Tag Archives: Testimony

On questions, scientific laws, and brick walls

On Difficult Questions The Prophet Joseph Smith taught that “by proving contraries, truth is made manifest” (HC 6:248). To “study it out in your mind” is often a prerequisite to heavenly assistance (D&C 9:8), and communication from God may sometimes be … 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 Parable of Two Lamps

Among the material things of the past,—things that I treasure for sweet memory’s sake and because of pleasant association in by-gone days,—is a lamp. It is of the Argand type, commonly known in the day of its popularity as the … Continue reading

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Raised from the dead: A story of faith, by Mrs. Leon F. Liddell

This story, titled “The Open Grave – A story of faith” was published in the Church News on 16 May 1948. Accompanying the article written by Mrs. Leon F. Liddell was a photograph of the Eti Teo family posed with … Continue reading

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It is not always not knowing that gets in our way

Some days ago I spent some time with a young man who was troubled. He did not like the way our Father in heaven was running the world. He said, “We need to know more.” Well, I agreed with him. … 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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