Jesus Came to Mary

On this Easter Sunday, we worship together in celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. After the atonement, Jesus was crucified, his spirit left his body, and his body was laid to rest in a sepulcher or tomb. On the first day of the week, Sunday, Jesus’ spirit and body were reunited and He rose.

Lo Here, and Lo There

When Joseph Smith Jr. walked into the grove to pray, after reading James 1:5, he had a miraculous experience. We do not know exactly what occurred, but we do know that he had a revelation. We are tole that he was asked not to join any of the denominations he had explored. Why not? And does this revelation mean that all churches were evil? And if they were, are they still today?

1844 Doctrine & Covenants 109

The following section on marriage was prepared while the original Book of Doctrine and Covenants was being compiled. It was read by W. W. Phelps at the general assembly of August 17, 1835 where the assembly of Saints adopted it unanimously by common consent. It is not a revelation.