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July 24, 2021

Remembering the Exodus from Nauvoo

It was a miserable day, February 4, 1846, when Charles Shumway led the first group of refugees with their sagging wagonloads down to the Mississippi River. Soon, in a miracle the Saints would always remember and recount, the river would freeze to let a wave of refugees across. Between February 8 and February 16, nearly five hundred families would leave, their rickety wagons waiting in a line down Parley Street for their turn at the ferry.

Breaking News

Come, Follow Me Podcast #31: “The Power of Godliness”, Doctrine and Covenants 84

Could the missionaries currently serving in Nauvoo be a testimony to the fulfillment of promises given by the Lord in Section 84 of the Doctrine and Covenants?

Your Hardest Family Question: Should I rush into trusting my husband again?

My husband has betrayed me in countless ways over the years and we’re trying to work things out. However, he’s trying to force me to trust him sooner than I’m ready. I don’t know how to explain to him that when someone lies and lies, the other person can't just trust. Or am I wrong?

Hidden Things: The Pioneers that Rounded the Horn of South America to Get to the Salt Lake Valley

On February 4, 1846, the very same day the first saints left Nauvoo, a ship known as the Brooklyn set sail out of New York Harbor. It was a cargo ship that had been chartered to carry 70 men, 68 women, and 100 children—238 passengers total—on a voyage that would ultimately total 24,000 miles and take nearly six months.



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Come, Follow Me Podcast #31: “The Power of Godliness”, Doctrine and Covenants 84

Could the missionaries currently serving in Nauvoo be a testimony to the fulfillment of promises given by the Lord in Section 84 of the Doctrine and Covenants?

Your Hardest Family Question: Should I rush into trusting my husband again?

My husband has betrayed me in countless ways over the years and we’re trying to work things out. However, he’s trying to force me to trust him sooner than I’m ready. I don’t know how to explain to him that when someone lies and lies, the other person can't just trust. Or am I wrong?

Hidden Things: The Pioneers that Rounded the Horn of South America to Get to the Salt Lake Valley

On February 4, 1846, the very same day the first saints left Nauvoo, a ship known as the Brooklyn set sail out of New York Harbor. It was a cargo ship that had been chartered to carry 70 men, 68 women, and 100 children—238 passengers total—on a voyage that would ultimately total 24,000 miles and take nearly six months.

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