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A Glimpse into the Final Moments of Joseph Smith's Life from a Witness to His Martyrdom

by John Taylor (Edited by Mark H. Taylor, Adapted from "Witness to the Martyrdom") | Makes You Think

In honor of the 175th anniversary of the martyrdom of the Prophet Joseph Smith and his brother Hyrum, ...


John Taylor's Pocket Watch Saving His Life + Other Popular Myths About the Early Church You Thought Were True

by Kate Ensign-Lewis | Fun Makes You Think

Three Nephites. Bigfoot. President Spencer W. Kimball as a model for Yoda. Alice Cooper as a Mormon.  ...


Why a Prophet Was Forced into Hiding (+ How He Managed to Still Lead the Church)

by Casey Paul Griffiths, Susan Easton Black, and Mary Jane Woodger, adapted from "What You Don't Know About the 100 Most Important Events in Church History" | Makes You Think

Whether you’re a history buff or simply curious, you have probably collected a decent store of knowledge ab...


Listen to the Original Arrangement of "A Poor Wayfaring Man of Grief" Sung Before Joseph Smith's Martyrdom

by LDS Living Staff | Videos Mormon Life

Mormon Guitarist Ben Howington created this video of a beautiful arrangement of "A Poor Wayfaring Man of Gr...


John Taylor's Unexpected, Amazing Reaction When Men Came to Tar and Feather Him

by LDS Living | Mormon Life

John Taylor was known as a staunch defender of truth throughout his life, but did you know that he was almo...


How LDS Prophet John Taylor's Watch Saved His Life

by Juvenile Instructor | Best of LDS Blogs

It is not surprising, then, that on the evening of June 27, 1844, John Taylor was wearing his watch as he s...


LDS president John Taylor memorialized for political service in Utah House of Representatives

by | Official Church Info

Among the lesser-known attainments achieved by John Taylor, third President of the Church, was his role as ...


Book of Mormon translation: German

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Editor's note: This is one in a series on Book of Mormon translations and translators. In September 1851, a...

Lesson Helps: "The Kingdom of God Or Nothing" (John Taylor Lesson 24)

by LDS Living Staff | Relief Society/Priesthood

The following well-known sermon by John Taylor, originally published in the Joural of Discourses is quoted ...

Lesson Helps: The Way to Truth (John Taylor Lesson 23

by John A. Widtsoe, In Search of Truth: Comments on the Gospel and Modern Thought | Relief Society/Priesthood

T he way to truth? O yes, there is such a royal road, and any man may find and follow it. True, it heads st...