Levi Hancock Journal: “All the Good I Can”
At the beginning of his journey, in August 1846, Levi Hancock wrote, “The Lord is good and merciful. He has shown himself so to me. Let me ever praise him and do all the good I can for his kingdom.” 1 At the time he wrote this, he had already done much to prove his commitment to serving the Lord.
Elizabeth Sermon - Church History Museum
Elizabeth Sermon Journal Entry: Devils Gate. ... My faith was in my Heavenly Father. I never lost that faith in Him. It is as sweet today to trust and my prayer is, may I always trust Him. He is a friend that has never failed" (as quoted in Journal of the Trail, ed. Stwart E. Glzier and Robert S. Clark, ...
Seeking God’s Truth - Church History
“The kingdom of God on earth is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (D&C 65). The purpose of the Church is to prepare its members to live forever in the celestial kingdom or kingdom of heaven” (Guide to the Scriptures, “Kingdom of God or Kingdom of Heaven,” scriptures.ChurchofJesusChrist.org).
Tell Me the Stories of Jesus
Tell Me the Stories of Jesus. The purpose of the International Art Competition, now in its 10th iteration, is to showcase the breadth and diversity of Latter-day Saint cultural production and to make manifest the various styles, techniques, media, and voices of Mormon art.
Friend of Man
The Lord spoke to the boy prophet in the Sacred Grove and said, “Joseph, my son, thy sins are forgiven thee.” 1 Thus blessed by the Atonement of Jesus Christ, Joseph Smith extended that godly trait of forgiveness to others. “Ever keep in exercise the principle of mercy,” he taught, “and be ready to forgive our brother on the first intimations of repentance, and asking forgiveness ...
Foundations of Faith Treasures from the Historical ...
“Behold, there shall be a record kept among you” (Doctrine and Covenants 21:1). Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints build the foundations of their faith on Jesus Christ and the testimonies of His apostles and prophets. From its organization in 1830 to the present day, the Church has kept records of its history to help each generation see the hand of God and remember ...
Harmony Revelations: Priesthood Restoration Site Visitors ...
Newel and Sally Knight were among the first to learn of the revelation from the Lord reminding the Saints to put on the whole armor of God by living up to the covenants they had made (D&C 27:15–18).This counsel strengthened them and other Colesville Saints as they later moved from New York to Ohio and Missouri.
The Book of Mormon
The coming forth of the Book of Mormon, foretold by ancient prophets, began with an angelic visitation in 1823 to 17-year-old Joseph Smith. Seven years later, in 1830, this scriptural canon of the Latter-day Saints was published for the world. “The Book of Mormon [is] the most correct of any book on earth,” Joseph Smith stated, “and the keystone of our religion.” These scriptures ...
Priesthood Restoration Site
An account of God's dealings with the people of the American continents from about 2,200 years before the birth of Jesus Christ to 421 years after the death of Jesus Christ. It was translated from gold plates by Joseph Smith and contains the fulness of the gospel (Gospel Principles, 377).
The Book of Mormon
By the power of God I translated the Book of Mormon from hieroglyphics, the knowledge of which was lost to the world, in which wonderful event I stood alone, an unlearned youth, to combat the worldly wisdom and multiplied ignorance of eighteen centuries, with a new revelation. (History of the Church, 6:74.)