Sermons of Joseph Smith

As Included in the Journal of Discourses
Narrated by: Taylor Anderson
Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
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Publisher's Summary

On April 7, 1844, Joseph Smith gave a sermon in Nauvoo, Illinois, at a general conference of the church. In attendance were nearly 20,000 church members. 

A few weeks earlier, on March 9, a church member and close friend of Joseph named King Follett was killed in an accident. This well-known event in Nauvoo led Joseph Smith to comment specifically on Follett’s death and to address what Joseph called “[T]he subject of the dead”. For this reason, Joseph’s sermon has often been referred to as the King Follett sermon or discourse. 

The King Follett discourse is recorded along with two other sermons given by Joseph Smith in the Journal of Discourses. Each of the three discourses have been compiled together to form the present work, and additional commentary and insights have been added so the modern listener may better understand the principles taught therein and thus feel an increase in their faith.

©2018 Legacy Latter-day Saint Audiobook Foundation, Inc. (P)2018 Legacy Latter-day Saint Audiobook Foundation, Inc.

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The truth is delicious! Craving more!

Outstandingly profound and so beautifully simple and easy to understand. The gospel works, and it makes sense too.

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Great insights on King Follett doctrine

I was pleasant surprised how well researched the "new commentary for the modern reader" section supports the doctrines Joseph Smith teaches in the King Follett discourse. A must read for anyone searching for truth. I had no idea that so many early Christians taught the same doctrines.

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Enlightening

Many precepts I had heard vaguely that were expounded upon. A clearer picture of actual words and thoughts provided. Very enjoyable!

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