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"Why 1820" by Hyrum Smith

"Why 1820" by Hyrum Smith at BYU-I devotional Restoration of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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Vision of Robert Mason

Robert Mason was a man who lived in Farmington, Connecticut in the 1800’s. Robert lived in the same town as Wilford Woodruff and taught Wilford and the rest of the community about the true Church of Christ with all the apostles and prophets. Robert was looking for the same Church as the Church of Jesus […]

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Joseph Attacked by a Kirtland Mob

To watch on Youtube click here: https://youtu.be/IZRkiOT4LQ8 To listen on Spotify click here: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/krystine-stephenson/episodes/Joseph-Smiths-Twins--mob-in-Kirtland-e2jn33g The time The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint spent in Kirtland was full of beautiful heavenly manifestations, along with some of the worst evil and apostasy the early Church encountered. One night Joseph stayed up late to take care […]

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Get to know Lucy Mack Smith

Lucy Mack Smith was born in 1776 to the deeply religious home of Solomon Mack and Lydia Gates. They had four children. Lucy married Joseph Smith Sr. In 1796 and they had 10 children: Alvin, Hyrum, Sophronia, Joseph Jr., Samuel, Ephraim, William, Kathrine, Don Carlos, and Lucy. Lucy felt the importance of religion with her […]

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Christopher Columbus Quotes by LDS Leaders

Orson Hyde “Journal of Discourses, Discovery of America by Columbus” Another circumstance I will call your attention to. In the first place, every great enterprise is attended with its difficulties, its hardships, and oppositions, for there must needs be opposition in all things. 2 Ne. 2:11 We are told that in the year 1492 this American continent was […]

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Palmyra New York, Purchasing the Smith Home land, the “Fighting Preacher.”

To listen on Spotify click here: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/krystine-stephenson/episodes/Willard-Bean-and-Palmyra-Land-The-Church-of-Jesus-Christ-of-Latter-day-Saints-e2k2ooj The Smith Family Farm in upstate New York is a very special place for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It was in the grove of trees near the Smith home, where Joseph Smith knelt to pray, asking which of all the churches were […]

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Palmyra, New York Temple Windows are pretty spectacular

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints announced the Palmyra, New York temple would be built in February 1999. When this announcement was made, the members knew this was going to be different than any other temple. The Palmyra Temple is built on the old Smith farm, where the first prophet, Joseph Smith grew […]

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