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I have often wondered, is the practice of writing revelations a lost art in the LDS church. Obviously the bulk of our written revelations come from Joseph Smith, but his successors wrote a few of their own as well. Many of the early apostles recorded theirs too. I found this...
There are those who would assume that with the printing and binding of these sacred records, that would be the “end of the prophets.” But again we testify to the world that revelation continues and that the vaults and files of the Church contain these revelations which come month to month and day to day. We testify also that there is, since 1830 when The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was organized, and will continue to be, so long as time shall last, a prophet, recognized of God and his people, who will continue to interpret the mind and will of the Lord.
Spencer W. Kimball, In Conference Report, Apr. 1977, 115; or Ensign, May 1977, 77–78.
...and it makes me hopeful that there still are revelations being recorded in a similar way that they used to, but I have the feeling that this is not quite the case. Does anyone know of any written revelations recorded by the brethren more recent than, say, Joseph F. Smiths vision of the spirit world? If this tradition has stopped, When? Why? If not, why do we never hear of any? Dont get me wrong, I do believe we have had inspired leaders since those early days. We have had inspired sermons, a few prophecies, inspired policies and announcements, the 1978 revelation, and sure, even the Proclamation to the World. My question is about the writing. Your thoughts please...