He obviously was acting as a prophet of God at an official Mormon Church meeting. Farkas' discussion of the fifty-six year "prophecy" consists of statements in blessings given to individuals that the one being blessed would see the Lord, and statements that some of those present at a meeting, or of the then rising generation would not taste death until after Christ comes.
On the 14th of Feb. Every blessing the Lord proffers to his people is on conditions. It is unclear what year Huntington was born. The process of the restoration of all things continues today. This does not mean that the prophet's words should be ignored.
The Latter Day Saints were to gather riches and purchase a place of refuge and safety, where the wicked would not come, and the wicked would refuse to battle the Saints. This statement is merely another account of the ambiguous revelation given to Joseph Smith about the second coming, not a prophecy of Joseph Smith that Thomas would see the Son of God if she lived to be eighty.
Speaking through Smith, God says regarding Missouri: Three of the Nephites, chosen here by the Lord Jesus as his apostles, had the same promise--that they should not taste death until Christ came, and they still remain on the earth in the flesh.
His wife was killed instantly, so quickly that she had no time to taste of death. But the Son of Man will come as the sign of the coming of the Son of Man, which will be as the light of the morning cometh out of the east [see Joseph Smith—Matthew 1: Farkas supplies, however, the words in question express things that the church members are to do.
He provides not a single example concerning doctrinal teachings, or any examples that could be said to properly apply to explicitly stated opinions. It is also easy to understand how rumors that he did utter such a prophecy would arise and spread. This revision contains three earlier references, two of which go back to Joseph Smith in Strong hold in Kirtland for the space of five years: From the complete sentence it is clear that Thatcher was expressing a personal opinion and not an official position of either the LDS church or its leadership.
Upon comparing the evidence in The God Makers and Shadow or Reality, it is difficult to avoid the suspicion that they did no primary source research on the fifty-six year prophecy, but merely cribbed from the Tanners without giving them credit.
The prophets will be killed, lie in the streets 3 days then rise again. The sermon was preached at Lewiston, in Cache County, Utah. See also The Words of Joseph Smith: See also The Words of Joseph Smith: Referencing articles that appear on the Internet is difficult, as the actual printed-out number of pages depends on the settings and font size of the browser used, and the article content can change as often as the webmaster uploads a new version.
History of the Church, 4: We can trust that God is always watching over us, even in the darkest of times: Huntington gives his birth year as Fear not those who are making you an offender for a word [see Isaiah We may look, then, with most perfect assurance, for the fulfillment of all those things that have been written, and with more confidence than ever before, lift up our eyes to the luminary of day, and say in our hearts, Soon thou wilt veil thy blushing face.
A favorite pastime of anti-Mormons is to list the alleged false prophecies of Joseph Smith as evidence that he was not a prophet of God.
I wrote this on Sunday afternoon but very early this morning as I was pondering and praying about your situation and feelings I had the impression to share the following. Phelps and wife that they should never taste death.
Two examples of just such expressions are discussed in this paper.
Governor Lilburn Boggs then ordered that the Mormons be "exterminated or driven from the state". He bestowed upon them the Aaronic Priesthood,which is the priesthood of outer ordinances. Therefore hear this, O earth: Farkas misinterpreted a statement of Martha Thomas.
The Words of Joseph Smith: It applies in the fact that if you read literature produced by or focuses on things taught by people who are disaffected with the church who are either members or who are separated either of their own choice or through church discipline that you will eventually become like them.The Prophet Joseph Smith translated the records by revelation.
the nature of God, and the priesthood. Joseph Smith—Matthew adds to our knowledge of the Savior’s teachings about His Second Coming. The writings of Joseph Smith in the Pearl of Great Price include: • Joseph Smith—History, which is an excerpt from the Second Coming.
The teachings of Joseph Smith include a broad spectrum of religious doctrines as well as political and and the "elect" of the world would be gathered to this location during the great Tribulation that preceded the second coming of Jesus. Teachings during Smith's translation of the Smith's claim to be a prophet of God has led to much.
Through the Prophet Joseph Smith, the Lord revealed many prophecies concerning the Second Coming, the Millennium, and the turbulent time that will precede these events. This great outpouring of revelation is a testimony that Joseph Smith was truly a seer raised up by God. This online book contains many teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith.
These teachings are listed below by topic. Chapter 1: The First Vision: The Father and the Son Appear to Joseph Smith The Second Coming and the Millennium This website is not owned by or affiliated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (sometimes called.
The days (or dispensation of time) just before the Second Coming of the Lord (The Guide to the Scriptures, "Last Days, Latter Days," –46).  A faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ (The Guide to the Scriptures, "Saint," –16). The Alleged Fifty-Six-Year Second-Coming Prophecy of Joseph Smith: An Analysis by Statements attributed to Joseph Smith about the Second Coming.
As evidence of a false Joseph Smith prophecy of the second coming of Christ inauthors Decker and Hunt have used a controversial sermon that was disavowed by the LDS church.Download