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A Congressman’s Opinion Of Joseph Smith

TheDiscipleMD “In the Winter of 1840, the Prophet Joseph Smith went to Washington, D.C., to petition the president of the United States and Congress to redress the grievances of the Saints against the people of Missouri. While at the nation’s capital he had several opportunities of speaking in public. On the evening of February 5, […]

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Angels Don’t Have Wings

TheDiscipleMD A young boy in the first grade was given the assignment in elementary school to make an ornament for Christmas. A popular way to make an ornament in his day, circa 1963, was to Papier-mâché a soda pop bottle into a holiday character. He decided to make an angel. He spent several days meticulously […]

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The Prayer At Valley Forge

TheDiscipleMD In July of 2010 I noted with sadness the passing of the great artist Arnold Friberg at the age of 96. Mr. Friberg was an acclaimed artist who gain notoriety for his painting of Book of Mormon characters as well as the artist who was commissioned to paint Prince Charles in 1978 and Queen Elizabeth […]

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“Does God Have A Plan For Me?”

TheDiscipleMD In the movie “Simon Birch”, the young boy Simon asked the preacher if God had a plan for him. The preacher answered that God did, but didn’t elaborate on what “that plan” was. The preacher gave the answer that he knew to be inherently right, but gave no explanation to the young man as […]

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