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 #19 "Thy Faith Hath Saved Thee"
April 24, 2015
by BYU Studies Staff
This lesson draws together events in Jesus' life that help us draw closer to him. The parable of the unjust judge teaches us to continually pray. Christ's visit to Zacchaeus shows that He is sent to all people. The miracle of Christ raising Lazarus is a witness of His divine mission.

Faith and Miracles

"Faith in Jesus Christ," by Douglas E. Brinley, Encyclopedia of Mormonism

Having faith means having complete confidence that Jesus Christ is the Son of God. One who has faith believes that it is only through Jesus Christ that we are saved from sin and death.

"Lord, Increase Our Faith," by Gordon B. Hinckley, Ensign, November 1987

"Father, increase . . .
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Book Review
April 23, 2015

This daily feature is an introduction to a full book review by Barnard Stewart Silver. To read the full text of this review, follow the link below.

In our era, when justifiable attention is paid to economic . . .

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History of the Church Series
April 22, 2015

This daily feature is an introduction to a full article by Leonard J. Arrington. Each Wednesday we focus on an aspect of church history, beginning in New York in the early 19th century and progressing throughout the year to Utah in the 20th century. Find more . . .

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Additional Features
On April 24, in the life of Joseph Smith
On this day in 1832

Independence, Missouri. Joseph Smith arrived in Independence after traveling first by steamboat and then an additional 300 miles by stagecoach.


On this day in 1837

Geauga County, Ohio. Martindale v. Smith: Plaintiff by his attorney Hitchcock filed his declaration with Geauga Court of Common Pleas clerk D. D. Aiken. The declaration stated the indebtedness: $5,000 on October 11, 1836; $6,000 on February 20, 1837; $7,500 on April 25, 1837.


On this day in 1842

Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith preached on the hill near the Nauvoo Temple concerning the building of the temple.


On this day in 1843

Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith took his children on a pleasure ride in a carriage.


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LDS FAQ Angle Moroni
Are Latter-day Saints well-educated?

Willie Handcart
On this day in 1856:

View text of the company journal with an entry for every day of the journey here.

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