Joseph Smith – Death

Diary of Joseph Fielding Source: Joseph Fielding, Diary (1843-1846), Church Archives in “They Might Have Known That He Was Not a Fallen Prophet”–The Nauvoo Journal of Joseph Fielding,” transcribed and edited by Andrew F. Ehat, BYU Studies 19 (Winter 1979). On Monday morning, Joseph, his brother Hyrum, Willard Richards, John Taylor, the only two of […]

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Joseph Smith Translation of the Bible

Joseph Smith restored a literal interpretation, belief and reliance on scripture. Though many in the world today incorrectly believe “Mormons” do not believe in the Bible, every teaching, doctrine and principle of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is firmly rooted in the Bible. In addition to turning our foundation back to scripture, […]

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Ancestry of the Prophet Joseph Smith

Ancestry of Joseph Smith Joseph Smith was born in Sharon, Windsor County, Vermont, December 23, 1805. He was the third son and fourth child of Joseph and Lucy Mack Smith, who had a family of ten children. His parents were of sturdy New England stock, honest, godfearing, industrious, but poor in worldly substance. Joseph Smith […]

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Joseph Smith – Testimonies of

Christ-like Character Traits Greatest Prophet Save Jesus Christ He was a great statesman, philosopher and philanthropist, logician, and last, but not least, the greatest prophet, seer and revelator that ever lived, save Jesus Christ only. Convinced Joseph Smith is Prophet I became perfectly acquainted with the Prophet. I sat at his table frequently, and had […]

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Joseph Smith

Associated Locations: Carthage Jail, Carthage, Illinois – Location where Joseph Smith was martyred Sharon, Vermont – Birthplace Associated Dates: June 27, 1844 – Day of Martyrdom December 23, 1805 – Joseph Smith birth April–June 1829 – Book of Mormon translated December 23, 1805 – Born “I honor and revere the name of Joseph Smith. I […]

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Joseph Smith – Polygamy

Note: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints does not currently practice plural marriage. Please see the revelation on this subject. Inspiring Stories Eliza R. Snow In Nauvoo I first understood that the practice of plural marriage was to be introduced into the Church. The subject was very repugnant to my feelings—so directly was it […]

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Alberta Temple

Alberta Temple It was during the administration of President Joseph F. Smith that Bishop Charles W. Nibley was dispatched to Canada to consider the advisability of erecting a Temple and of selecting the best locations. Four pictures were taken of suggested locations. While making this report, the four pictures were laid before the President who […]

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