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Cover of the Peace Maker pamphlet via
June 21, 2022
KnoWhy 634; Doctrine and Covenants 42:22
Portraits of Joseph Smith and Lilburn Boggs.
May 31, 2022
KnoWhy 632; Doctrine and Covenants 127:1
Photo of a bible by kiwihug via Unsplash.
January 18, 2022
KnoWhy 628; 1 Nephi 13:28
Nauvoo Expositor Destruction by Anthony Sweat.
January 7, 2022
KnoWhy 626; Doctrine and Covenants 135:7
Portrait of Emma Hale Smith. Oil on canvas, David Rogers, 1842. Image via the Joseph Smith Papers.
November 30, 2021
KnoWhy 625; Doctrine and Covenants 25:5–6
Painting of Carthage Jail by Al Rounds. Painting of The Prophet Joseph Smith, by Alvin Gittins.
November 25, 2021
KnoWhy 624; Doctrine and Covenants 135:1, 7
Painting of the "Steamboat Heroine" of 1832 by Peter Rindlisbacher. Image via The Oklahoman and The Oklahoma History Center.
November 4, 2021
KnoWhy 623; Doctrine and Covenants 104:78
Painting of the Heber C. Kimball home in Nauvoo by Al Rounds. Image of the Nauvoo Charter from the Library of Congress.
October 26, 2021
KnoWhy 622; Doctrine and Covenants 134:1
Windows at Liberty by Andrew Knaupp. Submitted to the 2021 Book of Mormon Central Art Contest.
October 19, 2021
KnoWhy 621; Doctrine and Covenants 121:1
Cold Missouri Night by Joseph Brickey
October 12, 2021
KnoWhy #620; Doctrine and Covenants 121:6
Christ Appears in Kirtland Temple by Walter Rane. Image via Gospel Media Library.
October 5, 2021
KnoWhy 619; Doctrine and Covenants 110:1
Doctrine and Covenants 88 and 109 via The Joseph Smith Papers. Image of the Kirtland Temple via Kenneth Mays
September 28, 2021
KnoWhy 618; Doctrine and Covenants 109:6
The Twelve Apostles and First Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the Rome, Italy Temple Visitor Center. Image via Church of Jesus Christ.
September 21, 2021
KnoWhy 617; Doctrine and Covenants 107:27
Jurors Listening to Counsel, Supreme Court, New York City Hall, New York. Drawn by Winslow Homer, 1869. Image via Met Museum.
September 14, 2021
KnoWhy 616; Joseph Smith—History 1:33
Image of U.S. Constitution via Pixabay.
September 7, 2021
KnoWhy 615; Doctrine and Covenants 101:77
Statue of Joseph and Hyrum Smith. Image via Church of Jesus Christ.
August 24, 2021
KnoWhy 614; Doctrine and Covenants 135:4
Judith and Holofernes by Jan de Bray. Image via Wikimedia Commons.
August 10, 2021
KnoWhy 613; Doctrine and Covenants 91:1, 4–5
Photograph of Rebecca Swain Williams
July 27, 2021
KnoWhy 612; Ether 12:19
Portrait of William McLellin via The Joseph Smith Papers.
July 1, 2021
KnoWhy 611; Doctrine and Covenants 66:1
Image of praying person by congerdesign via Pixabay.
June 17, 2021
KnoWhy 610; Doctrine and Covenants 65:4
Portrait of Martin Harris colorized by Bryce M. Haymond. Martin Harris's baptism certificate courtesy of Trace Mayer.
June 3, 2021
KnoWhy 607; Doctrine and Covenants 5:26
Oliver and Joseph by Vernon Murdock.
May 27, 2021
KnoWhy 605; Doctrine and Covenants 20:3
Bank notes of the Kirtland Safety Society. Landscape painting of Kirtland by Al Rounds.
May 18, 2021
KnoWhy 604; Doctrine and Covenants 64:21
Portrait of Oliver Cowdery. Landscape of Far West by Al Rounds.
May 11, 2021
603; Doctrine and Covenants 20:3
Portrait of John Whitmer and text of D&C 15. Images via Joseph Smith Papers.
April 27, 2021
KnoWhy 602; The Testimony of Eight Witnesses
Portrait of Sidney Rigdon with the manuscript of D&C 76 from The Joseph Smith Papers.
April 13, 2021
601; Doctrine and Covenants 35:3
“Early Missionaries” by Robert Barrett
March 30, 2021
KnoWhy 600; Testimony of the Eight Witnesses
Image of Hiram Page Grave Site by Kenneth Mays.
March 16, 2021
KnoWhy 599; Testimony of the Eight Witnesses
The Rise of the Church of Christ in These Last Days by Robert T. Barrett. Image via Church of Jesus Christ.
March 2, 2021
KnoWhy 598; Doctrine and Covenants 20:1