Category Archives: Prophets

Joseph Smith rebukes the Devil at the Morley Farm

Joseph Smith rebukes the Devil in Harvey Green and evil spirit in Harvey Whitlock Zebedee Coltrin relates the following: [I] first saw the Prophet Joseph at a prayer meeting at the house of Father Morley. He was then a beardless … Continue reading

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Newel Knight’s experience with the Adversary

Devil Cast Out of Newel Knight Joseph Smith During this month of April [1830] I went on a visit to the residence of Mr. Joseph Knight, of Colesville, Broom co. N. Y., with whom and his family I had been … Continue reading

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Heber C. Kimball Healed in Kirtland 1837

Heber C. Kimball healed by the power of the priesthood While I was in the Kirtland Temple, June 4, 1837, the Prophet Joseph came to me and said, “Brother Heber, the Spirit of the Lord has whispered to me, saying: … Continue reading

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Elijah Fordham raised up by Joseph Smith in Montrose

“Brother Fordham Arose from His Bed” As told by Wilford Woodruff. Before starting on our missions to England, we were under the necessity of settling our families. A place called Commerce, afterwards named Nauvoo, was selected as the place at … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times

Signs of the Times “Our loving Heavenly Father and His Son, Jehovah, with a knowledge of the end from the beginning, opened the heavens and a new dispensation to offset the calamities that They knew would come. The Apostle Paul … Continue reading

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Edwin Rushton’s account of the Prophet Joseph Smith

Edwin Rushton meets the Prophet Joseph Smith 1843 Account Told by His Son After sailing from England, our immigrant company reached Nauvoo, April 13, 1843. Father was very anxious to find the members of his family already established there, and … Continue reading

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Dennison L. Harris and Robert Scott help to save Joseph Smith’s life

Dennison L. Harris and Robert Scott: heroic young men The following story about Dennison Lott Harris and Robert Scott comes to us from a book by William Berrett called The Restored Church. To me, this story is miraculous for several … Continue reading

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The miracle of the seagulls and the “States Goods Prophecy”

The miracle of the seagulls and the “States Goods Prophecy” Now came a series of trials differing from anything the Saints had yet experienced. Indeed, it seemed as if they were fated to literally “endure all things,” and like the … Continue reading

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David O. McKay’s prompting in Hawaii

A prompting saves David O. McKay and others from certain death This incident is detailed by Virginia Budd Jacobsen. It happened in 1921, while President McKay and Elder Hugh Cannon were making a tour of the missions of the world. … Continue reading

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Salt Lake City in the winter of 1848-49

“Some of the inhabitants were living in log cabins, others in dugouts, and still others in wagons, while some who did not have the latter, had built brush sheds; almost everybody was living on short rations, crickets and grasshoppers having … Continue reading

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