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Joseph Smith’s Questionable Activities

27 January

Joseph Smith had quite the reputation for all kinds of questionable activities. Most know him for his many wives, but there’s also the entrepreneurial side of Joe that usually ended in disaster. We’ve created this page as a repository for many of his get-rich-quick schemes, and other ill-fated deeds. For more info on Smith’s activities, […]

Joseph Smith’s Questionable Activities

25 January

Joseph Smith had quite the reputation for all kinds of questionable activities. Most know him for his many wives, but there’s also the entrepreneurial side of Joe that usually ended in disaster. We’ve created a page as a repository for many of his get-rich-quick schemes, and other ill-fated deeds. The reason for creating another page […]

Joseph Smith’s Arrest for Attempted Murder

03 October

TodayinMormonHistory.com — 170 years ago today – 1842 8 Aug. Joseph Smith is arrested as an accessory to the attempted murder of ex-Governor Lilburn Boggs. Nauvoo’s municipal court claims jurisdiction over Joseph Smith and discharges him….” – Quinn, D. Michael, The Mormon Hierarchy: Origins of Power, Appendix 7: Selected Chronology of the Church of Jesus Christ of […]

Jesus’ Warning and Joseph Smith’s Testimony: Bad Trees don’t Produce Good Fruit

27 December

1 Corinthians 6:9-10 “Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, 10 Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.” Joseph Smith History 1:33; “He called me by name, and said unto me that he […]