In the spring of 1820 a 14 year old Joseph, went into a grove of trees behind his house to pray. There, to quote Ezra Taft Benson “…the greatest event that has occurred in the world since the resurrection of the Master” took place.  Joseph Smith recorded in his history “… When the light rested upon […]
Two researchers working independently have come up with evidence pointing toward a date for the First Vision. Detailed weather reports coupled with maple sugar production cycles point to the compelling possibility. We learned the date of the first vision. [Editor’s Note: John P. Pratt, who recently proposed the Sun 26 Mar 1820 date for the […]
This blessing was given by Joseph Smith Sr. It was given on December 9, 1934 in Kirtland, Ohio. Oliver Cowdery as scribe: Joseph, my son, I lay my hands upon thy head in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, to confirm upon thee a father’s blessing. The Lord thy God has called thee by […]
This presentation is a short presentation on the ancestors of Joseph Smith and Emma Hale who participated and even fought for the freedom’s of America enabling the opportunity for the Gospel of Jesus Christ to be heard in its fullness.
More than 500 Smith family descendants gathered in Salt Lake City to participate in the reunion, which included a service project to help refugees, who — like the Smith family and other early Church members — have been driven from their homes. “You descend from a long line of people who believe in the Two Great […]