Saturday, December 5, 2015

Following the Directions of the Lord

Joel H. Johnson (produced the lyrics for "High on a Mountain Top")
At the time that Joel Hills Johnson’s son was born, Brother Johnson claims that the Lord instructed Joel to do what?
a.                  Give his son a name and a blessing
b.                  Donate his son to the Church
c.                   Donate his son to the Lord
d.                  Ordain his son to be a High Priest
Yesterday’s answer:
a.      The Lord
We’re familiar with the story of Oliver Cowdery and how he became Joseph’s scribe during the process of the Book of Mormon translation. What may not be familiar to some is that Oliver had been directed by God in a vision to serve in this calling.

Arnold K. Garr et al, Encyclopedia of Latter-day Saint History (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2000), 117.

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