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When Christ established His church, he personally instructed the leaders. He, in turn, received His instructions from His Father in Heaven; hence the Church of Jesus Christ was directed by God and not by men.1 Christ taught the people that revelation was the "rock" upon which He would build His Church.2,3Before Christ ascended into heaven, He told his disciples that he would be with them always and would continue to guide and direct them. The New Testament records numerous accounts in which Christ revealed how to guide His Church through His disciples.Many assume that revelation has ceased in these modern times and that there is no need for it. If that were the case, then one would have to say that there is no God that loves His children just as much as He did in ancient times. Mormons believe that Christ does continue to reveal His will to his prophets and to His children today. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints/Mormons believe that this is what makes the Church different – that of Christ’s being the foundation, and revelation being the ‘rock’ upon which it is built.Mormons believe that revelation or guidance from God comes in different ways according to the needs and circumstances of the individual. No one can receive revelation for anyone except themselves and those that they have stewardship over. Meaning, one cannot receive revelation for the Church or for another family. When God reveals His will to the Church, He speaks through His prophet [Gordon B. Hinckley, May 2006]. When God reveals His will for a family, it is revealed to the father and mother of that family. God has given the gift of revelation to each of His children contingent upon each individual’s righteousness and faithfulness. The promise is given from the Lord that, "Assuredly as the Lord liveth who is your God and your Redeemer, even so surely shall you receive a knowledge of whatsoever things you shall ask in faith, with an honest heart, believing that you shall receive…yea, behold, I will tell you in your heart, by the Holy Ghost, which shall come upon you and which shall dwell in your heart. Now, behold, this is the spirit of revelation."4For more information about what do Mormon believe or specifically about revelation please visit the following websites: 1 "Holy Bible", Hebrews 1:1-2 2 "Holy Bible", Matthew 16:16-18 3 "Gospel Principles", 1978, p101-102 4 "Holy Bible", Matthew 7:7-8; Jas 1:5; "Book of Mormon", Doctrine and Covenants 8:1-3; 46:7