The Apostle John the Beloved presents a humble yet powerful witness of the Savior in the Gospel of John. Wilford Woodruff, fourth President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, also knew the value of testifying.
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Where is the exact spot Joseph Smith was born? Where did he grow up? How did his early life and setting prepare him to become the Prophet of the Restoration? Join professor Casey Griffiths in this travel video, as he explores the early sites of the Prophet’s life.
Nothing was particularly auspicious about the birth of Joseph Smith, nor would anyone have noted anything special about his family. Still, as obscure, backwoods, and freezing as this birth was, the Lord sent in disguise there the mighty head of the dispensation of the fulness of times.
Today’s prophets and apostles continue the work of salvation that was initiated by prophets of the past like Malachi, Elijah, and Moroni. Under the Lord’s direction, they oversee continuity amid change. And it all comes back to this crucial element of the restoration to which they were central.
‘Complicated euphoria’: Historians, archivist tell about finding new records for the Joseph Smith Papers
‘I had a mixture of shock, surprise, I started crying and then I started laughing,’ one archivist said.
Hugh Nibley was a pivotal influence on my early life and subsequent direction—and not only on mine. He was one of a kind. “Don't be like anybody else,” he famously said. “Be different. Then you can make a contribution. Otherwise, you just echo something; you're just a reflection.”
Decades of research completed for past general presidents of the Relief Society.