Called by God or Man?
Article of Faith 5; “We believe that a man must be called of God, by prophecy, and by the laying on of hands by those who are in authority, to preach the Gospel and administer in the ordinances thereof.”
Matthew 4:19; “And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.”
John 1:43; “The day following Jesus would go forth into Galilee, and findeth Philip, and saith unto him, Follow me.”
John 10:27; “My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.”
Acts 9:6; “And he trembling and astonished said, Lord, what wilt thou have me to do? And the Lord said unto him, Arise, and go into the city, and it shall be told thee what thou must do.”
Judges 4:4; “And Deborah, a prophetess, the wife of Lapidoth, she judged Israel at that time.”
Are we called to follow Jesus through the Lord Himself or through an organization?
If it’s the latter then where in scripture do we find this?
Where does it say we must join Mormonism?
Why didn’t Jesus tell us about this when He was alive?
Did Deborah go through the laying on of hands? Where did she get her authority from?