Difficulties in the Church led to the revelations known as Doctrine and Covenants 111 – 114. First, the Church was in financial trouble but the Lord brought peace to Joseph while traveling to Salem, Massachusetts. Then, with the ongoing troubles in Missouri, the President of the Quorum of the Twelve seeks to know how he can best serve in His calling. These Sections remind us that despite worldly cares, problems, and the disheartening choices of others, the Lord remains in control and His work will still fill the Earth.
The Kirtland Temple is dedicated! After years of sacrifice, hope, and faith, the Saints attend the dedicatory services of the Kirtland Temple where many witness divine manifestations throughout the service. Later, as recorded in Section 110, the Savior appears and accepts the dedication. Three ancient apostles also appear to confer the Keys of the Priesthood. Now, all of Heavenly Father’s children can be recipients of his eternal blessings.
The fascinating stories of Warren Cowdery and Lyman Sherman. Along with some interesting “firsts” that happened in Kirtland.
This week in Beyond Come Follow Me, I tell the story of Zion’s Camp. Only with Heaven’s help, and many miracles, was this band of rescuers even able to make the journey to Missouri. Once there, the Lord taught them lessons that are as applicable, if not more so, today then even to those Saints in the 1830’s. This is Part 2 of the Missouri story.
Part 1 of the Missouri Story. Here, I share with you stories from Church History pertaining to the troubles in Jackson County, Missouri.