Lost Sermons Introduction and Explanation
In these "lost sermons," we also find accounts of early missions of Parley P. Pratt to Chile and Lorenzo Snow to Italy, as well as Brigham Young’s conversion to the gospel. Learn more by watching our introductory video .
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Lost Sermons Introduction and Explanation In these " lost sermons ," we also find accounts of early missions of Parley P . Pratt to Chile and Lorenzo Snow to Italy, as well as Brigham Young’s conversion to the gospel.
Lost Sermons - Church History Museum
Serve and Teach. Lost Sermons 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 Read excerpts from these previously unpublished sermons as transcribed by shorthand specialist LaJean Purcell Carruth.
Deciphering Shorthand - Church History
George D. Watts developed a shorthand method that allowed him to capture sermons word for word; deciphering his code has unlocked a trove of early sermons.
John Taylor, October 30, 1859 - Church History
It has simply been the principle of revelation—revelation from God to man and righteousness in the man and truth and integrity. How did man obtain any knowledge of God in any age [of the] world? They obtained it upon the principle of revelation.
Wilford Woodruff, January 9, 1864 - Church History
While I walk in the light of God my mind is open. I can comprehend it and understand the signs of the time and the working of the Spirit of God, and when a thing is presented to me by [the] servants of God, I can receive a testimony of the truth of that; but when I lose the light I don’t comprehend those things.
Brigham Young, September 23, 1852 - Church History
Sermon at the Funeral of Mary Fielding Smith Transcribed by LaJean Purcell Carruth 28 April 2013 The transcription begins with the following explanation of the setting for this address: “September 23, a company of friends met at President Kimball's to perform their last duties to Sister Mary Smith who departed this life on Wednesday 22 instant at half past 5 p.m. President Young present.
Orson Pratt, June 20, 1852 - Church History Museum
Excerpts from two sermons delivered by Orson Pratt on June 20, 1852, in the Old Tabernacle in Salt Lake City, recorded by George D. Watt.
Milo Andrus, July 17, 1853 - Church History Museum
Salt Lake City in 1853, Etching by Frederick Piercy. Milo Andrus was nineteen years old when joined the Church in 1833. When he gave this sermon, he was thirty-nine years old and had been a member of Zion's Camp, served missions in Ohio, New York, and England, and led a company of two hundred across the plains to Salt Lake.. On Being Called to Speak
Brigham Young, October 6, 1867 - Church History Museum
O God our Heavenly Father, who dwells in the heavens, in the name of thy Son Jesus Christ we come before thee at this time to worship thee on this occasion. We ask for the aid of thy holy spirit to teach us how to pray, what we should ask for, [and] how to ask that we may receive.