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Who is the Mormon prophet today?

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God has called prophets to lead His Church in our day, just as He did anciently. The current prophet and President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is Thomas S. Monson. He is assisted by two counselors—Henry B. Eyring and Dieter F. Uctdorf. Together, they make up the First Presidency of the Church (much like Peter, James, and John after Christ’s death).

All members of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles are apostles and prophets. The current Apostles are:

  • Boyd K. Packer
  • L. Tom Perry
  • Russell M. Nelson
  • Dallin H. Oaks
  • M. Russell Ballard
  • Richard G. Scott
  • Robert D. Hales
  • Jeffrey R. Holland
  • David A. Bednar
  • Quentin L. Cook
  • D. Todd Christofferson
  • Neil L. Andersen
  • The Prophet today is Thomas S. Monson. Show more

  • Just as in times past, God has a prophet on the earth today, to lead His church, under His direction, and help His children know His will and find their way back to live with Him again. President Thomas S. Monson is the current prophet today. He, along with his two counselors (Henry B. Eyring and Dieter F. Uchtdorf) and Twelve other men, called---like them of old---as Apostles (Boyd K. Packer, L. Tom Perry, Russell M. Nelson, Dallin H. Oaks, M. Russell Ballard, Richard G. Scott, Robert D. Hales, Jeffrey R. Holland, David A. Bednar, Quentin L. Cook, D. Todd Christofferson, and Neil L. Andersen) oversee the affairs of the Church and recieve revelation from God for His children. Show more

  • President Monson Show more

  • God through out the ages has spoken to His children through living prophets. We have a prophet today, named Thomas S. Monson. He is a prophet just like Moses, Abraham or Peter. My wife and I, were blessed to be personally called by President Monson to serve a mission. For 2 hours we sat in his office as he taught us. We felt his spirit and his love. I know that he is a prophet. This is the Savior’s church and He leads this church just as he did anciently through a living prophet. As we follow President Monson’s teaching and example we will be blessed to draw nearer to the Savior. Show more

  • The president of the church today is the prophet of the world. His name is Thomas S. Monson. I know he is lead by God and leads God's church. Show more

  • Thomas S. Monson. Show more

  • President Thomas S. Monson is our current prophet. He is called of God to receive revelation for us today. I am grateful for living prophets and apostles to lead and guide us in this troubled world. I know that they are called of God, and if we follow their counsel we will be happy. Show more

  • Dios ha llamado a profetas para dirigir Su Iglesia en nuestros días, tal como lo hizo en la antigüedad. El Profeta y Presidente de La Iglesia de Jesucristo de los Santos de los Últimos Días actual es Thomas S. Monson. Show more

  • The current prophet and President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is Thomas S. Monson. He is assisted by two counselors—Henry B. Eyring and Dieter F. Uctdorf. Together, they make up the First Presidency of the Church (much like Peter, James, and John after Christ’s death). Show more

  • The President of the Church is Thomas S. Monson and is commonly referred to as the prophet, but all of the members of the Quorum of the Twelve and First Presidency are also prophets. President Monson is the only one with all of the keys to the Priesthood. Show more

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