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4 Strategies Satan Uses & How to Resist Them

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Elder Larry R. Lawrence of the Seventy spoke to LDS Business College students in the Assembly Hall on Templ...

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Meet the Lone LDS Woman Who Anchored the Gospel in Early Sri Lanka

by Ardis E. Parshall | News from Utah

Photos courtesy Ardis E. Parshall Jeannie Simpson Bleakley was living on the island of Ceylon (now Sri Lank...

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LDS Historian Explains the History Behind Temple One-Year Waiting Periods

by Keepapitchinin | Makes You Think

There are several “one-year rules” associated with temple attendance – practices that have no direct tie to...

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Historical List of Books Recommended by General Authorities for Members Includes Classic Novels, Fiction, & More

by By Common Consent | Fun

The 1929-30 Recommended Reading Course. Image via By Common Consent. In the old days, a team of General Aut...

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What Mark Twain Really Thought About Mormons

by Kathryn Jenkins Gordon, adapted from "Colorful Characters in Mormon History" | Makes You Think

 Mark Twain—author of popular classics like The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry...

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The Mormon FBI Agent Who Took Down 'Baby Face Nelson'

by Kathryn Jenkins Gordon, adapted from "Colorful Characters in Mormon History" | Famous Mormons Fun

Photo of Sam Cowley from keepapitchinin.org What do notorious gangsters John Dillinger and Lester Gillis (a...

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The Titanic: 6 Missionaries Who Missed Their Voyage + 5 More LDS Connections

by LDS Living Staff | Fun Mormon Life

On the cold evening of April 14, 1912, the Titanic , a brand-new ocean liner carrying 2,224 people, struck ...

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How One Utah Hill Became a Temple--For a Day

by Salt Lake Tribune | Makes You Think

Ensign Peak's history as a temple is unusual because The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints normal...

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19th-Century Charlatans Attempted to Lure Joseph Into Translating Fake Plates--This is What Happened

by LDS.org | News from Utah

A recent electronic and chemical analysis of a metal plate (one of six original plates) brought in 1843 to ...

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170-Year-Old Rare Church Photo Discovered by eBay User

by LDS Church News | News from Utah

It’s one of the most significant discoveries in Church photographic history. A small, wonderfully preserved...