It is also needless to make great pretensions when the heart is not right: The Lord rebuked him several times. I first heard these tapes on my mission as I’m sure most missionaries have , and I was amazed at how these brought the Prophet Joseph and Church History alive to me. Rather, we revere him as the first prophet of the latter days. In section 88 of the Doctrine and Covenants the Lord said the temple was to be a house of glory, a house of order, a house of prayer, a house of fasting, a house of God p. I want you all to remember it.

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Truman G. Madsen – BYU Speeches

The Prophet appears in many other books and articles not directly about him but about Latter-day Saints individually and collectively. Masterfully put together and well thought out. Madsen finds the best faith promoting stories about Joseph Smith and somehow manages to spin controversial instances into some of Joseph’s finest hours. Sep 20, Joe rated it really liked it. The only problem with the CDs is that you do not have the citations available as you would in the book format.

Joseph Smith Lecture 5: Forty years later, these lectures were made available on speeches. In having listened to these set of CDs more than twice I have learned something new each time. If you liked the lectures, you will like the book better.


Joseph Smith the Prophet – Deseret Book

Named in honor of Truman O. Madsens’s book certainly accomplishes what he desires: I was glad to be reading Ttruman Smith: In the book, readers may see a more accurate picture of who Joseph Smith was and gain a meritorious appreciation for the role he played and the many hardships he endured to accomplish his vital calling.

Sep 13, Travis Standley rated it it was amazing Shelves: But that did not mean he was perfect; inMadsen spent 17 days in the Salt Lake County Jail for traffic violations including running a red light, speeding, and driving on a suspended license.

Aug 16, Erin rated it it was amazing. Truman Madsen’s delivery of these gems is well done. Orson Pratt finally complained, ‘Why do you give us no rest? It included her leading the family in singing. As a tireless supporter of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ, his works have inspired readers and listeners for decades.

Joseph Smith the Prophet

If I had not experienced what I have, I could not have believed it myself. Many books have been written about Joseph Smith.

Jan 08, Jeni rated it really liked it. It talks about his personality, talents, and characteristics, as well as some of his spiritual gifts. Trivia About Joseph Smith the Madsen even ends each lecture by testifying and closing with the Mormon liturgical coda: This book will keep you entertained, and wanting to mavsen back for more.


But we have done the best we could under the circumstances in which we are placed, and I wish you to take this matter in hand and organize and systematize all these ceremonies p.

These talks about the life of the prophet Joseph Smith will definitely strengthen your testimony of the calling madseh the prophet.

Truman G. Madsen

Joseph Smith Lecture 3: These lectures ought to be titled: I felt he was talking to the Lord, and the power rested upon us all p. Madsen’s lectures he presents a very interesting side of Joseph that we don’t often talk about. Feb 20, Kassie rated it it was amazing. This one the product of Truman Madsen’s deep love for the subject and years of research illuminates specific facets of Joseph Smith s greatness.

Is it important for a prophet of God to be “the xmith of the party”?