On July 22, 1847, 109 men, 3 women and 8 children arrived in the Salt Lake Valley. Two days later, on July 24, Brigham Young and the rest of his company arrived. Among that first group were the following pioneers: …

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On Saturday morning, October 4, 2014, when Elder Chi Hong “Sam” Wong delivered his General Conference address in his native Cantonese, he did something that was a much bigger deal than many people realize. To understand why this was such …

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See also: Exodus 17 How handy inspired but imperfect leaders in the Church are as focal points for our frustrations, especially if circumstances require them to suffer in silence!  Having confidence in leaders who keep confidences is part of sustaining …

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See also: D&C 131:7  Development of the spirit is of eternal consequence.  [The spirit, not the body, is the active, responsible component of the soul.  Without the spirit, the body is dead (see James 2:26).  It is the spirit, therefore, …

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Once the telestial sins are left behind and henceforth avoided, the focus falls ever more on the sins of omission.  These omissions signify a lack of qualifying fully for the celestial kingdom.  Only greater consecration can correct these omissions, which …

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There are two Comforters spoken of.  One is the Holy Ghost, the same as given on the day of Pentecost, and that all Saints receive after faith, repentance, and baptism.  This first Comforter or Holy Ghost has no other effect …

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See also: 1 Timothy 6:20-21 Every art and science known and studied by the children of men is comprised within the Gospel. Where did the knowledge come from which has enabled man to accomplish such great achievements in science and mechanism within the last …

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When the Savior introduced the sacrament in the New World, He promised, “He that eateth this bread eateth of my body to his soul; and he that drinketh of this wine drinketh of my blood to his soul; and his …

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See also: D&C 133:26-27; 77:14; 110:11 In the Book of Mormon (2 Nephi 29:11-14), the Lord promises that in the mouths of three great scriptural witnesses the divinity of Christ would be established.  It is of interest to note that evidently the …

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The authorities which the Lord has placed in his Church constitute for the people of the Church, a harbor, a place of refuge, a hitching post, as it were.  No one in this Church will ever go far astray who ties himself …

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