Category Archives: Visions

Rebecca Bean’s experience

Visions are not limited to prophets or to those in positions of authority. A special vision occurred to Rebecca Bean, who with her husband, Brother Willard Bean, serve a mission in Palmyra, New York from 1915 to 1940. They were … Continue reading

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Satan and the Logan Temple President

Temple President Merrill encounters the Devil, who threatens to stop the temple work from being done Logan Temple President Marriner W. Merrill was sitting in his office one morning in the early 1890’s when he heard a commotion outside. Stepping … Continue reading

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Joseph W.B. Johnson – A Modern Day Miracle

Steadfast African Pioneer 1999 By Dale LeBaron, as found on LDS.org See also: Our Heritage – A People Prepared: Joseph W. “Billy” Johnson  “As a young man, I started searching for spiritual peace,” says Joseph Johnson of his early religious … 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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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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The Father and the Son appear to members of The School of the Prophets

The Father and the Son appear to members of The School of the Prophets Kirtland, Ohio 1833 Zebedee Coltrin, a member of the School of the Prophets records: At one of these meetings after the organization of the school, (the … Continue reading

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Joseph Smith, Oliver Cowdery, and Zebedee Coltrin behold Adam and Eve

Vision of Adam and Eve Once after returning from a mission, he [Zebedee Coltrin] met Brother Joseph in Kirtland, who asked him if he did not wish to go with him to a conference at New Portage. The party consisted … Continue reading

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Early Christianity and 1 Nephi 13–14

Stephen E. Robinson, “Early Christianity and 1 Nephi 13–14,” in First Nephi, The Doctrinal Foundation, ed. Monte S. Nyman and Charles D. Tate Jr. (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, 1988),177–91. Early Christianity and 1 Nephi 13–14 Stephen … Continue reading

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Heber Grant’s Vision

Heber J. Grant shared a vision he had while riding in through the Utah desert: There are two spirits striving with us always, one telling us to continue our labor for good, and one telling us that with the faults … Continue reading

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Joseph Smith’s Prophecies regarding The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its rise in the Rocky Mountains

Joseph Smith’s Prophecies regarding The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its rise in the Rocky Mountains Joseph predicts that the church would move to the Intermountain West and flourish, but he would not be with them. He … Continue reading

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