Category Archives: Faith

When will Zion be built?

First of all, I appreciate Elder McConkie when he says that when every stake of the Church is built, we are building Zion. He said: Stakes of Zion are also being organized at the ends of the earth. In this … Continue reading

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Emma Smith’s witness of The Book of Mormon

Emma Smith (Wife of Joseph Smith) The plates often lay on the table without any attempt at concealment, wrapped in a small linen tablecloth, which I had given him to fold them in. I once felt of the plates, as … Continue reading

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The Lord Has a Plan For Your Life

The Lord has placed currents of divine influence in your life that will lead you along the individual plan He would have you fulfill here on earth. Seek through the Spirit to identify it and carefully follow that direction that … Continue reading

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The Witnesses of The Book of Mormon

Formal Witneses The Three Witnesses The Eleven Witnesses Informal Witnesses David B. Haight Emma Smith Harrison Burgess John Henry Smith Joseph F. Smith Lorenzo Snow Lucy Mack Smith Mary Whitmer Oscar McConkie William Smith Richard Lloyd Anderson analyzes the witnesses … Continue reading

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Lucy Mack Smith’s witness of The Book of Mormon

The following is an extract from an 1838 letter from Lucy’s neighbor, Sally Parker (a convert), to her relative, Francis Tufts Sally Parker I lived by his mother, and [she] was one of the finest of women–always helping them that … Continue reading

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Harrison Burgess’ witness of The Book of Mormon

Harrison Burgess Harrison Burgess was an early convert to the Church that left this account: I was born September 3rd 1814 in the town of Putnam, Washington County, State of New York. I lived with my parents until I was … Continue reading

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Lorenzo Snow’s witness

President Lorenzo Snow testified on numerous occasions of a marvelous manifestation from the Holy Ghost soon after his baptism. While not going into detail, he used expressive enough language to convey that he had been shown in vision details related … Continue reading

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