Category Archives: Receiving Revelation

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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Listen the first time

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jared Kimber U.S. Army, Blackhawk Pilot Iraq, three deployments During my second deployment to Iraq, we were stationed in Kirkuk. As pilots of medical-evacuation helicopters, we have to be ready to pick up wounded soldiers and … Continue reading

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I Was Prompted What to Say

This story is one of many inspiring stories from the book Faith in the Service:  Inspirational Stories from LDS Servicemen and Servicewomen, compiled by Chad S. Hawkins and published by Deseret Book.  This story comes from First Sergeant David Fillmore … Continue reading

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Brigham Young sustained from heaven

Brigham Young sustained from heaven In the month of February, 1848, the Twelve Apostles met at Hyde Park, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, where a small branch of the Church was established. .. We were in prayer and council, communing together; and … Continue reading

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