Was Joseph Smith Killed for Being Virtuous?

Was Joseph Smith Killed for Being Virtuous?

Journal of Discourses 1:40-41; “Joseph Smith was not killed because he was deserving of it, nor because he was a wicked man; but because he was a virtuous man. I know that to be so, as well as I know that the sun now shines. … Joseph Smith was the subject of...

Anniversary of Joseph Smith’s Death

Anniversary of the killing of Joseph Smith On June 27, 1844 a group of men known as the Carthage Greys headed to the holding cell of Joseph and Hyrum Smith, John Taylor and Willard Richards.  When they got there a gun battle would ensue, leaving Joseph and Hyrum Smith...

Joseph Smith, Martyrdom of

Joseph Smith, Martyrdom of

Martyrdom of Joseph Smith  Martyrdom:  the act of extreme suffering; torment.  Martyr:  a person who willingly suffers death rather than renounces his or her religion.  One who makes great sacrifices or suffers much in order to further a belief, cause or principle....