Deciphering Shorthand - Church History
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This effect is also seen in an undated, lost painting from circa 1925 that depicts the appearance of the angel Moroni to Joseph Smith. Conversion. Conversion. On June 10, 1924, Joseph Paul Vorst was baptized a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Lost Sermons - history.lds.org
Lost Sermons Hundreds of early Latter-day Saint sermons have remained unknown for more than a century because they were taken down in shorthand. Read excerpts from these previously unpublished sermons as transcribed by shorthand specialist LaJean Purcell Carruth.
Lorenzo Snow, April 4, 1866 - Church History
Lorenzo Snow, April 4, 1866 Sermon on Our Divine Potential. ... Learn more about our Lost Sermons editorial method. Learn More. Parley P. Pratt, October 31, 1852. Report of His Mission to Chile. Erastus Snow, February 20, 1853. Recollections of the Danish Mission and Teachings on Zion.
Brigham Young, September 23, 1852 - Church History
Sermon at the Funeral of Mary Fielding Smith Transcribed by LaJean Purcell Carruth 28 April 2013 The transcription begins with the following explanation of the setting for this address: “September 23, a company of friends met at President Kimball's to perform their last duties to Sister Mary Smith who departed this life on Wednesday 22 instant at half past 5 p.m. President Young present.
Heber C. Kimball, October 7, 1853 - Church History
Bracketed insertions in this sermon marked with an asterisk [*] are based on a longhand transcript George D. Watt produced but did not publish in the Journal of Discourses. The full transcription of this sermon is available to read via the Church History Catalog. Learn more about our Lost Sermons editorial method. Learn More
A Bit of Old String - Church History Museum
The details of the translation process are lost to history, obscured by time and Joseph Smith’s guarded reverence for what he considered a sacred endeavor. Even less is known about the particulars of how Oliver Cowdery and others cared for the manuscript.
Milo Andrus, July 17, 1853 - Church History Museum
Milo Andrus was nineteen years old when joined the Church in 1833. When he gave this sermon, he was thirty-nine years old and had been a member of Zion's Camp, served missions in Ohio, New York, and England, and led a company of two hundred across the plains to Salt Lake. On Being Called to Speak
Erastus Snow, February 20, 1853 - Church History Museum
Erastus Snow, February 20, 1853 Recollections of the Danish Mission and Teachings on Zion. Transcribed by LaJean Purcell Carruth 4 October 2013. ... But as I am called upon, I will endeavor to occupy the time to the best of my ability, according to the grace of God [which] shall be bestowed upon me—and I desire of my brethren and sisters ...
Wilford Woodruff, January 9, 1864 - Church History
Wilford Woodruff, January 9, 1864 Sermon to the Saints in Farmington. Transcribed by LaJean Purcell Carruth 1 March 2013. ... “ The kingdom of God is given… in all its glory, beauty, power, organization, priesthood, ordinances, and administration unto the children of men in our day and generation. I say it is one of greatest blessings ever ...