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Joseph F. Smith’s Vision

Prophet Joseph F. Smith was the sixth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. At the end of his life he was very sick, and he the veil was very thin for him. A couple months before his death he had a dream, or a vision, about what between the death of […]

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Prophet George Albert Smith

George Albert Smith was born in 1870 to John Henry Smith and Sarah Farr Smith in Salt Lake City Utah. George Albert Smith was the fourth generation of his family to serve as a General Authority! He and his father, John Henry Smith, served in the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles at the same time! […]

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Emmeline B. Wells Seeing the Savior

Emmeline B. Wells was a powerhouse for women in the early history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints(you can read more about Emmeline here). She was a writer, an editor and later in life she became the General Relief Society President. This excerpt came from an interview Emmeline did with Ethel C. […]

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Lorenzo Snow Seeing Christ in the Salt Lake Temple

Lorenzo Snow was the president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, when the Prophet Wilford Woodruff's health was declining. Lorenzo was anxious about taking on the responsibility of being the Prophet. Lorenzo pled with the Lord to lengthen the life of Wilford Woodruff. Hoping to get an answer to his prayer Lorenzo went to […]

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Prophet John Taylor

-John Taylor became the third prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints when he was 71 years old. Brigham Young died three years before John Taylor was sustained as president of the Church. -John Taylor was born in Milnthorpe, England. He is the only latter-day prophet that was born outside of the […]

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Who is Brigham Young

Brigham Young was born June 1, 1801 in Whitingham, Vermont. He was the ninth child of John Young and Abigail(Nabby) Howe. Brighams family was a very poor farming family and had very little formal education. His mother taught him how to read and write. When Brigham was fourteen years old his mom died of tuberculosis. […]

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Get to know Prophet Harold B. Lee

-Harold B. Lee was the 11th prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He was prophet from 1972-1973. -Herald was born in a small town called Clifton, Idaho. Clifton, Idaho is a small farming community just north of Cache Valley. He was born March 28, 1899. -President Lee attended school at the […]

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Fun Facts about the Salt Lake Temple-(Closed for Renovation-reopening date 2025)

-The Salt Lake Temple is the 4th dedicated Temple in operation, and the fourth in Utah, though it was started before the other Pioneer temples were started(St. George, Manti and Logan). Groundbreaking in 1853 by Brigham Young and dedicated in April 6-24 1893 by Wilford Woodruff. The Salt Lake Temple was dedicated three years before […]

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