Category: Event

Marvelous Work and a Wonder 0

Marvelous Work and a Wonder

Joseph Smith Sr. A marvelous work and a wonder has the Lord wrought by thy hand, even  that which shall prepare the way for the remnants of his people to come in among the...

Zion’s Camp 0

Zion’s Camp

Preparing for Zion’s Camp “To Brigham Young and his older brother Joseph, the Prophet promised: ‘If you will go with me in the camp to Missouri and keep my counsel, I promise you, in...

Mountain Meadow’s Massacre 0

Mountain Meadow’s Massacre

Joseph Fielding Smith Account from Essentials in Church History A Shocking Crime While Captain Van Vliet was interviewing President Brigham Young, there was occurring in the southwest corner of Utah—about three hundred miles from...

Utah War 0

Utah War

Utah War — 1856-1858 Political Changes Chief Justice Lazarus H. Reed, after a short stay in Utah, resigned because of ill health, and returned to the East where he died in the spring of...

Mission To The “Lamanites” 0

Mission To The “Lamanites”

Missions to the “Lamanites”? D&C 28:8 – September 1830 “And now, behold, I say unto you that you shall go unto the Lamanites and preach my gospel unto them.: Almost as soon as the...

Christian Persecution under Valerian 0

Christian Persecution under Valerian

Associated Locations: Rome Associated Dates: April, 257 – Oct. 260 – Reign Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. Began under Valerian, in the month of...

The Transfiguration 0

The Transfiguration

Providential Role in History “Until men attain a higher status of spiritual understanding than they now enjoy, they can learn only in part what took place upon the Mount of Transfiguration.” Location Brothers and...

Christian Persecution under Domitian 0

Christian Persecution under Domitian

Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. The emperor Domitian, who was naturally inclined to cruelty, first slew his brother, and then raised the second persecution against...

Christian Persecution under Aurelian 0

Christian Persecution under Aurelian

Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. The principal sufferers were: Felix, bishop of Rome. This prelate was advanced to the Roman see in 274. He...

Christian Persecution under Decius 0

Christian Persecution under Decius

Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. This was occasioned partly by the hatred he bore to his predecessor Philip, who was deemed a Christian and was...

French Persecution from 1598 to 1789 0

French Persecution from 1598 to 1789

Associated Dates: France, 1598-1789 Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. The persecutions occasioned by the revocation of the edict of Nantes took place under Louis XIV....

Joseph Smith – Visions 0

Joseph Smith – Visions

Inspiring Stories Vision at a School House on a Hill Above the Morley Farm Levi Hancock The Fourth of June came and we all met in a little string of buildings under the hill near...

The First Vision (Various Accounts) 0

The First Vision (Various Accounts)

Joseph Smith History Account 1832 This 1832 narrative contains the earliest known account of Joseph’s First Vision. It was partly written by him and partly dictated to his scribe, Frederick G. Williams. Joseph Smith...

Christian Persecution under Severus 0

Christian Persecution under Severus

Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. Severus, having been recovered from a severe fit of sickness by a Christian, became a great favorer of the Christians...

Christian Persecution under Diocletian 0

Christian Persecution under Diocletian

Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. Under the Roman emperors, commonly called the Era of the Martyrs, was occasioned partly by the increasing number and...

Christian Persecution under Trajan and Adrian 0

Christian Persecution under Trajan and Adrian

Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. In the third persecution Pliny the Second, a man learned and famous, seeing the lamentable slaughter of Christians, and moved...

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Constitutional Convention

Associated Locations: Independence Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Associated Dates: May 14 – September 17 1787 – Constitutional Convention The years immediately preceding the Constitutional Convention were filled with disappointments and threats to the newly won peace....

Catholic Persecution in Italy 0

Catholic Persecution in Italy

Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. We shall now enter on an account of the persecutions in Italy, a country which has been, and still is,...

1746 Miracle at the Old South Meeting House 0

1746 Miracle at the Old South Meeting House

In October of 1746, during the French and Indian War,  French Duke of d’Anville sailed for New England with the most powerful fleet of the time.  It was the largest armada to ever approach the American...

Nauvoo Temple Dedication (2002) 0

Nauvoo Temple Dedication (2002)

Associated Locations: Nauvoo, Illinois Associated Dates: June 27, 2002 – Dedication Providential Importance in History “The Nauvoo Temple [was dedicated] at 5:00 p.m. on Thu 27 Jun 2002, a time clearly chosen to commemorate...

Christian Persecution under Marcus Aurelius Antoninus 0

Christian Persecution under Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. Marcus Aurelius, followed about the year of our Lord 161, a man of nature more stern and severe; and, although...

The Bulletproof George Washington 0

The Bulletproof George Washington

Associated Locations: Seven miles from Pittsburg, Virgina Associated Dates: July 9, 1755 – Occurance George Washington’s part in the July 9th, 1755, battle during the French and Indian War is indisputably one of the...

Christian Persecution in Persia 0

Christian Persecution in Persia

Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. The Gospel having spread itself into Persia, the pagan priests, who worshipped the sun, were greatly alarmed, and dreaded the...

Christian Persecution under Maximinus 0

Christian Persecution under Maximinus

Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. A.D. 235, was in the time of Maximinus. In Cappadocia, the president, Seremianus, did all he could to exterminate the...

Christian Persecution under Nero 0

Christian Persecution under Nero

Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. Christ our Savior, in the Gospel of St. Matthew, hearing the confession of Simon Peter, who, first of all other,...

Unknown who swayed Signers 2

Unknown who swayed Signers

Associated Locations: State House, Philadelphia Associated Dates: July 4, 1776 – Occured Account Faced with the death penalty for high treason, courageous men debated long before they picked up the quill pen to sign the...

Spanish Inquisition 0

Spanish Inquisition

Providential Importance in History Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. When the reformed religion began to diffuse the Gospel light throughout Europe, Pope Innocent III entertained great fear for the Romish Church....