Daily Feature

Each weekday, we spotlight content from BYU Studies: articles, reviews, web updates, staff picks, etc. These spotlights are called “Daily Features.” To read the full text for the feature, click the “Read More” link from the front page. You can download the article or other item for free during the week that it is featured.

New Test. Lesson #29 The Number of the Disciples Was Multiplied
July 3, 2015
by BYU Studies Staff
The first months of the church after Christ's ascension were filled with both struggles and miracles. Chart 13-11 lists many miracles that strengthened and encouraged the early saints. The faith of Peter, Paul, Stephen, and others is worthy of praise and emulation.

Working Together in the Kingdom of God

Chart 13-11: "Miracles in Acts," from Charting the New Testament

"Always a Convert Church: Some Lessons to Learn and Apply This Year," by Spencer W. Kimball, Ensign, September 1975

This year as we study Acts through Revelation, we shall be able to review and learn many truths and find many ways to apply the gospel in our lives.
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Book Review
July 2, 2015

This daily feature is an introduction to a full book review by Brian Q. Cannon. To read the full text of this review, follow the link below.

In this superb, award-winning study, Jedediah S. Rogers, state historian . . .

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Special Feature
July 1, 2015

BYU Studies is pleased to announce the Third Annual BYU New Testament Commentary Conference, which will be held on July 31, 2015, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., in the Hinckley Alumni Center. This conference is free and open to the public. The next e-book to appear in . . .

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Additional Features
On July 5, in the life of Joseph Smith
On this day in 1830

Harmony, Pennsylvania. Joseph Smith received Doctrine and Covenants 25, a revelation directing Emma, the "elect lady," to assemble the first hymnbook for the Church.


On this day in 1835

Kirtland, Ohio. Some Saints at Kirtland purchased from Michael H. Chandler the Egyptian mummies and papyri, which contained the writings of Abraham and Joseph of Egypt.


On this day in 1842

Nauvoo, Illinois. Nauvoo City Ordinances: Required an investigation before the Nauvoo Municipal Court before any citizen of the city be taken out of the city by any writs, and extended the benefit of a writ of habeas corpus to all citizens of the city. Required that any individual wishing to put on a public show or exhibition attain a license, costing fifty dollars and that any public show or exhibition be consistent with standards of good morals and decency.


On this day in 1842

Nauvoo, Illinois. City of Nauvoo v. McGraw: William H. McGraw was brought before the Nauvoo Mayor's Court (over which Joseph Smith presided) for breach of ordinance by selling spirituous liquors. The execution of sentence was stayed on appeal to the Nauvoo Municipal Court.


On this day in 1842

Nauvoo, Illinois. Nauvoo Legion Court Martial: Joseph Smith attended court martial this day.


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LDS FAQ Angle Moroni
What is the Melchizedek Priesthood?

Willie Handcart
On this day in 1856:

It was difficult to dispose of the surplus property. Birth: Lars Julius Larsen to Ann K. and Peter Larsen; Death: Sarah Ann Cooper, age 2

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