Tag Archives: Satan

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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Newel Knight’s experience with the Adversary

Devil Cast Out of Newel Knight Joseph Smith During this month of April [1830] I went on a visit to the residence of Mr. Joseph Knight, of Colesville, Broom co. N. Y., with whom and his family I had been … 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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Satan in the spirit World

Heber C. Kimball and Wilford Woodruff’s account of apostolic confrontation with evil spirits in Preston, England Satan has power on earth only as individual persons give it to him by succumbing to his temptations (Teaching of the Prophet Joseph Smith, … 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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