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Watch: Elder Cook visits Liberty Jail, reflects on finding hope during trials

This week’s Come, Follow Me lesson is Doctrine and Covenants 121–123, which covers Joseph Smith’s sacred and trying time in Liberty Jail.

Earlier this year, Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles visited Liberty Jail and reflected on the life and teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith. He was reminded of Joseph’s counsel to Heber C. Kimball: “Be of good cheer.”

“I think in the end, this is a place where we recognize the depths of the hardships, and yet the sacredness of [these] Doctrine and Covenants sections,” said Elder Cook. “The revelations that came to him are powerful and bless us and give us hope. What a remarkable history, what a remarkable blessing it is to us.”

Watch the full video of Elder Cook’s visit and reading from Doctrine and Covenants 121 below:

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