Back roads 1981 online dating
If any of them be right, which is it and how shall I know it? While praying, Smith said he was first overcome by some power of darkness, then a pillar of light appeared over his head (., vs. Smith recorded: When the light rested upon me I saw two personages, whose brightness and glory defy all description, standing above me in the air.
One of them spoke unto me, calling me by name and said, pointing to the other — 'This is My Beloved Son. ' My object in going to inquire of the Lord was to know which of all the sects was right, that I might know which to join.
Indeed, the whole district of the country seemed affected by it, and great multitudes united themselves to the different religious parties, which created no small stir and division amongst the people, some crying, 'Lo, here! ' Some were contending for the Methodist faith, some for the Presbyterian, and some for the Baptist....For that, the state had Joseph arrested, but he was freed by the Nauvoo Municipal Court.Later, he was again arrested and charged with treason. Brigham Young, who was President of the Twelve Apostles, was chosen as Joseph's successor and led the Mormons west to Salt Lake City, Utah. These brief highlights of Mormonism's origin come from official LDS records.All of these things are linked to the time of Smith's first vision. About four years later (1816 4=1820) the family moved to a farm in Manchester township.Then, he said in the second year after their move to Manchester (1820 2=1822), there was an unusual excitement on the subject of religion.