I used to frame homes. Trust me when I say that the entire structure goes up fast until you come to the roof, especially with today’s roofs. Dormers and valleys can definitely slow down the construction process. I imagine the early pioneers discovered the same thing. The roof trusses on the Manti temple are actually formed in what shape?
a. A structure similar to whale ribs
b. A turtle shell
c. An upside down boat
d. A right side up bridge
C. His impending death
While speaking to the Relief Society in April of 1842 Joseph Smith said the following:
. . . that he did not know that he should have many opportunities of teaching them, as they were going to be left to themselves; they would not long have him to instruct them; that the Church would not have his instructions long, and the world would not be troubled with him a great while, and would not have his teachings.
Roberts, B.H., ed., History of the Church (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Company, 1902), 4:604.