Category Archives: Suffering

John 19:25-26 – John, take care of my mother!

John 19:25-26 Jesus instructs John to care for his mother I love this passage, for it shows the true nature of the Savior Jesus Christ. He loved his mother, and in his dying moments, he was concerned for her. He … Continue reading

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William Huntington raised from the dead by Joseph Smith in Nauvoo

Raising William Huntington from the Dead As related by Levi Curtis About the month of August, 1856, William D. Huntington and I went into Hobble Creek Canyon to get a tree or log suitable for making drums. After we had … Continue reading

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Brigham Young’s October 1856 Address

Brigham Young’s address to the Saints October 5, 1856 When Brigham Young heard that the many of the Saints who left with handcarts had left late in the season and that snows were coming early that year in 1856, he … Continue reading

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Joseph W.B. Johnson – A Modern Day Miracle

Steadfast African Pioneer 1999 By Dale LeBaron, as found on LDS.org See also: Our Heritage – A People Prepared: Joseph W. “Billy” Johnson  “As a young man, I started searching for spiritual peace,” says Joseph Johnson of his early religious … Continue reading

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The miracle of the seagulls and the “States Goods Prophecy”

The miracle of the seagulls and the “States Goods Prophecy” Now came a series of trials differing from anything the Saints had yet experienced. Indeed, it seemed as if they were fated to literally “endure all things,” and like the … Continue reading

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Examining the Enemy

Major Michael Duncan Jones U.S. Army Afghanistan, September 2004–February 2005 In addition to serving as brigade flight surgeon on Bagram Air Base, I also worked in the base hospital’s emergency room and as the physician for the detainee facility. There … Continue reading

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Another Zion’s Camp?

First Lieutenant David DeMille U.S. Army Afghanistan, March 2006–March 2007 One time our convoy was out on night patrol. We stopped by what was known as a “district center.” The district center compound was the location of the area’s main … Continue reading

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