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How the Brother of Jesus Led Joseph Smith to the Sacred Grove

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | November 18, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The following has been republished with permission from taylorhalverson.com and complements this week's Com...

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What Joseph's Final Moments Before Being Taken to Carthage Jail Taught Me About His Character

by Danielle B. Wagner | October 30, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

At many times in my life, I have had to grapple with the humanity in our Church's history—the flaws and wea...

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Watch: President Ballard Speaks About the Last Sermon His Grandfather Gave as an Apostle

by LDS Living Staff | October 22, 2019 | Videos Mormon Life

President M. Russell Ballard shares his first name with his grandfather, Elder Melvin J. Ballard. Elder Bal...

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President Ballard Shares the Message He Feels Joseph Smith Is Sharing with Him Today

by Church News | October 21, 2019 | Videos Makes You Think Mormon Life

About statues of Joseph and Hyrum Smith that President M. Russell Ballard keeps in his office, President Ba...

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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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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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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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What One Yale Literary Critic Had to Say About Joseph Smith + How the Prophet's Most Bold Prophecy Is Coming True

by Daniel Peterson, for LDS Living | August 10, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Among the most laughably improbable prophecies recorded by the Prophet Joseph Smith is Moroni’s prediction ...

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How This Patriotic Norman Rockwell Painting Was Inspired by Joseph Smith

by Daedan Olander | June 29, 2019 | Mormon Life

As the Second World War was raging across the globe and the U.S. was getting sucked into the conflict, arti...

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What Became of the Oak Coffins That Carried Joseph and Hyrum Smith After They Were Martyred

by Trent Toone, for LDS Living | June 27, 2019 | Mormon Life

 After a mob rushed the Carthage Jail and killed Joseph and Hyrum Smith in 1844, the martyrs' bodies w...