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“The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means; and my people love to have it so: and what will ye do in the end thereof?” Jeremiah 5:31

 Today we’re looking at an article from the latest LDS Ensign. Once again the Church felt that members needed a reminder of why they should keep their leaders employed.

For the sake of brevity, we’re looking at just two quotes from the article. To read their article in full see Ensign, ‘200 Years of Light 1820-2020 What Church Leaders are Saying about Why We Need the Church,’ March 2020.

“To Have Living Prophets and Apostles

Why are we so willing to follow the voice of our prophet? For those diligently seeking eternal life, the prophet’s voice brings spiritual safety in very turbulent times. …

Anchoring our souls to the Lord Jesus Christ requires listening to those He sends. Following the prophet in a world of commotion is like being wrapped in a soothing, warm blanket on a freezing cold day. — Neil L. Andersen

To Teach and Preserve Doctrine

In the Church today, just as anciently, establishing the doctrine of Christ or correcting doctrinal deviations is a matter of divine revelation to those the Lord endows with apostolic authority. — D. Todd Christofferson…” (more…)

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