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Taking Measure of Life

I will stretch out over Jerusalem the measuring line used against Samaria and the plumb line used against the house of Ahab.
2 Kings 21:13 (NIV) 748 more words

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The Prophet who is like unto Moses

Note: This was originally written as an explanatory tract for non-Mormons. I have left it almost intact, with very slight modifications, but added, as usual, something brand-spanking new. 5,914 more words

Prophecy

Messengers of Warning

Surely the Sovereign Lord does nothing
    without revealing his plan
    to his servants the prophets.
Amos 3:7 (NIV)

Over the past 23 years I’ve been a business consultant specializing in customer satisfaction research and quality assessment. 593 more words

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Ella Jensen raised from the dead by Lorenzo Snow

Raised from the Dead

This story, true in every particular, shows the fulfillment of a prophecy made upon the head of Lorenzo Snow when he received a patriarchal blessing under the hands of the Prophet’s father, Joseph Smith, Senior. 2,343 more words

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Prophets & Pastors, Priests, and Kings

I feel like I finally have a release in my Spirit to use Obadiah’s Cave in the manner I have always envisioned it. This is not just a place for prophets or the prophetic but for the rejected and wounded. 1,844 more words

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Edwin Rushton's account of the Prophet Joseph Smith

Edwin Rushton meets the Prophet Joseph Smith 1843

Account Told by His Son

After sailing from England, our immigrant company reached Nauvoo, April 13, 1843. Father was very anxious to find the members of his family already established there, and hurried towards the town in search of them. 503 more words

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Willard Richards' firsthand account of the martyrdom of Joseph and Hyrum

Willard Richards gives his firsthand account of the martyrdom of Joseph and Hyrum

Gives an account of martyrdom of Joseph and Hyrum Smith: Mob approached jail room door; Hyrum struck by musket ball, falls to floor exclaiming “I am a dead man!”; Joseph looked at Hyrum, responding “Oh, dear brother Hyrum”; Joseph discharged pistol into midst of mob in hallway; Taylor rushed to the window, was struck by ball from without and forced to fall back into jail room; Joseph attempting to leap from window, struck by two balls, falls, saying “Oh Lord, my God!”; John Taylor calls to Richards, “Take me!”; Richards then hid Taylor in neighboring room or “dungeon” hoping he would live to tell the story. 1,027 more words

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