“The men and women who desire to obtain seats in the Celestial Kingdom will find that they must battle with the enemy of all righteousness every day. Let us see to it that we are ready for the enemy to baffle him at every point, contending bravely against him until he is successfully repulsed.” (Brigham Young) [Read more…]
On the night of September 21, 1823, Joseph Smith knelt by his bed and began to pray. A light suddenly filled his bedroom and he saw Moroni, a resurrected Book of Mormon prophet. Moroni told Joseph that a book buried nearby contained the “fullness of the everlasting Gospel as delivered by the Savior.” This night would change the world forever. [Read more…]
Joseph F. Smith once said, “One of the greatest sins of which the inhabitants of the earth are guilty today, is the sin of ingratitude” (in Journal of Discourses, 25:52). Lehi taught that there can not be a sin unless there is first a commandment. Based on the statements of these two prophets, we should conclude that it is a commandment to be thankful. [Read more…]
Here are six stories about the translation of the Book of Mormon you may not be familiar with. [Read more…]
The Savior’s words as recorded in Doctrine and Covenants 27: 5 said, “…Moroni, whom I have sent unto you to reveal the Book of Mormon, containing the fullness of my everlasting gospel, to whom I have committed the keys of the record of the stick of Ephraim”.
Seventeen individuals have been identified through documented accounts to have been visited by the angel Moroni. [Read more…]