Sermon read by W.W. Phelps before the Deseret Theological Institute on Wednesday evening Jun 13th 1855, and being as near as could be remembered by him, a copy of the one delivered by him at the Funeral of Joseph Smith As the hearse bearing the “bodies” of Joseph and Hyrum Smith (actually sandbagged coffins) passed […]
The Spring of 2020 marks the 200th anniversary since Joseph Smith first prayed to God to know which church to join and received the First Vision. Carole Mikita takes a look at what this momentous revelation means in today’s world. Historians, church leaders and various artists reflect on how this event has shaped the course […]
An address delivered at the funeral of Joseph Smith Sen. Late Patriarch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, by R. B. Thompson, September 15, 1840. The occasion which has brought us together this day, is one of no ordinary importance, for not only has a single family to mourn and sorrow on […]
David Denning is the 3rd great grandson of Joseph Smith through Coral Smith, Alexander Hale’s last child. David has always believed Joseph was a Prophet of God but developed a testimony as he was preparing for his mission in China. Following his mission he served in the Air Force.