“There Came a Pillar of Fire and Dwelt Upon a Rock”

Alan C. Miner

According to Thomas Valletta, a pillar, or column, or fire has often been used by the Lord in giving miraculous visions, guidance, and protection to His faithful followers (see Exodus 13:21-22; 14:24; Helaman 5:24, 43). [Thomas R. Valletta ed., The Book of Mormon for Latter-day Saint Families, p. 2]

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