love of liberty

Love of Liberty

Date: 9 July 1843 Source: Joseph Smith Diary by Willard Richards The Words of Joseph Smith: Page 229 Why I picked this Quote? Like Joseph Smith, I love liberty, both religious freedom and civil liberty. A major tenet of the Mormon religion is agency, or in other words that God has given us the ability to…

i have learned for myself

I Have Learned for Myself

Date: 1838 Account of the First Vision, an event that occurred in spring of 1820 Source: Joseph Smith – History 1:20 Additional Context Joseph, in the religious excitement of the day, had been very desirous to know which church was right, so he could join the one that truly had power to save him. Earlier…