Category Archives: Visions

The Kirtland Temple Seen in Vision

Joseph Smith’s vision of the temple On June 1, 1833 the Lord instructed the Prophet Joseph Smith that he would reveal the design of the Kirtland Temple to him when he made the following statement: Therefore, let it [the temple] … Continue reading

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Daniel 10-12

Daniel 10-12 The Fourth Apocalyptic Vision Daniel 10 Daniel is shown the Lord in vision in this chapter. We read: Then I lifted up mine eyes, and looked, and behold a certain man clothed in linen, whose loins were girded … Continue reading

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Daniel 9

Daniel 9 Apocalyptic Vision #3 Daniel 9 is about Daniel’s confession that the reason for the destruction of the temple in Jerusalem and the captivity is due to the failure of the Jewish people to be faithful to the covenant … Continue reading

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Daniel 8

Daniel 8 – Apocalyptic Vision #2 Daniel sees the rise of the Medo-Persian empire – verse 3 “a ram which had two horns”… (Daniel 8:3) He also sees the rise of the Greek Empire, brought about by the conquests of … Continue reading

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Daniel 7

Daniel 7 – Apocalyptic Vision #1 Daniel 7 is all about the rise of four mighty empires: Babylon, Media-Persia, Greece, and Rome. The vision shifts in verse 9, where Daniel sees “the thrones cast down, and the Ancient of Days…” … Continue reading

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Apocalyptic Visions of Daniel

Daniel 7-12 contain visions of Daniel that are apocalyptic. What is apocalyptic literature? Apocalypse is a Greek word meaning revelation, and apocalyptic as an adjective describes the genre of literature that contains visionary or revelatory experiences. Although such writings have been known from ancient … Continue reading

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The Three Witnesses Main Page

In their own words The official declaration of The Three Witnesses Joseph Smith’s report Oliver Cowdery’s Witness David Whitmer’s Witness Martin Harris’ Witness Dying Testimonies Oliver Cowdery David Whitmer Martin Harris Martin Harris’ testimony to William Pilkington Richard Anderson’s article … Continue reading

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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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Orson F. Whitney’s vision of Jesus Christ

Orson F. Whitney’s vision of the Savior As a young missionary, Elder Orson F. Whitney (1855–1931), who later served in the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, had a dream so powerful that it changed his life forever. He later wrote: … Continue reading

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John Murdock sees the Savior

John Murdock’s experience with the Savior John Murdock, who was boarding with the Prophet during the spring of 1833, described in his journal the experience he had while attending one of the meetings in the Prophet’s home: The Prophet told … Continue reading

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