It is a fact that God lives. It is a fact that Jesus Christ was and is a divine being. It is a fact that the Father and the Son appeared to Joseph Smith in the Sacred Grove. It is a fact that Joseph Smith was a prophet of God. It is a fact that God revealed his will through his prophets in biblical days, and that he does so today.
The script for this drama was written before the world began. The script writer has revealed clues about future scenes to individuals who have shared them with all who would listen. – Royden G. Derrick, “Valiance in the Drama of Life,” Ensign (CR) May 1983