When Marie Madeleine Cardon was 5 or 6 years old, she had the following dream which prepared her and her family to receive the Restored Gospel when missionaries later visited the Alps.
The legendary search for the Holy Grail has resonated with millions for centuries! What is the Holy Grail, and why is this legendary symbol important to the lives of Joseph Smith and the Son of God? Was Jesus Christ married and did He have children? Discover your own heritage in a way you may have never imagined!
Who are the two prophets in Revelation 11? The two messengers who lie dead in the great city? An assassination by enemies, a forbidden burial by persecutors, and bodies lying in the street for three and a half days are only a few of the clues found in scripture revealing their identity. The two prophets have generally been shrouded in mystery . . . until now.
Kerry Muhlestein is a professor of ancient scripture at Brigham Young University. PhD in Egyptology at UCLA in 2003.
- Manti, Utah
- May 21, 1888 – Dedicated
Providential Importance in History
Franklin D. Richards“When we dedicated the Temple at Manti, many of the brethren and sisters saw the presence of spiritual beings, discernible only by the inward eye. The Prophets Joseph, Hyrum, Brigham and various other Apostles that have gone were seen and not only this, but the ears of many of the faithful were touched, and they heard the music of the heavenly choir.”
- Temple Lot, Independence, Missouri
Providential Importance in HistoryIndependence, Jackson County, Missouri is the location of the Garden of Eden.The location of the Garden of Eden in America, and at Independence, Missouri, clears up many a problem which the Bible account of Eden and its garden has left in the minds of students. On July 20, 1831 the Lord revealed to the Prophet Joseph Smith that Independence, Missouri was the site for the city of Zion (the New Jerusalem)see D&C 57; A of F 1:10. The Independence Temple was the first temple commanded to be built in this dispensation. However, because of persecution, the temple was never built. Prior to the Second Coming of Jesus Christ, a magnificent edifice—the New Jerusalem Temple—will be erected on the location of the Temple Lot.
The For Our Day documentary series explores the prophetic parallels in the Book of Mormon referencing statements from latter-day prophets of God and the Standard Works. For Our Day: Divinely Sanctioned Governments compares the Nephite and Latter-day governments of liberty.
“It is held by some that Adam was not the first man upon this earth, and that the original human being was a development from lower orders of the animal creation. These, however, are the theories of men. The word of the Lord declares that Adam was the first man of all men, and we are therefore in duty bound to regard him as the primal parent of our race.”Related events:
- 17 Oct 4070 BC – birth of Adam
- Salt Lake, Utah
- April 6, 1893 – Dedication date