"If we draw near unto the Lord with our lips and our hearts are far from Him," explained Elder George Q. Cannon, "then we are hypocrites. If we profess to be Latter-day Saints and have an outward semblance of religion, while in reality our lives do not correspond with our professions, then we are hypocrites—we are guilty of hypocrisy before the Lord, and His anger will be kindled against us" (Deseret News, June 1, 1889, 710).
Yes. Like Stephen, who looked into heaven and saw Jesus Christ "standing on the right hand of God" (see Acts 7:55–56), Joseph Smith saw "two Personages." The Father spoke, saying, "This is My Beloved Son. Hear Him!" (Joseph Smith—History 1:17).