Martyrdom

June 27, 2019 06:01 PM MDT
Ryan Olsen will never forget his first visit to Carthage Jail.
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June 27, 2019 01:33 PM MDT
After a mob rushed the Carthage Jail and killed Joseph and Hyrum Smith in 1844, the martyrs' bodies were transported back to Nauvoo, Illinois, in a pair of rough-hewn oak coffins.
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June 27, 2019 09:00 AM MDT
In honor of the 175th anniversary of the martyrdom of the Prophet Joseph Smith and his brother Hyrum, LDS Living is sharing a series of articles about early Church history. The following is an excerpt from the second edition of Witness to the Martyrdom: John Taylor’s Personal Account of the Last Days of the Prophet Joseph Smith. John Taylor’s narrative is the only eyewitness account of these events in Church history. After the martyrdom of Joseph and Hyrum Smith, John Taylor became “a living martyr” and wrote a personal account of the events. He served as the third president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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June 26, 2019 08:21 PM MDT
One of President M. Russell Ballard's most spiritual moments came as he spoke of two special ancestors.
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March 13, 2017 02:31 PM MDT
"It's an appeal to LDS culture," said Chris Chauncey, the race organizer. "I think there will be a big push in Illinois, Missouri and Iowa. My goal would be to have at least one person from every state."
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