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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