Kirtland, Ohio

Associated Locations: Kirtland Temple Associated Dates: March 27, 1836 – Dedication April 3, 1836 – Savior appears to Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery in the Kirtland Temple Providential Importance in History Although the Kirtland, Ohio area is holy ground, the Kirtland period is one of the least-understood locations of Church history. In fact, it has […]

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Wickedness and Destiny of this Earth

Brigham Young (President) We are inhabitants of a world of sin and sorrow; pain and anguish, every ill that can be heaped upon intelligent beings in a probation we are heirs to. I suppose that God never organized an earth and peopled it that was ever reduced to a lower state of darkness, sin and ignorance […]

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John Curran

Associated Locations: Newmarket, County Cork, Ireland – Birthplace Associated Dates: 24 July 1750 – Born John Curran is one of the eminent spirits who appeared to President Wilford Woodruff in the St. George Temple on August 21, 1877. This interesting story is detailed in the Eminent Spirits Appear to Wilford Woodruff wiki. Related events: “Depend upon it, my […]

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Abraham

John Taylor (President) Some people think that [Abraham] was a kind of a shepherd with very few more ideas than a mushroom; that he lived in the dark ages and did not comprehend much; that he was not intelligent and had a species of what we term nowadays “old fogyism.” But if we examine into his […]

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Abrahamic Covenant

Promises of the Abrahamic Covenant Abraham 1:18-19 “I will take thee, to put upon thee my name, even the Priesthood” “Through thy ministry my name shall be known in the earth forever” Abraham 2:6, 9, 11 “A strange land … I will give unto thy seed after thee for an everlasting possession.” “I will … […]

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Abigail Adams

Abigail Adams Born November 11, 1744(1744-11-11) Weymouth, Province of Massachusetts Bay Died October 28, 1818(1818-10-28) (aged 73) Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Spouse John Adams Children Abigail “Nabby” John Quincy Susanna Charles Thomas Elizabeth (stillborn) Father Reverend William Smith Mother Elizabeth Quincy Abigail Adams is one of the eminent spirits who appeared to President Wilford Woodruff in the St. George Temple (Latter-day […]

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New York City, New York

Prophetic Future Doctrine and Covenants 84:114-115 Nevertheless, let the bishop go unto the city of New York, also to the city of Albany, and also to the city of Boston, and warn the people of those cities with the sound of the gospel, with a loud voice, of the desolation and utter abolishment which await […]

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Boston, Massachusetts

Boston is one of the oldest cities in the United States, founded by the Puritans.  It was the location of many major events in the American Revolutionary War including the Boston Massacre, Boston Tea Party and the Battle of Bunker Hill. Prophetic Future Doctrine and Covenants 84:114-115 Nevertheless, let the bishop go unto the city […]

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Robert Burns

Associated Locations: Ayrshire, Scotland Associated Dates: 25 January 1759 – Born Robert Burns is one of the eminent spirits who appeared to President Wilford Woodruff in the St. George Temple (Latter-day Saint, LDS) on August 21, 1877. This interesting story is detailed in the Eminent Spirits Appear to Wilford Woodruff wiki.

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Philip Livingston

Associated Locations: Albany, New York Associated Dates: January 15, 1716 – Born Christ-like Character Sketch Character Sketch from Lives of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, B.J. Lossing, the 1848 original. Among the brilliant names of the Revolutionary era, none shine with a purer lustre, than that of Livingston. Like the name of Wolcott, […]

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Jesus Christ, Titles of

Advocate Webster’s 1828 Dictionary: 3. One who defends, vindicates, or espouses a cause, by argument; one who is friendly to; as, an advocate for peace, or for the oppressed. In scripture, Christ is called an advocate for his people. Doctrine and Covenants 110:4 – “. . . I am your advocate with the Father.” Doctrine […]

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Josiah Bartlett

Associated Locations: Amesbury, Massachusets Associated Dates: November 21, 1729 – Born Life Sketch Character Sketch from Lives of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, B.J. Lossing, the 1848 original. Josiah Bartlett The ancestors of Josiah Bartlett were from Normandy, whence they emigrated to England. The name was conspicuous in English History at an early date. […]

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Baron Justus von Liebig

Baron Justus von Liebig is one of the eminent spirits who appeared to President Wilford Woodruff in the St. George Temple on August 21, 1877. This interesting story is detailed in the Eminent Spirits Appear to Wilford Woodruff wiki. “Prussian-born Justus von Liebig was the greatest chemist of the nineteenth century. He presented a body of knowledge to […]

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Nephite and Lamanite Link to Polynesia

Summary In 1836, the keys to direct the work of gathering the House of Israel were given to Joseph Smith by Moses in the Kirtland Temple (see D&C 110:11).   Seven years later, the first missionaries were sent to the Polynesian islands, and later to Japan. The story of Hagoth in the Book of Mormon, a […]

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Christian Persecution under Severus

Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. Severus, having been recovered from a severe fit of sickness by a Christian, became a great favorer of the Christians in general; but the prejudice and fury of the ignorant multitude prevailing, obsolete laws were put in execution against the Christians. […]

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