Brigham Young's Visions of Joseph Smith. On two occasions after his martyrdom, Joseph Smith visited Brigham Young in a dream. On August 17, 1845, 14 months after Joseph was shot and killed in Carthage Jail, Brigham Young wrote about a dream in which Joseph appeared to him to give him counsel about pushing people too hard to finish the Nauvoo Temple.
Following is a comparison between Christian doctrine and Mormon doctrine. It will become very obvious that Mormonism does not agree with the Bible. In fact, Mormonism uses the same words found in Christianity, but it redefines them.
Teachings of Brigham Young The Prophet Joseph Smith laid the foundation of the Church of Jesus Christ in this dispensation. It was decreed in the counsels of eternity, long before the foundations of the earth were laid, that he, Joseph Smith, should be the man, in the last dispensation of this world, to bring forth the word of God to the people, and receive the fulness of the keys and power of.
If Brigham Young had one constant character trait, it was his absolute faithfulness to Joseph Smith. Brigham had very little patience for those who demeaned or rejected Joseph; the difficulties that Joseph experienced with Emma can only have frustrated the loyal Brigham.
Then Brigham Young was the new leader of the Mormons once Joseph Smith died. In this essay I am going to investigate who contributed more to the Mormon movement. Was it Joseph Smith or Brigham Young? Joseph Smith was an American religious leader and founder of Mormonism. He was faithful, driven, and a strong speaker, but was easily tempered.
Brigham Young had about 54 wives, which yielded him 57 children. Beyond a reasonable doubt, both Joseph Smith Jr. and Brigham Young, just on the basis of their polygamy, were disqualified from spiritual leadership, based on 1 Tim. 3:2. In reality they were adulterers and even their own (false) scriptures (Book of Mormon) condemn their polygamy too!
American History Series: Brigham Young Leads His Mormons to a New Home June 03, 2009 Share. The church split when Joseph Smith said that Mormons could have more than one wife.
This intriguing documentary explores the ambitious effort to compile, transcribe, edit, and present the papers of, by, and directly related to the LDS Prophet Joseph Smith.