Ask of God

“Never did any passage of scripture come with more power to the heart of man than this did at this time to mine.”

1832 First Vision Account

Ask of God. It sounded so simple, but Joseph had never prayed out loud before—let alone asked God for a direct answer.

And yet there didn’t seem to be any other way. “At length,” he later wrote, “I came to the conclusion that I must either remain in darkness and confusion, or else I must do as James directs, that is, ask of God.”