Glimpse of the Past – LDS Church History May 1-6

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May 1, 1832 – At a council, held at Independence, it was decided to print 3,000 copies of the “Book of Commandments.”

May 6, 1832 – Joseph Smith, jun., Sidney Rigdon and Newel K. Whitney left Independence, Mo., for Ohio. On the journey Bro. Whitney broke his leg and was miraculously healed. Joseph was poisoned by his enemies, but was restored in an instant.

May 6, 1833 – A revelation on the pre-existence of man was given through Joseph Smith, jun., at Kirtland, and on the same date the Saints were commanded by revelation to build a House to the Lord at Kirtland. (Doc. and Cov., Sec. 93 and 94.)

May 3, 1834 – At a conference of Elders, held at Kirtland, the Church was first named “The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.”

May 4, 1835 (Monday) – The Twelve left Kirtland on their first mission as Apostles.

Taken from Andrew Jenson’s:  Church Chronology

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