Belief, Knowledge, and Community

In our stake general priesthood meeting last week, a member of our stake presidency testified that he knows the First Vision really happened. He rhetorically asked how he could say that he knows, since he wasn’t there at the time; of course his answer was that his knowledge comes from the Holy Ghost. He then followed up with another rhetorical question: “If our testimony comes by the Holy Ghost, then why don’t we say ‘I believe’ or ‘I hope’ that the First Vision occurred?”

Continue reading