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In 1833, at the moment when everyday people started to concern themselves with their own cleanliness and bodily health, the Word of Wisdom arrived to light the way.
Erastus Snow, a leader and colonizer in the Church, was responsible for opening the Scandinavian Mission in 1850 and for the translation of the latter-day scriptures into Danish. A biographer declared that Erastus Snow was "in every sense of the word, truly an Apostle of the Lord Jesus Christ."
Read excerpts from early Latter-day Saint sermons unknown for more than a century and recently transcribed from shorthand.
Visit or explore online this new exhibit celebrating the world of the child, December 3, 2012-January 21, 2014.
Child's Vision Prepares her Family for the Gospel"Suddenly the thought came to me that I must look at them that I might remember them in the future." - Marie Cardon Guild Elder Marcus B. Nash introduces the theme for the 2012 lecture series and leads out with the first installment. Address and Prayer at the First Meeting in the TabernacleAddress and prayer of dedication at the first meeting held in the Salt Lake Tabernacle, given by Brigham Young on October 6, 1867, in Salt Lake City, recorded by George D. Watt. Hundreds of early Latter-day Saint sermons have remained unknown for more than a century because they were taken down in shorthand. Read excerpts from these previously unpublished sermons as transcribed by shorthand specialist LaJean Purcell Carruth. Behold, there shall be a record kept among you D&C 20:1
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