Tag Archives: Opposition

Joseph Smith rebukes the Devil at the Morley Farm

Joseph Smith rebukes the Devil in Harvey Green and evil spirit in Harvey Whitlock Zebedee Coltrin relates the following: [I] first saw the Prophet Joseph at a prayer meeting at the house of Father Morley. He was then a beardless … Continue reading

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Willard Bean & Rebecca Bean – Missionaries in Palmyra

Willard Bean: Palmyra’s “Fighting Parson” By Vicki Bean Zimmerman accessed from LDS.org on 12.8.16 When Willard Bean and his young bride moved to Palmyra, New York, in the spring of 1915, they were the first Latter-day Saints to live in … Continue reading

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Satan and the Logan Temple President

Temple President Merrill encounters the Devil, who threatens to stop the temple work from being done Logan Temple President Marriner W. Merrill was sitting in his office one morning in the early 1890’s when he heard a commotion outside. Stepping … Continue reading

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Is Satan necessary?

Occasionally I find myself in a conversation with those that ask the question, “Is Satan essential for the Plan of Salvation to work?” While I do not think this question is one of the more vital gospel questions we may … Continue reading

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