Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Posts Tagged ‘Today in Mormon History’

TodayinMormonHistory“175 years ago today – Apr 6, 1843 –Three days after William Miller’s predicted advent, Joseph reiterated the “eighty-five years old” prophecy and promised that, “There are those of the rising generation who shall not taste death till Christ comes. …  I prophecy in the name of the Lord God, and let it be written, that the Son of Man will not come in the heavens till I am 85 years old, 48 years hence or about 1890.”  Joseph then indulged in calculations based on biblical prophecy, referring ambiguously to the beginning of the “hour of his judgement” and figuring that if a day with God is 1,000 years, then an hour with God is “41 years, 8 months …”” – Rick Grunder, Mormon Parallels: A Bibliographic Source

(spelling as in original)

(more…)

Read Full Post »

 

Today in Mormon History

“175 Years Ago Today – February 13, 1843. At Orson Hyde’s house Joseph Smith says that those who come to Nauvoo but don’t buy their land through the church “must be cut off.” At this time Joseph Smith is chief land agent for the Church, and had contracted debt associated with land purchases. William Law is now competing with Joseph Smith.”

 

(more…)

Read Full Post »

%d bloggers like this: