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The heavens are opened again! God is communicating with us, with YOU!
An apostle once said that sometimes we imagine that all of God’s blessings are packed up in some cloud, refusing to rain down on us. [Elder Uchtdorf, “Living the Gospel Joyful” October 2014 General Conference]
Do you feel this way, too? I know I do sometimes.
A prophet of the Lord will speaks on behalf of our welfare and joy, ultimate and lasting happiness, and this because the heavens are not sealed but pouring their plenteous blessings on us daily.
Today I felt impressed to share with you the prophet Joseph Smith’s experience. He saw God the Father and Jesus Christ in 1820 as a 14 hear old boy. He saw them in the flesh.
Joseph Smith learned for himself that God was real, that He knows us by name, that He knows our hearts and can answer the questions we have, and that God wants us to follow His commandments His way.
Below I pasted what the prophet Joseph said in his own words. Listen to the feelings you receive. I invite you to pray to God and ask Him a question that has been in your heart. I promise you with my witness that God the Father and Jesus Christ are REAL and that they KNOW YOU. They will answer you and I know that you will feel more complete when you do so. Seek to be complete!
“After I had retired to the place where I had previously designed to go, having looked around me, and finding myself alone, I kneeled down and began to offer up the desires of my heart to God. I had scarcely done so, when immediately I was seized upon by some power which entirely overcame me, and had such an astonishing influence over me as to bind my tongue so that I could not speak. Thick darkness gathered around me, and it seemed to me for a time as if I were doomed to sudden destruction.
But, exerting all my powers to call upon God to deliver me out of the power of this enemy which had seized upon me, and at the very moment when I was ready to sink into despair and abandon myself to destruction—not to an imaginary ruin, but to the power of some actual being from the unseen world, who had such marvelous power as I had never before felt in any being—just at this moment of great alarm, I saw a pillar of light exactly over my head, above the brightness of the sun, which descended gradually until it fell upon me.
It no sooner appeared than I found myself delivered from the enemy which held me bound. When the light rested upon me I saw two Personages, whose brightness and glory defy all description, standing above me in the air. One of them spake unto me, calling me by name and said, pointing to the other—This is My Beloved Son. Hear Him!”