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Revelation 12 – The Woman Flees Into the Wilderness

This excerpt from Mike Wilcox’s book “Who shall be able to stand: Finding personal meaning in the Book of Revelation” is just pure gold. He is a brilliant writer, if you haven’t read anything by him, you need to go … Continue reading

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John 20:22 He Breathed on Them

John 20:22 “He breathed on them” President Harold B. Lee said the following about this statement: “He ‘breathed on them and said unto them, receive ye the Holy Ghost,’ (John 20:22) which in all likelihood was the confirmation and the commission … 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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I Was Prompted What to Say

This story is one of many inspiring stories from the book Faith in the Service:  Inspirational Stories from LDS Servicemen and Servicewomen, compiled by Chad S. Hawkins and published by Deseret Book.  This story comes from First Sergeant David Fillmore … Continue reading

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Amanda Barnes Smith’s experience at Haun’s Mill

Amanda Barnes Smith Amanda Barnes Smith 1809-1886 Amanda Smith, a woman of great faith and a survivor of the Haun’s Mill massacre, was born Feb. 22, 1809, in the town of Becket, Beckshire county, Mass., daughter of Ezekiel and Fannie … 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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Joseph Smith translated the Book of Mormon with a seerstone

I wanted to put together some historical accounts that show that Joseph Smith used a seer stone in his translation of The Book of Mormon. This page shows accounts of some of the people close to Joseph (specifically Emma Smith, … Continue reading

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