Mentally Stoning the Living Prophets
Yesterday I had a conversation on the bloggernacle. It concerns me enough that I think it is important to share part of what I said with you today:
Anyone who does not follow God’s chosen prophets is not following God’s chosen prophets. I will not apologize for that.
God has chosen, called, ordained, and sent forth his anointed servants to do His work on earth, to act in His stead, and to say the things the He would say if He were here. They are His representatives, and act in vicarious authority as if they were Christ here in person, and if we don’t stand close to what they say, we are not following the One who sent them ((Teachings of the Presidents of the Church: Spencer W. Kimball, p. 256)). For He has put into their mouths the things which they should say ((D&C 100:5-6, 24:5-6)).
When Paul was converted and called he was told, [Read more…]