CREATION (Teachings of Joseph Smith)  

Spirits Were Not Created — Willard Richards (Between circa June 26 and circa August 4, 1839) The Spirit of Man is not a created being; it existed from Eternity & will exist to Eternity. Any thing created cannot be Eternal & earth, water &c—all these had their existence in an elementary state from Eternity. Discourse, […]

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CURSINGS (Teachings of Joseph Smith)  

Curse on Adulters, Fornicators, Unvirtuous, and Exploiters — History of the Church (April 10, 1842) I preached in the grove, and pronounced a curse upon all Adulterers and Fornicators, and unvirtuous persons and those who have made use of my name to carry on their iniquitous designs. History, 1838–1856, volume C-1, p. 1316, The Joseph […]

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CREEDS (Teachings of Joseph Smith)  

Limitations of Religious Creeds — Willard Richards (October 15, 1843) I cannot beleive in any of the creeds of the diffent denominatin. because they all have some things in thm I cannot subscribe to though all of them have some thruth. but I want to come up into the presence of Good & learn all […]

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CHARITY (Teachings of Joseph Smith)

Rich Men Are to Feed the Poor — Willard Richards (October 15, 1843) wo to ye rich men. give to the poor. & then come and ask me for bread. away with all your meanness & be liberal wee need purging. Discourse, 15 October 1843, as Reported by Willard Richards, p. 134, The Joseph Smith […]

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COVENANT (Teachings of Joseph Smith)

Covenant Sealing on Forehead in Rev 7:3 Explained — Franklin D. Richards (August 13, 1843) What is the seal spoken of in Rev 7— 3 find it out if you can I will not reveal it now but will drop an idea that I have never revealed concerning Election connected with the sealing of the […]

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CALLINGS (Teachings of Joseph Smith)

Members Instructed to Patiently Magnify Their Callings — Nauvoo Relief Society Minutes (April 28, 1842) He continued to read the Chap and give instructions respecting the different offices, and the necessity of every individual acting in the sphere allotted him or her; and filling the several offices to which they were appointed — Spoke of […]

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