The Blind Leading the Blind

The Essential Brigham Young, pg 90; “I think these preliminaries will satisfy me, and I feel prepared to take my text; it is the words of Jesus Christ, but where they are in the Bible I cannot tell you now, for I have not taken pains to look at them. I have had so much to do, that I have not read the Bible for many years. I used to be a Bible student; I used to read and study it, but did not understand the spirit and meaning of it; I knew well enough how it read.” – Brigham Young

http://signaturebookslibrary.org/?p=11179

Also see Conference Discourse, October 8, 1854

Matthew 15:13-14; “…Every plant, which my heavenly Father hath not planted, shall be rooted up. 14 Let them alone: they be blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.”

My first thought after reading what Mr. Young had to say is how awful for those who listen to and trust this man. They’ve named a university after him – a place of learning and he’s not reading what God said and he’s a prophet…