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12 Times US Presidents Spoke in the Tabernacle

by Jannalee Sandau | February 17, 2020 | Fun Mormon Life

Latter-day Saints aren't the only ones who have spoken from the podium of the Salt Lake Tabernacle. Many US...

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7 Things We Now Know About the Lost 116 Pages of the Book of Mormon

by Don Bradley | January 6, 2020 | Makes You Think

This story was originally published on LDS Living in January 2018. The earliest scripture revealed in the R...

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Take a Photo Walk Through Temple Square Changes from 1855 to Today

by Tommy Johnson and Jannalee Sandau | December 27, 2019 | Fun

As announced earlier this year , beginning on December 29, 2019, the Salt Lake Temple will be closed for re...

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20 Things You Didn't Know About Temple Square at Christmastime

by Kelsey Berteaux | December 23, 2019 | Fun

This story originally ran on LDS Living in December 2017.  Visiting Temple Square at Christmas time is...

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Angels, False Imprisonment, and the Story Behind "The Spirit of God"

by Danielle B. Wagner | December 17, 2019 | Mormon Life

Though the particular date it was written and the events that inspired "The Spirit of God" are unknown, the...

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The Church History Story You've Never Heard About the Wife of "The Fighting Preacher"

by Amy Parker | November 25, 2019 | Famous Mormons Fun Mormon Life

One question we hear people say all the time is, “How is it possible that a story this good was out there, ...

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The Remarkable Woman Behind the Song "As Sisters in Zion" + the Prophetic Promise She Fulfilled

by Tommy Johnson | November 13, 2019 | Mormon Life

“On one of these occasions Brother Halliday blessed me and confirmed upon me the promise that I should writ...

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10 Things You Didn’t Know about the Angel Moroni Statue

by Kelsey Berteaux and Jannalee Sandau | November 7, 2019

1. The first angel “statue” was actually a weathervane.  The Nauvoo temple was the first to have an an...

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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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5 Tips to Better Understand Temple Symbols

by Jack M. Lyon, excerpted from "Understanding Temple Symbols Through Scripture, History, and Art" | October 16, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Why do temples have symbols? Where do symbols come from? Is all temple symbolism unique to Latter-day Saint...