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The impact of Joseph Smith’s life has been debated for decades. Listen as prophets, apostles, professors, and historians discuss the life of Joseph Smith and add their personal witnesses that he was God’s servant. This unique account commemorates the 174th anniversary of the Prophet’s martyrdom.

Joseph Smith: BYU Speeches BYU Speeches

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.8 • 212 Ratings

The impact of Joseph Smith’s life has been debated for decades. Listen as prophets, apostles, professors, and historians discuss the life of Joseph Smith and add their personal witnesses that he was God’s servant. This unique account commemorates the 174th anniversary of the Prophet’s martyrdom.

    Stand by My Servant Joseph | Cecil O. Samuelson | Jan 2005

    Stand by My Servant Joseph | Cecil O. Samuelson | Jan 2005

    The Lord's commandment to stand by Joseph Smith with true loyalty applies to each of us as builders and defenders of God's kingdom.

    • 19 min
    But for Joseph | Katherine D. Pullins, Jun 2000

    But for Joseph | Katherine D. Pullins, Jun 2000

    Associate law school dean Katherine D. Pullins shares her story of conversion to the gospel and Church that Joseph Smith restored. But for Joseph and his contributions, she testifies, not only would the world be vastly lacking, but so would our individual lives.

    • 32 min
    The Profile of a Prophet | Hugh B. Brown, Oct 1955

    The Profile of a Prophet | Hugh B. Brown, Oct 1955

    If you had to create the profile of a prophet, what would it look like? Joseph Smith's character and works testify of his prophetic calling.

    • 26 min
    What Came from Kirtland? | M. Russell Ballard, Nov 1994

    What Came from Kirtland? | M. Russell Ballard, Nov 1994

    We owe much to the Kirtland era of Church history. This time of the restoration is rich in visions, revealed doctrine, and essential progression.

    • 46 min
    Joseph Smith and the Lighter View | Leonard J. Arrington, Nov 1974

    Joseph Smith and the Lighter View | Leonard J. Arrington, Nov 1974

    Although Joseph Smith was raised in an overly pious and sanctimonious society, his jovial nature, sense of humor, and zeal for life show the Saints that this life is for men to have joy.

    • 22 min
    The Legacy of Learning (Excerpted) | Cecil O. Samuelson, Aug 2005

    The Legacy of Learning (Excerpted) | Cecil O. Samuelson, Aug 2005

    Although he had little formal schooling, Joseph Smith left the Church a legacy of asking and answering questions, working hard, and learning all we can.

    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
212 Ratings

212 Ratings

BrookBen ,

Great collection!

Thank you for collecting all of these talks about Joseph Smith. I feel even more strongly than ever before that God called Joseph to preach Christ anew for us.

Paddy melt ,

Love these talks

Even wanting to read more on Joseph Smith and these talks really are good and being the spirit to confirm their truth

CornDog81 ,

Love it

I listen to these lectures every couple of years and I am always amazed and the new piece of information that pops out to me.
I wish the recording quality was better, but it still worth listening too!

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