Quotes on Dreams

As with other visions, inspired dreams foretell future events (Gen. 37:5; 40:5, 8; 41:15); the Lord appears to men in dreams (Gen. 28:10-22; 31:24; 1 Kings 3:5; 1 Ne. 2:1-2; 3:2); angels appear and minister to faithful persons in their dreams (Gen. 31:11; Matt. 1:20; 2:13, 19); prophetic warnings are given by this means (Ether 9:3) and symbolic representations portrayed in dreams teach marvelous truths. (1 Ne. 8; 9; 10; 15:21) Inspired dreams are the fruit of faith; they are not given to apostate peoples.  (1 Sam. 20:6, 15.)  — Elder Bruce R. McConkie, Mormon Doctrine, 2d ed., p.208