Mormon church releases photos of ‘seer stone’ used by founder Joseph Smith
The Mormon church for the first time is publishing photos of 'the seer stone' it believes founder Joseph Smith used to help translate the story that became the basis of the religion.
Mormon Reformation
The Mormon Reformation was a period of renewed emphasis on spirituality within The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). It took place in 1856 and 1857 and was under the direction ...
Lyman Wight
Lyman Wight (May 9, 1796 – March 31, 1858) was an early leader in the Latter Day Saint movement. He was the leader of the Latter Day Saints in Daviess County, Missouri, in 1838. In 1841, he was ordain...
Lyman Wight - Wikipedia
One Mighty and Strong
One Mighty and Strong is a person of unknown identity who was the subject of an 1832 prophecy by Joseph Smith, the founder of the Latter Day Saint movement. The prophecy echoes the words and prophecy ...
Ordinance (Latter Day Saints)
In Mormonism, ordinances are "sacred rites and ceremonies" and "consist of acts that have spiritual meanings." Ordinances can also mean God’s laws and statutes. Mormons believe that certain ordinance...
Ordinance (Latter Day Saints) - Wikipedia
Mormon church releases photos of ‘seer stone’ used by founder Joseph Smith
The Mormon church for the first time is publishing photos of 'the seer stone' it believes founder Joseph Smith used to help translate the story that became the basis of the religion.
Single adult (LDS Church)
Single adult is a term used in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) to describe any unmarried person age 18 or older. A more specific term of 'young single adult' describes sin...
Blood atonement
In Mormonism, blood atonement was a controversial doctrine which taught that murder is so heinous that the atonement of Jesus does not apply. Thus, to atone for these sins the perpetrators must have t...
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Patriarchal blessing
In the Latter-day Saint movement, a patriarchal blessing (also called an evangelist's blessing) is a blessing or ordinance given by a patriarch (evangelist) to a church member. Patriarchal blessings a...
Degrees of glory
In Mormon theology, there are three degrees of glory (alternatively, kingdoms of glory) which are the ultimate, eternal dwelling place for nearly all who lived on earth after they are resurrected fro...
Degrees of glory - Wikipedia
Sacred Grove (Latter Day Saint movement)
77°14′40″W / 43.040669°N 77.244404°W / 43.040669; -77.244404The foundational event of the Latter Day Saint movement took place in what is commonly referred to as the Sacred Gr...
Sacred Grove (Latter Day Saint movement) - Wikipedia
Missouri Executive Order 44
Missouri Executive Order 44, also known in Latter Day Saint history as the Extermination Order, was an executive order issued on October 27, 1838 by the governor of Missouri, Lilburn Boggs. It was iss...
Missouri Executive Order 44 - Wikipedia
Mormons
Mormons (/ˈmɔrmənz/) are a religious and cultural group related to Mormonism, the principal branch of the Latter Day Saint movement of Restorationist Christianity, which began with Joseph Smith in ups...
Mormons - Wikipedia
Continuous revelation
Continuous revelation or continuing revelation is a theological belief or position that God continues to reveal divine principles or commandments to humanity.In Christian traditions, it is most common...
Outer darkness
In Christianity, the outer darkness is a place referred to three times in the Gospel of Matthew (8:12, 22:13, and 25:30) into which a person may be "cast out", and where there is "weeping and gnashing...
Outer darkness - Wikipedia
Danite
The Danites were a fraternal organization founded by Latter Day Saint (LDS) members in June 1838, in the town of Far West in Caldwell County, Missouri. During their period of organization in Missouri,...
Anthon Transcript
The "Anthon Transcript" (often identified with the "Caractors document") is a small piece of paper on which Joseph Smith wrote several lines of characters. According to Smith, these characters were fr...
Anthon Transcript - Wikipedia
Home teaching
Home teaching (formerly called block teaching and ward teaching) is a responsibility of priesthood holders in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). Home teaching is a church pr...
Sealing (Mormonism)
Sealing is an ordinance (ritual) performed in Latter Day Saint temples by a person holding the sealing authority. The purpose of this ordinance is to seal familial relationships, making possible the e...
Sealing (Mormonism) - Wikipedia
Council of Friends
The Council of Friends was an organization described by Joseph Smith in early 19th century Mormon theology. He viewed the organisation as being part of a world government which would guide and direct ...
Master Mahan
In the religious texts of the Latter Day Saint movement, Master Mahan is a title assumed first by Cain and later by his descendant Lamech. The title indicates that Cain and Lamech were each the "mast...
House of Joseph (LDS Church)
The House of Joseph (sometimes referred to as the Tribe of Joseph) were the Old Testament tribes of Ephraim and Manasseh. Both of these tribes were descendants of Joseph's two sons, Ephraim and Manass...
House of Joseph (LDS Church) - Wikipedia
Son of perdition (Mormonism)
Son of perdition is a phrase used in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) and by Mormon fundamentalists to describe a person who will not take part in the glory of God in the a...
Voree plates
The Voree plates,, also called The Record of Rajah Manchou of Vorito, or the Voree Record, were a set of three tiny metal plates allegedly discovered by Latter Day Saint leader James J. Strang in 1845...
Voree plates - Wikipedia
Disciplinary council
In The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), a disciplinary council is an ecclesiastical trial during which a member of the church is tried for alleged violations of church standar...
Kolob
Kolob is a star or planet described in Mormon scripture. Reference to Kolob is found in the Book of Abraham, a work that is traditionally held by adherents of the Mormon faith as having been translate...
Kolob - Wikipedia