Was Zion’s Camp a Failure?

 The saints in Jackson County, Missouri, experienced severe persecution in 1833.  They were driven from their homes and forced across the Missouri River into Clay County.  Joseph Smith received assurances from the Governor that if the saints raised an army to help the Missouri militias, the saints would be restored to their land.  Based on … Continue reading Was Zion’s Camp a Failure?

LDS Missionary “Seals” a Large City to “Damnation” After Preaching Just One Day

Background: Mission of the Twelve to Britain In July 1838, the Prophet Joseph Smith received a revelation calling the Twelve Apostles to serve a mission together in Britain. (D&C 118) They were to gather and leave from Far West, Missouri on April 26, 1839. Those who accepted the call included: Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, … Continue reading LDS Missionary “Seals” a Large City to “Damnation” After Preaching Just One Day

Raised from the Dead: Lorenzo Snow and Ella Jensen

The Miracle of Raising the Dead The miracle of raising the dead is one of the most exceptional and sacred miracles.  During his mortal ministry Jesus raised several people from the dead, including, the daughter of Jairus (Mark 5: 22-42), the widow’s son in Nain (Luke 7: 11-17), and Lazarus (John 11: 1-46).  Of course, … Continue reading Raised from the Dead: Lorenzo Snow and Ella Jensen

Raised from the Dead: Wilford and Phoebe Woodruff

The miracle of raising the dead is one of the rarest and sacred miracles.  During his mortal ministry Jesus raised several people from the dead. Of course, these miracles foreshadowed the greatest miracle of the universal resurrection. Christ also promised that his prophets and apostles would also have the power to raise the dead. Here … Continue reading Raised from the Dead: Wilford and Phoebe Woodruff

Christ’s Church is Built Upon the Foundation of Twelve Apostles

Christ's church is founded on Twelve Apostles Jesus Christ organized an official church when he lived among men. The church had a formal structure, and was built upon the “foundation” of twelve apostles. (Eph. 2:19-20)  To his twelve apostles, Jesus said, “Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that … Continue reading Christ’s Church is Built Upon the Foundation of Twelve Apostles