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YHOMY - If all of the prophets have fruits can you enumerate that fruit of all the prophet from adam down to Thomas S. Monson..
JOEL - What you ask for would require the writing of a very large book which I don't really have the time for and which others have already done.
It was of course Jesus who gave us this advise in the first place:
"Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.
Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles?
Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.
A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.
Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.
Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them." (Matthew 7:15-20.)
So the very fact that He said that means that it absolutely applies to the prophets of his day, the prophets of the OT, and those of our day. However, the only source we have for knowing the fruits of the Old Testament prophets would be in the scriptures which does not always go into a lot of detail.
Generally speaking there are some fruits that are shared by all the OT and Book of Mormon prophets:
Prophesying of the coming of Christ
Prophesying of other future events
Declaring word of god through scriptures
Communicating with god
Interpreting dreams and visions
Being the spiritual leaders for their time
Providing commandments and doctrines
Holding authority from god to perform ordinances and passing on that authority
Serving as heads of dispensations of the gospel
Some specific examples of just a few OT prophet fruits are:
Adam - father of human race, ordinance of sacrifice, named all creatures,
Noah - propheseid of coming destruction, saved human race and animals from complete extinction
Moses - freeing israelists from bondage, plagues of egypt, 10 commandments, wrote first 5 books of OT
Joshua - led Israel into the promised land
Enoch - Because of his own righteousness and the power of his witness, Enoch established a society of the pure in heart, the result of which caused the entire population of his city to be translated.
Elijah - Gave keys of priesthood to Peter, James, and John on the Mount of Transfiguration
Abraham - Father of many nations
Of course all the Apostles in the New Testament would be considered prophets who brought forth their own fruits.
In addition to the characteristics above our latter-day prophets are often identified for their emphasis on a particular fruit such as, restoration of Christ's church organization and authority, knowledge of the nature of God and salvation of man, building cities, missionary work, temple building, family stability, new scriptures, new revelations,
humanitarian relief, as well as leadership in regards to the current problems and challenges that face the saints of their time.
Many books have been written describing the fruits of our latter-day prophets which can be purchased at Deseret Book, or can be found in the Church magazines which have been published throughout the years of Church history.
Each year we take an entire year in church classes to study the fruits of just one of the latter-day prophets.