Food and supplies from the Bishops’ Central Storehouse of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have been sent to remote areas of the Navajo Nation Reservation to assist the elderly during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the calling of nine new General Authority Seventies, a new Young Men general presidency and 58 Area Seventies during the Saturday afternoon session of the 190th Annual General Conference.
During Sunday morning’s General Conference, the entire, worldwide membership of the Church was invited in a Solemn Assembly to join their many millions of voices together in one sacred Hosanna shout that would spiritually ring across the globe. But how many knew the full significance of what they were participating in?
Only 12 days have elapsed since the Church announced the temporary closing of temples all around the world, yet to a temple-going people this feels like a stark era. Nevertheless, as President Russell M. Nelson stood to give his closing remarks he announced the building of eight new temples, including two unprecedented ones.
General Conference this past weekend consisted of a series of stunners, not the least of which were the Bicentennial Proclamation to the World and an apostolic blessing directly from President Russell M. Nelson. Only five other proclamations have been issued since the Church's founding.
Drawing from both cutting-edge and pioneering academic literature on the topic, the Joseph Smith–History Insights highlight the extant primary and secondhand accounts of the Prophet’s First Vision, explore its historical and literary context, and probe its theological importance.