He That Prophesieth, Let Him Prophesy to the Understanding of Men

George Reynolds, Janne M. Sjodahl

No prophecy of God is obscure to those who desire to know the truth. By faith it may be easily understood. It need not be added to, nor taken from. It needs no interpreter. Prophecy only knows the truth. It does not speak falsely nor foolishly. "It speaketh of things as they really are, and of things as they really will be." It "is one of the most wonderful manifestations of the Spirit upon the minds of holy men." "For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man; but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost." (II Peter 1:19)

Jacob followed his hymn of praise to the Creator whose wisdom and justice controls all, by inviting his brethren to accept the Sacrifice of his Only Begotten Son as the means that "ye may obtain a resurrection" and through Christ be presented unto God as its first fruits. That through faith, they may attain a hope of Christ's glory even before he was born.

Commentary on the Book of Mormon, Vol. 1