Posted by: 1of10boyz | June 16, 2015

What is “Personal Revelation?”

Awesome, again. Rob does another great job of describing why Mormon’s don’t believe we are sheeple.

Mormonism: Really Want to Know?

One of the interesting things about the LDS Church is our view of how men and women can communicate with God.  While we are often characterized as being blind followers of our prophet (the president of the Church), that criticism is unfair.  More so than in any other church I have encountered, Latter-day Saints stress the importance of seeking and receiving personal revelation from our Father in Heaven.  In other words, we believe that communication between God and His children is a two-way street, and we seek and expect to receive insight, wisdom, knowledge and comfort directly from their heavenly source.

Mormons take quite literally the promises contained in the Bible regarding God’s direct communication with His mortal followers.  From Moses’s expressed desire that “all of his people” would be prophets through the Apostle James’s injunction that if any person lacked wisdom, he or she should seek it directly from…

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