Joseph Smith Jr

Letter to William W. Phelps

The following epistle was written by Joseph Smith Jr. to William W. Phelps, November 27, 1832. Part of this Epistle as canon for use in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as Section 85 of their Doctrine and Covenants. Inspired changes to the text have been placed in italics. The epistle will need to be voted on before full inclusion in the Doctrines of the Saints.  Chapter 1 1 Brother William W. Phelps, I say brother because I…

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Happiness Letter

The following letter was written by Joseph Smith Jr. to Nancy Rigdon, the daughter of early Church Leader Sidney Rigdon, in 1842. It may also be found recorded in Joseph Smith, History Volume D, dated August 27, 1842. This Epistle was voted on and sustained as canon for use in the Church of Jesus Christ in Christian Fellowship by the Assembly of Saints April 6, 2020. It will be included in the Epistles of Joseph Smith Jr. in the Doctrines…

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A Prophecy to The Church in Kirtland

According to Revelation Book 1, this revelation is the “forty-seventh commandment” given March, 1831 at Kirtland Ohio. Recorded as Doctrine and Covenants Section 45 for Community of Christ, and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This version was taken from Revelation Book 1, pages 71-76. Inspired changes made for its use for the Church of Jesus Christ in Christian Fellowship and other known changes are in italics. Currently Section 26c of the Doctrines of the Saints for the…

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