Popular Discourses

  1. The United Order—The Duty of the Priesthood—The Gospel not Communism—Teaching the People How to Live—Independence of Babylon—The Saints Will Continue to Spread—Unity of Purpose and Action, Will Bring Again Zion—Free Schools Criticized—Educational Status of Our Children - 48,402 views
  2. Light of the Spirit—Coming Tribulations—Present Salvation - 48,144 views
  3. Attention and Reflection Necessary to An Increase of Knowledge—Self-Control—Unity of the Godhead and of the People of God - 9,615 views
  4. Spiritual Communication - 5,999 views
  5. Liberty of Conscience—Man Accountable to God—The Fall of Adam and Eve Preordained—Redemption and Resurrection—The Gospel in Ancient and in Modern Times—Fulfillment of Prophecy—A Falsehood Refuted—Patriarchal Marriage—Its Purity and Its Eternal Purpose - 5,389 views
  6. Men Eternal Beings—Darkness, Ignorance, and Weakness of the World—Privileges of the Saints - 5,332 views
  7. Parable of the Ten Virgins—Importance of the Last Dispensation—Responsibilities Resting Upon the Elders—Judgments at the Door—The Lamanites—Home Manufactures—Laying Up Wheat - 4,903 views
  8. Necessity of Paying Due Attention to Temporal Duties, &c - 4,593 views
  9. The Gospel—It Brings Temporal As Well As Spiritual Salvation—The Prophet Joseph Smith—Persecution—Our Religion Cannot Be Destroyed - 4,511 views
  10. Salvation - 4,114 views
  11. Human and Divine Government—the Latter-Day Kingdom, &c - 3,975 views
  12. The Priesthood—The Second Advent—The Gathering—Spiritual Ministrations and Manifestations - 3,892 views
  13. Polygamy - 3,535 views
  14. The Channels of Communication From God to Man—Dreams, Visions, Etc. - 3,486 views
  15. The Lord is Teaching Us Valuable Lessons in Our Present Experience—He is Teaching Us to Rely Upon Him and to Exercise the Faculties He Has Given Us—Nature of the Government of the United States—the Elements of a Variety of Governments Enter Into It—Physical and Moral Courage—the Judge of the Third District Court not a Christian—a Concubine Was a Wife and It Should not Be a Term of Reproach—the Character of Abraham Vindicated—Sympathy for Our Enemies—When the Saints Learn to Be Strictly Impartial, Judgment and Rule Will Be Given Them—Not All in the United States Are Arrayed Against Us—Weakness of the American Government—Power of Secret Societies—Zion to Be a Place of Refuge and Safety—President Cleveland’s Opportunity to Be Just and Great—We Must Purify Ourselves that Liberty May Come - 3,483 views
  16. Daniel’s Vision—Nebuchadnezzar’s Dream—Its Interpretation—The Coming of the Ancient of Days—Joseph Smith’s Prophecy—Things Yet to Be Fulfilled—The Valley of God Where Adam Dwelt—The Establishment of the Kingdom of God—The Coming Millennium and Triumph of the Saints - 3,448 views
  17. Report of a Visit to the Southern Country - 3,427 views
  18. Knowledge of the Doctrine of Christ—The Religions of Men, and the Religion of God—Joseph Smith—Persecutions, Etc. - 3,154 views
  19. Character and Being of God—Creation—Salvation of the Dead—The Unpardonable Sin—Resurrection—Baptism of the Spirit, Etc. - 2,875 views
  20. The Order of Enoch - 2,837 views
  21. Recreation, and the Proper Use of It - 2,682 views
  22. Source of True Happiness—Prayer, Etc. - 2,652 views
  23. God’s Peculiar People Called a Kingdom of Priests—Their Ministry Thus Foreshadowed—The Melchizedek and Aaronic Priesthoods—Their Restoration in the Latter Days—The Preaching of the Gospel—Ephraim and Manasseh—The Lineage of the Prophet Joseph Smith—Predestination and Election—The Dispersion and Gathering of Israel—The Priesthood Endless, Administering in Time and Eternity—The Blindness of the Gentiles to the Things of God—The Results of Persecution—The Future of the Faithful - 2,644 views
  24. Pre-Existence, in Spiritual Form, of Man, the Lower Animals and the Earth—The Temporal Probationary State—The Millennium—The Final Change - 2,497 views
