If you read any of President Eyring’s talks you’ll notice he does something similar every single time: he makes assuming statements.
He’ll say something like, “You have felt as I have . . . “ or “You have read in the scriptures . . . “ He does that in this talk as well!
Why is that cool? Because it is one of the greatest teaching tricks out there! When you ask students a question it is so powerful to phrase it as an “assuming” question: “When have you felt the Spirit?” instead of “Have you ever felt the Spirit?”
This is something I have used for years and I credit it to President Eyring!
President Eyring made an important point: revelation often comes clearly only when we’re ready to say, “Thy will be done.”
As long as we are stubbornly insisting the Lord’s revelations coincide with our own desires, we’ll struggle to recognize the revelation He sends.
President Eyring made the very important point that personal revelation canNOT be in opposition to the teachings of Jesus or His prophets.
If we receive what we think is a revelation but it goes contrary to God’s revealed word, we can be sure it wasn’t from the Spirit!
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