Tag Archive: stories from church history

Expectations of Prophets

See also: The Nature of Prophets and Prophecy On the Fallibility of Inspired Human Leaders or What are your Expectations of Prophets? By Jeff Lindsay (accessed 5.16.16 from http://www.jefflindsay.com/fallible.shtml ) Fallible Prophets–A Scriptural Truth Many critics of the Church, and … Continue reading

Raised from the dead: A story of faith, by Mrs. Leon F. Liddell

This story, titled “The Open Grave – A story of faith” was published in the Church News on 16 May 1948. Accompanying the article written by Mrs. Leon F. Liddell was a photograph of the Eti Teo family posed with … Continue reading

Joseph Smith translated the Book of Mormon with a seerstone

I wanted to put together some historical accounts that show that Joseph Smith used a seer stone in his translation of The Book of Mormon. This page shows accounts of some of the people close to Joseph (specifically Emma Smith, … Continue reading

Joseph Smith translated the plates with the Urim and Thummim

I wanted to put together some historical accounts that show that Joseph Smith used the Urim and Thummim in his translation of The Book of Mormon. This page shows accounts of those that were close to the prophet stating that … Continue reading

The box was filled with tinker toys

When I first read this story from Elder Burton, I first thought of the translation of the Book of Mormon. A simple stone in the hands of the an average person is just that – a stone. The Lord provided … Continue reading

Experience with President Harold B. Lee

The following is an excerpt from Elder Nelson’s autobiography. He relates an experience where he saw President Harold B. Lee following his passing. I learned about his (President Harold B. Lee) passing while I was home playing games with the … Continue reading

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