How Can I Choose Love Over Bitterness?

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Even when the world gives us every reason to be bitter, we can make the… Continue reading

Its Truth Made Known to Me

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I sometimes forget how real the faith of the early Latter-day Saints was. But as… Continue reading

Instruments of Revelation: Translating the Book of Mormon

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The translation of the Book of Mormon was a miracle of modern revelation. When most… Continue reading

Church History and Doubt: Trusting in the Lord

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When aspects of Church history raise doubts, study and faith can help us navigate historical… Continue reading

The First Mormon Government: The Council of Fifty

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Before Joseph Smith ran for US president, he established an organization in Nauvoo to govern the… Continue reading

Louisa Barnes Pratt: Early Sister Missionary in French Polynesia

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Louisa Barnes Pratt served as one of the first sister missionaries of the Church in… Continue reading

Joseph Smith’s Seer Stones: Coming to Grips with Troubling Information in Church History

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Paradigm shifts can rock our world, but they can also bring greater understanding. Before 1697,… Continue reading

New Perspectives: Women in Church History

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Women throughout the Church’s history have shared new perspectives that we can benefit from today.… Continue reading