Personal Revelation (Pt 4/5): Dreams, Visions, Visitations, Theophany

Dream and Visions Some revelations come "through the dreams of sleep or in waking visions of the mind."  (James Talmage) As the prophet Lehi wrote, "Behold, I have dreamed a dream; or, in other words, I have seen a vision." (1 Nephi 8: 2) How do we tell the difference between a mere dream and … Continue reading Personal Revelation (Pt 4/5): Dreams, Visions, Visitations, Theophany

Visitations of Joseph Smith and Brigham Young to Their Successors

After their deaths, Joseph Smith and Brigham Young visited their successors. Joseph Smith appeared to Brigham Young, John Taylor, and Wilford Woodruff. Brigham Young appeared to John Taylor and Wilford Woodruff. Here are some accounts: Visitation of Joseph Smith to President Brigham Young On February 17, 1847, while at Winter Quarters, three years after his … Continue reading Visitations of Joseph Smith and Brigham Young to Their Successors

Visions, Dreams, Visitations (1 Ne. 8:2)

 The Book of Mormon prophet Lehi shared an important gospel gem with his family when he announced, “Behold, I have dreamed a dream; or, in other words, I have seen a vision.” (1 Ne. 8:2)  Lehi went on to describe his spectacular Vision of the Tree of Life.  This verse is a “scripture gem” because … Continue reading Visions, Dreams, Visitations (1 Ne. 8:2)