The Beginning of Better Days: Divine Instruction to Women from the Prophet Joseph Smith

The Beginning of Better Days: Divine Instruction to Women from the Prophet Joseph Smith

Sheri Dew, Virginia H. Pearce


How vital are girls within the restored church of Jesus Christ? We study anything concerning the resolution to the query from an easy old truth: In 1842, the Prophet Joseph Smith took time to wait numerous conferences of the feminine reduction Society of Nauvoo and provides own guideline to the ladies there. He did this at a time of significant own turmoil, whilst persecutions have been raging and his tasks have been heavy. He did it at a time whilst society slightly stated girls as having any form of prestige in any respect. On six separate events, he taught the ladies in my opinion approximately their privileges, their possibilities, their responsibilities, and the advantages the Lord had in shop for them in His kingdom.

The starting of higher Days comprises Joseph Smith's six undying sermons to the ladies of Nauvoo, in addition to own essays from Sheri Dew and Virginia H. Pearce that support us higher comprehend the sermons and their relevance for Latter-day Saint girls this day. "We have tried to percentage a bit approximately our personal techniques of discovery concerning the sermons," writes the authors. "This is what labored for us. What works for you'll be related — or it can be different. the key is to dig in."

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