  25. Prophecy of John the Revelator—Mission of the Ancient Apostles—Their Reception and Fate—The Great Apostasy—Preservation of the Apostle John—His Revelation—Restoration of the Gospel—The Earth to Be Baptized By Fire As It Was Once Baptized By Water—We Are Sent to the World With a Warning Message—They Can Receive or Reject It—Testimony to the Truth of “Mormonism.” - 2,460 views
  26. Conditions on Which the Saints Shall Prevail—Prevalence of Peace—The Feeling in the East—Falsehoods Swallowed By a Credulous Public—No Real Injury—Immediate Promises—Only One Thing to Be Feared—The Saints Shall Prevail—The Saints Shall Prevail Through Faithfulness—This Praise of the World a Signal for Sorrow—Power of a United People—The Fiercest Persecution Antecedent to Polygamy—Salt that Has Lost Its Savor—Only One Channel of Revelation—Vox Dei, Vox Populi—The Aaronic and Melchizedek Priesthoods—Writing and Speaking—Spirits that Peep and Mutter—Deceitful Devices of the Enemy—The Men Who Have Authority—The Parable of the Ship—The Man Who Presides—Invocation - 2,438 views
  27. Self-Government—Mysteries—Recreation and Amusements, Not in Themselves Sinful—Tithing—Adam, Our Father and Our God - 2,399 views
  28. Observe the Sabbath Day - 2,349 views
  29. Personal Reminiscences and Testimony Concerning the Prophet Joseph and the Church, Etc. - 2,316 views
  30. The Axe is Laid to the Root—Exhortation to Faithfulness - 2,242 views
  31. Mormonism.” - 2,198 views
  32. Eternal Punishment—“Mormonism,” &c - 2,162 views
  33. Parable of the Ten Virgins—Rapid Development of the Arts and Sciences—The Lord Hastening His Work in Its Time—Enmity Between the Church of Christ and the World—The Gathering Together of People From Every Nation After They Have Been Baptized Into One Spirit—The Law of Tithing—Blessings Which Follow Obedience Thereto—Binding Upon All, Rich and Poor Alike—Giving to the Poor—Power of the Principles of the Gospel and Effects of Their Observance—Jehovah—Jesus Christ—His Ministry—His Followers—Their Mission—Preaching to the Spirits in Prison—Baptism for the Dead—Saviors Upon Mount Zion—Responsibility Resting Upon the Saints—a Word of Encouragement to the Missionaries - 2,149 views
  34. Temple and Endowments—Raising Grain and Building Storehouses—Dedication - 2,145 views
  35. The Kingdom of God - 2,097 views
  36. Order—Spiritual Gifts—Temples—The New Jerusalem - 2,094 views
  37. The Gospel Incorporates All Truth—Mode of Administering the Sacrament—Abiding Counsel—Heavenly Blessings Are Conditional—Progressiveness of the Work—Plural Marriage—Tithing—Tardiness of the Saints in Observing Practical Duties—Cooperation - 2,052 views
  38. The “Twin Relics,” Slavery and Polygamy—Confounding of Polygamy With Bigamy, “Christian” Statesmanship—Joseph Smith’s Proposition for the Abolition of Slavery—The Great Rebellion, Church Division—The Bible and Polygamy, Origin of Monogamy—The Work of God in the Latter Days, the Mission of Ephraim—The Ten Tribes and Scattered Israel, the Book of Mormon—Present Persecution and Future Prospects of the Saints - 2,049 views
  39. Funeral Discourse - 2,044 views
  40. The Creation—The Seventh Thousand Years, and Events Which Are to Follow the Period of the Millennium - 2,042 views
  41. The Latter-Day Kingdom of God—Divine Authenticity of the Book of Mormon—External Testimony - 2,042 views
  42. Comprehensiveness of True Religion—The Saints But Stewards - 2,029 views
  43. Testimony of the Spirit—Revelation Given According to Requirements—Spiritual Warfare and Conquest, Etc. - 2,020 views
  44. The Increase and Future of the Saints—True Education, Etc. - 2,008 views
  45. Celebration of American Independence - 2,005 views
  46. Proper Conduct in Meeting - 2,001 views
  47. Visions of Moses—Rebellion in Heaven—Satan Cast Down—Our First Parents Fell—Before the Fall They Were Immortal—After the Fall, Mortal—The Command to Multiply Was Given to Two Immortal Beings—This Command More Fully to Be Carried Into Effect, After the Resurrection, Etc. - 2,000 views
