and principles, so far as they go; but it is impossible for the poor, weak, low, groveling, sinful inhabitants of the earth to receive a revelation from the Almighty … Continue reading

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What do we mean by “translation”?

Joseph Smith—Translator The following is an excerpt of: Selected Writings of Robert J. Matthews, p. 534 -542 It would be impossible to mention all of the contributions the Prophet Joseph Smith made and all the wonderful things that the Lord … Continue reading

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A segment from the book “Lengthen Your Stride” by Edward Kimball

This page addresses the history of the priesthood ban, specifically by sharing several chapters from Lengthen Your Stride, by Edward Kimball. See also: Shouldering the Cross: How to Condemn Racism and Still Call Brigham Young a Prophet Understanding pre-1978 statements … Continue reading

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David O. McKay’s prompting in Hawaii

A prompting saves David O. McKay and others from certain death This incident is detailed by Virginia Budd Jacobsen. It happened in 1921, while President McKay and Elder Hugh Cannon were making a tour of the missions of the world. … Continue reading

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