It was November 1831, and Joseph Smith and others have convened a conference where the major task was to publish the revelations that had come to Joseph Smith in a new book of scripture. Joseph Smith, of course, had published the Book of Mormon, but publishing his own revelations as scripture? This is new territory.
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The Deseret Mill and Pasta facility in Northern Utah is increasing its production of more than 30 products to help families increase their food storage during times of emergency and to benefit those in need.
Over the years, many articles have been written by historians describing how the pioneer Saints may not have known, at first, exactly where they were to settle, once they left Nauvoo and began their trek west. Church leaders at the time inquired about Texas, California, etc. But the Prophet Joseph Smith learned early on, by revelation, that the Saints were destined to settle in the Salt Lake Valley.
Christ’s personal guidance of Joseph and the Church reached an apex in an upper room of a rural Ohio farmhouse on February 16, 1832—an event so significant and superlative that the Lord, Joseph Smith, and others referred to it as “the vision.”
"We stand on the shoulders of these musical pioneers who created a legacy that has influenced the entire world for good. What an honor it will be to share the joy and peace the music of the choir brings in some of the very places where it all began.”