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14 Things You Didn't Know About the Relief Society Building on Temple Square

by Emily Abel | September 10, 2019 | Fun

Sitting only feet away from the Church Office Building, the Relief Society Building enjoys a prime location...

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An 11-Year Mission, Imprisonment + More Early Saints Endured to Spread the Gospel

by R. Mark Melville and Reid L. Neilson, excerpted from "The Saints Abroad" | September 7, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The scriptures are stocked with examples of how disciples, apostles, and missionaries overcome the hardship...

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Marvel Comics Artist Helping to Create the First Graphic Novel of the First Vision + See What It Will Look Like

by Danielle B. Wagner | August 29, 2019 | Fun Mormon Life

Captain America, the Silver Surfer, Black Panther, Flash, Batman, Aquaman—and now Joseph Smith. These are s...

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New Video Series: Church Scholar Anthony Sweat Helps Members Better Seek Revelation, Answer Difficult Questions

by LDS Living Staff | August 27, 2019 | Videos Makes You Think Mormon Life

LDS Living  wants to invite you on a journey to become better seekers of truth, better receivers of pe...

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4 Prophetic and Beautiful Dreams from Joseph Smith's Parents

by Mary Jane Woodger, Ken Alford, and Craig Manscill, excerpted from "Dreams as Revelation" | August 24, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Dreams given to members of Joseph Smith’s family helped prepare them for the challenges and trials that the...

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From Polygamy to Mountain Meadows Massacre, "Saints" 2 Covers It All and Is "More Epic" Than the First

by Church News | August 20, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In the Book of Mormon, the Lord asks His children to remember the captivity and miraculous deliverance of H...

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5 Little-Known Facts About the Publication of the Book of Mormon

by Editors of The Joseph Smith Papers | August 17, 2019 | Mormon Life

The following was originally published on  LDS Living  in August 2015. The first edition of the B...

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How the Revelation of Baptisms for the Dead Was Received and Revealed to the Church

by Robert L. Millet, excerpted from "Life After Death" | August 15, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

August 15 marks the anniversary of the Prophet Joseph Smith's first public announcement of the beautiful do...

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In 1989, an Attack Was Planned on a Latter-day Saint Temple—Then a Miracle Happened

by Chad Hawkins, adapted from "Holy Places" | August 10, 2019 | Makes You Think

In December 1989, combat associated with a military coup in the Philippines came dangerously close to destr...

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How a Jewish Couple Is Helping Church Members Connect with Early Church History

by Trent Toone, for LDS Living | August 9, 2019 | Mormon Life

For Jonathan and Leslie Bari, homeownership has never been such a "fascinating" adventure. In June 2014, af...