How does Jesus Christ speak to prophets?

From “The Doctrine of Christ,” Ensign or Liahona, May 2012, 86–90.

D. Todd Christofferson
The members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles are special witnesses of Jesus Christ.
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Clockwise from top left: The First Vision, by John Scott © IRI; Joseph Smith Receiving the Plates, by Kenneth Riley © IRI; photograph by David William Newman © IRI; photograph by Busath Photography; Enos Praying, by Robert T. Barrett, © IRI

He may send a messenger or appear in His own person.

He may speak by His own voice or by the voice of the Holy Ghost.

He may speak to His servants individually, or He may speak to them as they counsel together.