Who Builds God’s Kingdom?

Who Builds God’s Kingdom?

Ensign, “God Be with You Till We Meet Again”, November 2012 “As you willingly fulfill callings when you are asked, you are helping to build the kingdom of God on earth.” —Thomas S. Monson Acts 2:46-47 “And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and...

Original 12 LDS Apostles

Original 12 LDS Apostles

Just a simple reminder of how Joe Smith’s church began in 1830. This was originally posted July 2015. History of the Church 6:73, 78; “Letter to James Arlington Bennett, Nauvoo, Illinois, November 13, 1843…I combat the errors of ages; I meet the violence of mobs; I...

Salvation Through Knowledge

Salvation Through Knowledge

History of the Church 5:387; “It is not wisdom that we should have all knowledge at once presented before us; but that we should have a little at a time; then we can comprehend it. … Salvation is nothing more nor less than to triumph over all our enemies and put them...

The 70 Day Study of Russell Nelson

The 70 Day Study of Russell Nelson

As I began compiling notes for our look at the talks given at this year’s General Conference, I received a heads up from Melissa telling me about a website she came across promoting ‘The 70 Day President Nelson Study’. The 70 days is based on the 70 talks Mr. Nelson...

Grasping at Straws to Prove BoM True

Grasping at Straws to Prove BoM True

Psalm 119:89 “For ever, O Lord, Thy word is settled in heaven.” Yesterday we looked at a random question someone had e-mailed us here at LAM. It reminded me of God’s omnipresence in the lives of believers. When we stop to think of it, the body of Christ is a living...

Joseph Smith Controlled Nauvoo Landowners

Joseph Smith Controlled Nauvoo Landowners

Today in Mormon History “175 Years Ago Today – February 13, 1843. At Orson Hyde’s house Joseph Smith says that those who come to Nauvoo but don’t buy their land through the church “must be cut off.” At this time Joseph Smith is chief land agent for the Church, and had...

Behavioral Problems Plague Mormon Hierarchy

Behavioral Problems Plague Mormon Hierarchy

 TodayinMormonHistory.com “145 years ago – Jan 1, 1873; “Apostle Joseph F. Smith strikes his neighbor’s head “three times with my cane” for insulting him and letting his livestock trespass on Smith’s property. He voluntarily pleads guilty to assault and battery to...