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The First Time a Woman Spoke in General Conference: Lucy Mack Smith's Powerful Talk from 1845

by Jennifer Reeder and Kate Holbrook, excerpted from "At the Pulpit" | March 28, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Several months after the deaths of her sons Joseph, Hyrum, and Samuel Smith, Lucy Mack Smith (1775–1856) be...

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10 Things We Don't Do in Conference Anymore

by Jannalee Rosner | March 28, 2017 | Mormon Life

Every April and October, the Mormon community knows what time it is: conference time. But it didn’t start o...

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3 BYU Professors Share What You Didn't Know About 100 Church History Events in New Book

by Deseret News | March 27, 2017 | Mormon Life

What a great way to test your knowledge of crucial Church history moments and maybe find interesting detail...

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Doctrine and Covenants and Church History Lesson 31: "Sealed . . . For Time and For All Eternity"

by Ted L. Gibbons | March 27, 2017 | Lesson Helps

Introduction: Talk about an extended warranty! When we pay the price to have a marriage performed in the te...

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Doctrine and Covenants and Church History Lesson 30: "The Prisoners Shall Go Free"

by Ted L. Gibbons | March 27, 2017 | Lesson Helps

INTRODUCTION: Joseph Smith, speaking of the work of redemption for the dead called that work the “. . . mos...

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Church Releases 2 New Videos about the Translation of the Book of Mormon from the Perspective of 2 Eye Witnesses

by LDS Living Staff | March 27, 2017 | Mormon Life

Just in time for general conference, the Church has released two new videos about the translation of the Bo...

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Doctrine and Covenants and Church History Lesson 29: "Building the Kingdom of God in Nauvoo, Illinois"

by Ted L. Gibbons | March 27, 2017 | Lesson Helps

Introduction: Five houses are still standing where ancestors of my children lived in Nauvoo in the days fol...

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Why the 3 Degrees of Glory Sparked So Much Controversy for Early Members

by Casey Paul Griffiths, Susan Easton Black, and Mary Jane Woodger, adapted from "What You Don't Know About the 100 Most Important Events in Church History" | March 27, 2017 | Makes You Think

Whether you’re a history buff or simply curious, you have probably collected a decent store of knowledge ab...

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Doctrine and Covenants and Church History Lesson 28: "O God, Where Art Thou?"

by Ted L. Gibbons | March 24, 2017 | Lesson Helps

Introduction: I have been in the jail at Carthage, Illinois, many times. On a recent visit I had my picture...

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Doctrine and Covenants and Church History Lesson 27: "They Must Needs Be Chastened and Tried, Even as Abraham"

by Ted L. Gibbons | March 24, 2017 | Lesson Helps

Introduction: Zion is a place, but it is much more than that. The truth is that Zion is a place only becaus...