Could you gaze into heaven five minutes, you would know more than you would by reading all that ever was written on the subject.”
 See http://www.immanuelapproach.com/2012/08/15/people-in-scripture-who-saw-god-appendix-5/ Since the New Testament scores of others have seen God and the Heavenly Hosts; the following is a sampling and is not an exhaustive list: numerous individuals written about in the Book of Mormon, Joan of Arc, St. Francis of Asisi, Joseph Smith, Jr., Hyrum Smith, Sidney Rigdon, Denver Snuffer, Jr., etc.
 Burton, Discourses of the Prophet Joseph Smith1977; History of the Church 6:50; Smith Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith, published 1938; Ehat & Cook The Words of Joseph Smith 9 October 1843, page 254
 Burton, Alma P Discourses of the Prophet Joseph Smith 1977
 Smith, Joseph, Jr. historical account of his first of many visions of the Lord, Jesus Christ, written circa 1832; see the following link http://www.josephsmithpapers.org/paperSummary/history-circa-summer-1832?p=1#!/paperSummary/history-circa-summer-1832&p=3; spelling and grammar kept as original; italicized and bold added for emphasis
 Moses 7:18
 Jeremiah 31: 34; Joseph Smith taught that “the ancient prophets (Jeremiah, for one) foretold it - "when no man need say to his neighbor, Know ye the Lord; for all shall know Him … from the least to the greatest" (History of the Church, 3:380). The Prophet Joseph Smith said that this promise has reference to personal revelation, to a visitation of the Lord to an individual (see History of the Church, 3:381); for extensive writings and teachings on the subject of Zion see DenverSnuffer.com (search Zion) as well as his numerous books and lecture series
 Joseph Smith History 1:19; Matthew 15:7-8 (Holy Scriptures Inspired Version); Matthew 15:7-9 (KJV); Smith, Robert Teaching for Doctrines the Commandments of Men, Tradition in Modern Mormonism 2015; Viola and Barna, Pagan Christianity: Exploring the Roots of our Church Practices, 2012
 2 Nephi 28:8 And there shall also be many which shall say: Eat, drink, and be merry; nevertheless, fear God—he will justify in committing a little sin; yea, lie a little, take the advantage of one because of his words, dig a pit for thy neighbor; there is no harm in this; and do all these things, for tomorrow we die; and if it so be that we are guilty, God will beat us with a few stripes, and at last we shall be saved in the kingdom of God.
Gaskill, Alonzo L Odds are you’re going to be Exalted, Evidence that the Plan of Salvation Works, 2008
 To hear Elder Oaks talk in its entirety go here: http://mormonstories.org/boise-rescue-oaks-turley/; this quote begins just after the 1 hour mark.
 Revelation 3:20 (KJV)
 Matthew 23:13 (KJV); Matthew 23: 10 (Holy Scriptures, Inspired Version)
 Matthew 15:14 (KJV)
 Jesus Christ is the TRUTH: John 14:16 6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.
 Viola and Barna Pagan Christianity: Exploring the Roots of our Church Practices, 2012 pg. xxxii-xxxiii