The following are sections out of Bill McKeever’s book In their Own Words: A Collection of Mormon Quotations. The full book of 400 pages is available at Mormonism Research Ministry or Amazon.com. Joseph Smith “Some revelations are of God; some revelations are of man; and some revelations are of the devil” (David Whitmer quoting Joseph Smith, A Comprehensive History […]
The idea that the Mormon Church has a leader that guides humans in these “latter-days” is not controversial with Latter-day Saints. Over and over again—as these quotes from George Albert Smith suggest—the Church is told that the LDS leader is the “pilot” who ought to be followed.
Consider what Apostle D. Todd Christofferson said at the April (2012) General Conference of the Mormon Church: “…we must admit there has been and still persists some confusion about our doctrine and how it is established. That is the subject I wish to address today.”