Orson F. Whitney: Mormon Apostle, Poet and Historian

Born July 1, 1855 in Salt Lake City, Jr., Heber C. Kimball. One of his earliest memories was the family moving as Johnson’s Army approached Salt Lake City. Which is a whole other story pertaining to Mormon History and is better told at another time. Raised in Salt...

John A. Widtsoe: Mormon Apostle and Scientist

One of my favorite apostles in this modern age is Elder John A. Widtsoe. Born January 31st of 1872 in Dalöe, Island of Fröyen, Norway, his mother, who worked as a seamstress, and siblings joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Mormons) and they...

Saviors on Mount Zion

Just what does it mean to be “saviors on Mount Zion?” Thankfully, we have modern-day prophets and apostles to shed a little light on the subject. Elder John A. Widtsoe highlights an agreement we made concerning the eternal welfare of all of the sons and daughters of...
Spencer W. Kimball Testified of Joseph Smith, Jr.

Spencer W. Kimball Testified of Joseph Smith, Jr.

  … Joseph Smith came into this world that was crying for help; for hundreds of years it had been helpless. … It had been hundreds and hundreds of years since there had been a prophet. … And so it was time. (“Chapter 21: The Prophet Joseph Smith,” Teachings of...
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