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“Matt and Mandy,” Friend, May 2021

Matt and Mandy

Friend Magazine, Global 2021/05 May

At home evening, the Coopers are learning the sixth article of faith.

“… the same organization that existed in the Primitive Church …”

Dad, for five points, what does “Primitive Church” mean?

It’s the Church Jesus Christ set up while He was on earth.

Correct.

“… namely, apostles, prophets—”

Mom, why were prophets and apostles so important?

Jesus asked them to lead the Church under His direction.

Eventually, most of the apostles were killed. No one was left to guide the Church through revelation.

Until Jesus restored His Church through …?

The Prophet Joseph Smith!

That’s right! You’ve each earned a million points!

Article of Faith 6

“We believe in the same organization that existed in the Primitive Church, namely, apostles, prophets, pastors, teachers, evangelists, and so forth.”