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The Vision This Man Had of the Restoration 30 Years Before It Happened + How It Led to Wilford Woodruff's Conversion

by Wilford Woodruff, excerpted from "Leaves from My Journal" | November 10, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The people of Connecticut in those days thought it wicked to believe in any religion, or belong to any chur...


Abraham Lincoln’s Efforts to Save Constitution Helped Restoration, Says LDS Historian

by | Makes You Think Mormon Life

It's amazing to see how historical events helped shape the Restoration of the gospel.  “We almost lost...


Why the Name of the Church Changed Over Time

by Jannalee Rosner | Makes You Think

“What church do you belong to?” “The Catholic church.” “The Protestant church.” “The Church of Jesus Christ...


Watch: New Video Explains What Historians Know About the Location of the Restoration of the Aaronic Priesthood

by LDS Living Staff | Videos Mormon Life

The Restoration of the Aaronic Priesthood took place on May 15, 1829. For nearly 200 years, different depic...


3 Ways the Restoration Actually Started Before the Sacred Grove

by Trevan G. Hatch | Makes You Think

As Latter-day Saints, we tend to assume that the heavens were sealed until the Sacred Grove appearance in 1...


9 Women Who Knew and Bore Powerful Testimony of the Prophet Joseph Smith

by Janiece Johnson and Jennifer Reeder, excerpted from "The Witness of Women" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The following is an excerpt from the book The Witness of Women: Firsthand Experiences and Testimonies from ...


Doctrine and Covenants and Church History Lesson 9: "The Only True and Living Church"

by Ted L. Gibbons | Lesson Helps

Introduction: Close behind the organization of the Church in the meridian of time came the apostasy, accomp...


Doctrine and Covenants and Church History Lesson 3: "I Had Seen a Vision"

by Ted Gibbons | Lesson Helps

Joseph Smith–History 1:1–26 Introduction We have almost always viewed the preparation for the Restoration f...


Did the Angel Moroni Appear to George Washington?

by Timothy Ballard, adapted from "The Washington Hypothesis" | Makes You Think

PUBLISHER'S NOTE: The following excerpt from The Washington Hypothesis is a small piece of what the title d...


Why I Stand Behind the Prophet Joseph No Matter What. Will You?

by Segullah | Mormon Life

What a beautiful testimony from this post: "That was Joseph. Unlikely, uneducated, untainted. God, knowing ...