What do we learn about Book of Mormon geography from Joseph Smith and the story of Zelph? Is the Zelph account authentic? Watch the first LDS101 video exploring the Zion’s Camp Zelph history and it’s relation to Book of Mormon geography.
Sermon delivered at the funeral of King Follett held at the General Conference of the Church at Nauvoo, Ill. on Sunday Afternoon April 7, 1844 Sources: Joseph Smith diary (Willard Richards), Samuel W. Richards record, Thomas Bullock report, Wilford Woodruff journal, William Clayton report, George Laub record and Thomas Bullock’s official conference minutes compiled from […]
Inspiring Stories Heavenly Visitations Visions By F. T. Pomeroy, of Mesa, Arizona In the Pomeroy History, a footnote listed Richimir II as a descendant of Antenor, the King of the Cimmerians, who lived on the Black Sea, so in setting them down in my Temple Record, I left several lines between the two names and […]
A comparison of nine different accounts of the First Vision
A documentary about the life of Howard W. Hunter and his dedication of service and honor to God.
Born on August 4, 1899, in Whitney, Idaho, Ezra Taft Benson learned early the principle of hard work on the family farm. He served a mission to Great Britain and after his return was married to his sweetheart, Flora Amussen, in 1926. He received his education in agriculture and went on to hold many important […]
Wayne May During the “Zion’s Camp March” of 1834 the men dug into a burial mound overlooking the Illinois river where they found the skeleton of an ancient warrior. Joseph Smith received a revelation that his name was Zelph. Wayne May tells the full account in this clip taken from the DVD “Book of Mormon […]
Associated Locations: Laie Hawaii Temple, Honolulu, Hawaii Associated Dates: November 27, 1919 – Dedicated I was just saying, brethren and sisters (Brother Woolley had finished speaking to the Saints in the Hawaiian language), that this land, the land of Laie, was one of the cities of refuge in olden times and I was telling them that […]
Associated Locations: St. George, Utah Associated Dates: April 6, 1877 – Dedication Providential Importance in History “I am going to bear my testimony to this assembly, if I never do it again in my life, that those men who laid the foundation of this American Government and signed the Declaration of Independence were the best […]
(Description from IMDB) As part of the Willie Handcart Company, Levi Savage (Jasen Wade) feared that leaving late in the season would lead to despair and death. What he came to find out is that for every tragedy, there is a multitude of miracles.
Video production of the Zion’s Camp March produced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
“Windows at Liberty” is a unique painting of the Prophet Joseph Smith’s experience in Liberty Jail by Andrew Knaupp.
Paul Thomas Smith, author and former Church History Instructor, shares some of his thoughts and insights concerning Alvin, the older brother of Joseph Smith. Associated Locations: Tunbridge, Vermont – Birthplace Associated Dates: February 11, 1798 – Born 19 November 1823 – Death
Associated Locations: Near Carthage Jail, Illinois Associated Dates: 30 July 1844 – Samuel Smith death Samuel Smith was the third martyr of Carthage Jail. Paul Thomas Smith, an author and former church history instructor, shares some of his thoughts and impressions concerning the life of Samuel H. Smith, the brother of Joseph Smith.
Associated Locations: Carthage Jail, Carthage, Illinois – Location of martyrdom Associated Dates: June 27, 1844 – Joseph Smith martyred Was Joseph Smith really a martyr? For more information about this painting, please visit this link.