Gracia Jones Testimony
Joseph Smith did not live long enough to see his children grow up nor give his sons the priesthood he restored. He did baptize his son Joseph but he was only 11 at the time of his death. The first person from Joseph Smith’s own blood to receive the Melchizedek Priesthood was Michael Kennedy who was ordained in 1974. Hear his testimony on how the gospel came into his life.
Phil Beem is the 3rd great grandson of the Prophet Joseph Smith and tells his conversion story and shares his testimony of the power of Jesus Christ in his life. Since his conversion he has served as Bishop and counselor in the Stake Presidency and has helped many in their lives. Joseph Smith’s posterity are roaring as the lion that Jesus is the Christ to the world.
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.
Kenneth Smith’s 2nd great grandfather is the Prophet Joseph Smith. He testifies he has always had the belief that Joseph Smith was a Prophet, he did translate the gold plates. His testimony includes what the Spirit also taught him.
Emma Belle Kennedy Izatt, 4th great grand daughter to Joseph and Emma testifies of the importance of togetherness in families comparing the Smith family to the Kennedy family.
Tory testifies of Joseph Smith and the love of his heritage.
Descendants of the Prophet Joseph Smith testify that Joseph Smith was a Prophet of God, they roar as a Lion that Jesus is Christ. Heidi Smith 3rd great granddaughter of Joseph and Emma Smith testify her grandfather’s service to Heavenly Father.
While attending the Joseph Smith Jr family reunion in Nauvoo, Illinois 2007, Katie speaks of her love of her family heritage and testifies that Joseph Smith was indeed a Prophet of God
Judy Madison is the 3rd great granddaughter of Joseph Smith through Alexander. She recently lost her battle to cancer but died having a testimony of Joseph Smith. This testimony given at a reunion in Nauvoo 2007