A Young Folks' History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints eBook

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And now let all the boys and girls who read this book remember what the Lord expects of them.  He must have men and women to carry on the great work begun so nobly and so well.  If He is to use you, you must make your lives worthy; you must grow in wisdom and power and faith and goodness; be pure and strong in mind and body; be studious, earnest, prayerful, noble, and brave to do the right; then God will be pleased to use you, and you yourselves will become makers of a glorious future history.

Topics.—­1.  President Joseph F. Smith. 2.  John R. Winder. 3.  Anthon H. Lund. 4.  John Henry Smith. 5.  Charles W. Penrose. 6.  The trouble in Mexico. 7.  The great war in Europe. 8.  Progress of the Church.

Questions and Review.—­1.  Who was President Joseph F. Smith’s father? 2.  Describe some of his boyhood surroundings. 3.  Tell about his adventure with the Indians. 4.  How did he cross the plains? 5.  Tell of his missions. 6.  How long has he been President of the Church? 7.  How many of you have seen him and heard him speak? 8.  Name President Smith’s counselors. 9.  Tell something about each of them. 10.  What historical places has the Church purchased and improved? 11.  Why have the Saints had to leave Mexico? 12.  Review the great European war. 13.  What might be the outcome of this war? 14.  Where are new temples being built? 15.  How many stakes and wards are there now in the Church 16.  What did the Prophet Joseph Smith say about the future of the Church?

FIRST PRESIDENCIES OF THE CHURCH.

First.—­1833-1844.

President. First Counselor. Second Counselors.
                                                Frederick G. Williams. 
Joseph Smith.  Sidney Rigdon.  Hyrum Smith,
                                                William Law.

Second.—­1847-1877.

President. First Counselor. Second Counselors.
                     Heber C. Kimball, Willard Richards,
Brigham Young.  George A. Smith, Jedediah M. Grant,
                     John W. Young.  Daniel H. Wells.

Third.—­1880-1887.

President.        First Counselor.         Second Counselors.
John Taylor.          George Q. Cannon.           Joseph F. Smith.

Fourth.—­1889-1898.

President.        First Counselor.         Second Counselors.
Wilford Woodruff.     George Q. Cannon.           Joseph F. Smith.

Fifth.—­1898-1901.

President. First Counselor. Second Counselors.

Lorenzo Snow.  George Q. Cannon.  Joseph F. Smith.

Sixth.—­1901-

President. First Counselor. Second Counselors.
                     John R. Winder.  Anthon H. Lund. 
Joseph F. Smith.  Anthon H. Lund.  John Henry Smith. 
                                                Charles W. Penrose.

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