Can both partners receive personal revelation regarding children?


In such a case as you describe, the wife has at least as much access to divine inspiration as the husband. The fact that the husband holds the Priesthood is not relevant to this particular issue. Remember that it was to Rebekah, not to Isaac, that the Lord revealed (Genesis 25:23) that Esau would serve Jacob, the birthright son. Mary, espoused to Joseph but not yet living with him, received Gabriel’s angelic word (Luke 1:30-33) that she would conceive the very Son of God. Joseph afterward received his own revelation (Matthew 1:20-21) that Mary’s child was of the Holy Ghost and destined to save mankind. Read More