Category Archives: Testimony

Zebedee Coltrin relates what Joseph Smith taught about the Sacrament

Zebedee Coltrin relates what Joseph Smith taught him regarding the Sacrament The salutation as written in the Doctrine and Covenants [D&C 88:136-141] was carried out at that time, and at every meeting, and the washing of feet was attended to, … 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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Edwin Rushton’s account of the Prophet Joseph Smith

Edwin Rushton meets the Prophet Joseph Smith 1843 Account Told by His Son After sailing from England, our immigrant company reached Nauvoo, April 13, 1843. Father was very anxious to find the members of his family already established there, and … Continue reading

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The Supremacy of the Book of Mormon

A Comparison of Book of Mormon, Bible, and Traditional Teachings on the Doctrines of Salvation Joseph F. McConkie Joseph F. McConkie was an associate professor of ancient scripture at Brigham Young University when this was published. This paper will compare … Continue reading

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Orson Hyde returns

Summer 1838, Orson returned from serving as a missionary in England to Far West, Missouri just as trouble began. Orson was very ill and exhausted. Unable to get out, friends called on him and filled his ears with news of … Continue reading

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The cart before the horse

This is a great story that could go with Alma 12:28-32. In these verses we read that commandments were given to man after the great Plan of Redemption was made known. I have always found it useful to teach commandments … Continue reading

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Trading in a dollar for five dollars

I was out tracting in that city one day and I had been to a particular house several times when the lady of the house said, “Mr. Richards, what are you trying to do, anyway, are you trying to make … Continue reading

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