I’ll take you from the First Vision to Carthage Jail in one hour, giving you the chance to see all of Church History in chronological order. I’ll tell the history of the Church in a story-like fashion to keep things entertaining, but to allow you to see how the events of the Restoration fit together.
The story of Artemis Millet is one of the coolest stories in all of Church history. Each of the characters in the story demonstrate perfect faith, obedience, and trust in the Lord to make an impossible task possible.
Solomon Chamberlain was one of the first to gather Israel. In fact, he started preaching the gospel before the gospel had been fully restored. With only the first 64 pages of the Book of Mormon in hand, Solomon preached that a Restoration was beginning to take place.
After Hyrum was murdered in Carthage Jail, his widow gave their some some profound council. Their son, Joseph F. Smith, followed the council of his mother every day for the rest of his life. That council, is as applicable to all of us today as it was then to a grieving six year old boy in Nauvoo.