we are expected to use the light and intelligence God has given us (Berrett)

“Those who pray that the Spirit might give them immediate guidance in every little thing throw themselves open to false spirits that seem ever ready to answer our pleas and confuse us. … The people I have found most confused in this Church are those who seek personal revelations on everything. They want the personal assurance from the Spirit from daylight to dark on everything they do. I say they are the most confused people I know because it appears sometimes that the answer comes from the wrong source.”

William E. Berrett, in Joseph Fielding McConkie and Robert L. Millet,The Holy Ghost (1989), 29–30.

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