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Oliver Cowdery’s Charge to the Twelve Apostles – 1835

Oliver Cowdery’s Charge to the Twelve The following charge was given to the newly called Twelve Apostles by President Oliver Cowdery on 21 February 1835. Dear Brethren—Previous to delivering the charge, I shall read a part of a revelation. It … Continue reading

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Clay and Gold – Inspiration and Incarnation

Scripture is both human and divine First, that in the Bible the divine and human are blended. We must not regard the Bible as an absolutely perfect book in which God is Himself the author using human hands and brains … Continue reading

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Water Miraculously Provided for Zion’s Camp 1834

Zion’s Camp – Water Miraculously Provided Oliver B. Huntington and Zera Cole [In the winter of 1890 Huntington “sat with paper and pencil” and took notes as he listened to Zera Cole give the following account from the march of … Continue reading

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Ella Jensen raised from the dead by Lorenzo Snow

Raised from the Dead This story, true in every particular, shows the fulfillment of a prophecy made upon the head of Lorenzo Snow when he received a patriarchal blessing under the hands of the Prophet’s father, Joseph Smith, Senior. It … 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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Willard Richards’ firsthand account of the martyrdom of Joseph and Hyrum

Willard Richards gives his firsthand account of the martyrdom of Joseph and Hyrum Gives an account of martyrdom of Joseph and Hyrum Smith: Mob approached jail room door; Hyrum struck by musket ball, falls to floor exclaiming “I am a … Continue reading

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Sustaining the Brethren: A Modern Example of Thoughtful Discipleship

I am doing some work with Exodus 16-20 right now and will be posting some thoughts shortly. I find the parallels between the complainers that followed Moses to the events that are happening today to be striking. Even in the … Continue reading

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