FIRST-VISION

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Why it is so significant that both the Father and the Son appeared to Joseph Smith in the Sacred Grove

by Robert L. Millet, excerpted from “I Saw a Pillar of Light” | October 19, 2020

President Joseph Fielding Smith taught an important principle when he explained that “all revelation ...

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Guidance in Every Brushstroke: Miracles behind this Month’s Church Magazine Cover Art

by Emily Abel | May 21, 2020 | Makes You Think

Church magazines are full of accounts of the Lord guiding hearts and hands around the world. This month, ho...

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Q&A with Jorge Cocco, a Convert Who Caught Latter-day Saints' Attention with "Sacrocubism"

by LDS Living Staff | Fun

Self-taught Argentinian artist and Latter-day Saint convert Jorge Cocco Santángelo has caught the attention...

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The Powerful Experience Elder Andersen Had with the First Vision at 16 Years Old

by Lindsey Williams | Makes You Think

Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles says he has testified hundreds of times of the ...

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Latter-day Saint Psychologist: What the First Vision Teaches about Managing Personal Challenges

by Dr. David T. Morgan, Contributor | Makes You Think

Many years ago, I recall hearing President Spencer W. Kimball state that each time he participated in a tem...

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Watch: Missionary Who Starred on Broadway Portrays First Vision through Dance

by Danielle Christensen

Elder Tade Biesinger has loved to dance and entertain others ever since he was a little kid and remembers c...

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9 Accounts Give Insights to What It Might Have Been Like for Joseph to First See Heavenly Light

by Kerry Muhlestein, adapted from "I Saw the Lord" | Makes You Think

Editor’s note: Most of us are familiar with the story of the First Vision. Some might even have the account...

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New Church Video Creates Space for Members to Slow Down and "Hear Him"

by Morgan Jones | From the Church Videos

What is the sound of a silent night or an empty tomb? Is it something you hear with your ears or rather som...

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Capturing the Vision: Joseph Smith's First Prayer Through the Eyes of Those Who Have Portrayed It

by Jannalee Sandau | Makes You Think

*This story originally appeared in the March/April 2020 issue of LDS Living . As we celebrate the 200th ann...

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Countdown to conference: The Road of the Restoration

by LDS Living Staff

At the end of the October 2019 general conference, President Russell M. Nelson said that April 2020 confere...