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From Moroni to Joseph Smith: Special episode of Book of Mormon Videos released

by Newsroom of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints | September 16, 2020 | From the Church

A special episode of the Book of Mormon Videos series has been published to celebrate the 200th anniversary...


Of the many truths we learn from the First Vision, this is one of my favorites

by Lindsey Williams | September 11, 2020 | Makes You Think

Editor's note: Our bi-weekly Friday column, “ Found in the footnotes ,” explores some of th...


What happened to Joseph and Emma Smith's children?

by Jannalee Sandau | June 27, 2020 | Makes You Think

This article originally ran on  LDS Living in  October 2015. Of the many hardships, Joseph Smith ...


Did You Know You Can Read Joseph and Emma's Patriarchal Blessings?

by Lindsey Williams | From the Church

In a new series on the Church History website, the consultation team at the Church History Library is shari...


How 2 Men with the Same Name Played Opposite Roles in Joseph Smith's August 1842 Arrest

by Jordan T. Watkins, Contributor

On August 8, 1842, Thomas King arrested Joseph Smith. Soon after—perhaps even the same day—Thomas King help...


New Church Video Explains the Significance of the Gold Plates and Why We Still Need Them Today

by Greyson Gurley | From the Church

For Latter-day Saints, the Gold Plates are immediately associated with the translation of the Book of Mormo...


Artist Captures Portrait of Joseph Smith—On an Oreo Cookie

by Morgan Jones | Fun

Artist Christopher Creek laughs when asked if his Joseph Smith Oreo art is the first time he’s ever sculpte...


What We Learn from Joseph Smith about Hastening the Work by Slowing Down

by Jacob Z. Hess, Carrie L. Skarda, Kyle D. Anderson, and Ty R. Mansfield; excerpted from "The Power of Stillness" | Makes You Think

Editor's note:  The Power of Stillness is the LDS Living Book Club's book of the month. Join the conve...


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...


Should I Let My Teenagers Struggle with Their Testimony?

by Don N. Markland, Contributor | Makes You Think

On the first of every month, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints all over the world ...