Monday, May 14, 2018

The “Destroyer”

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During the 1830’s, what was the destroyer in the scriptures referred to?
a.                  Satan
b.                  Death
c.                   Porter Rockwell
d.                  Missouri mobs
Yesterday’s answer:
C    Brigham Young
In November 1851, Elder Benson organized the North Pigeon Branch, with Benjamin Gardner as captain and with two counselors. Some disaffected members stayed behind and on July 11 organized their own branch. In that meeting, one spoke “harsh things” about Brigham Young, and another said Young was the “Beast Daniel saw,” while a third called Brigham Young a usurper of authority.

The Closedown of LDS Iowa Settlements in 1852 That Completed the Nauvoo Exodus and Jampacked the Mormon Trail, William G. Hartley, BYU Studies, Vol. 52, No. 3, 2013, 89-90.

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