  48. Disobedience of Counsel—The Indian War The Result of the Same - 1,984 views
  49. “Truth is Mighty and Will Prevail”—Introduction of the Principles of Eternal Truth—Fulfillment of Prophecy in Our Own Time—Principles of the Gospel Worthy of Consideration—Their Unpopularity—Peculiar Position of the Latter-Day Saints—The Kingdom of God Predicted By the Prophets—Joseph Smith—No Power Can Stay the Hand of Almighty—The Gospel of Christ is the Law of Salvation—Persecution—Polygamy—Treat Our Fellow Men Aright—Commencement of the Millennium—Warfare Between God and the Devil—Faith—the Secret of the Strength of the Saints—Responsibility of Rulers, Etc.—Responsibility of the Saints - 1,981 views
  50. Synopsis of Remarks - 1,974 views
  51. The Intended Trip North—The Causes of the Scarcity of Breadstuff—The Sufferings of the Ungodly in the United States—The Popularity of the Gospel Undesirable - 1,951 views
  52. United Order—Tithing—Cooperative Labors in Brigham City - 1,914 views
  53. Discourse by Elder Orson Pratt - 1,890 views
  54. The Order of Enoch—Socialistic Experiments—The Social Problem - 1,886 views
  55. The First Principles of the Gospel - 1,881 views
  56. The Order of Progression in Knowledge—The Way By Which Saints Become One—Aptness of Men to Remember Evil Rather Than Good—a Characteristic of Saints is to Remember Good and Forget Evil—Our Affections Should Be Placed on the Kingdom of God Above All Other Things - 1,872 views
  57. Opposition to the Gospel - 1,862 views
  58. Design of God in Relation to the Earth and Its Inhabitants—Power of Satan—The Two Zions—What is Required of the Saints—A Priesthood in the Heavens, As Well As on the Earth—Duties of the Priesthood—Would-Be Advisers—Celestial Marriage—Distinction Between Polygamy and Prostitution—Government Officers Discriminating in Favor of the Latter—Unchastity Not to Be Tolerated in the Church—Charity Advised—Class of People Who Accuse the Saints of Crime—Criminal Statistics—Horrifying Statements of Crime in the Eastern States—Warning to the Saints - 1,860 views
  59. Remarks at the Funeral of President Jedediah M. Grant - 1,844 views
  60. How God’s Purposes Are Fulfilled—Similarity of Ancient and Modern Church Government—Interview With Baron Rothschild—Object of Building Temples—The Perfect Organization of the Church of Christ—Works Indispensable to Salvation - 1,834 views
  61. True and False Riches - 1,834 views
  62. The Priesthood to Dictate in Temporal As Well As Spiritual Things—Inconsistency of An Equal Division of Property—Let Apostates Alone - 1,830 views
  63. Necessity of Opposition - 1,824 views
  64. Those Who Are in Darkness Cannot Discern the Light—Exhortations to Male and Female to Seek After the Light of the Holy Ghost—Women Who Leave Their Husbands, Etc. - 1,822 views
  65. Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Etc. - 1,809 views
  66. Trying to Be Saints—Treasures of the Everlasting Hills—The Hill Cumorah—Obedience to True Principle the Key to Knowledge—All Enjoyment Comes From God—Organization—Duties of Officers—Final Results - 1,808 views
  67. Celebration of the Fourth of July - 1,805 views
  68. Rebuking Evil, &c - 1,797 views
  69. The Preaching and Practice of the Gospel—Visitations of Angels, Etc. - 1,793 views
  70. Reminiscences and Testimony of Parley P. Pratt - 1,789 views
  71. Funeral Address - 1,789 views
  72. Duties of the Saints—Obedience to Counsel, Etc. - 1,786 views
  73. Spiritual Communication - 1,785 views
  74. Mahometanism and Christianity - 1,785 views
  75. Uniformity - 1,782 views
  76. A Prayer - 1,780 views
  77. The Constitutions of the United States and Illinois—Nauvoo Charter and Municipal Court—Writ of Habeas Corpus - 1,779 views
  78. The Privileges and Blessings of the Gospel - 1,778 views
  79. The Order of Enoch—Study of Law—How to Become Rich - 1,775 views
  80. Apostasy, &c - 1,772 views
  81. Appreciation of Divine Gifts and Blessings—Return to Jackson County—Encouragement of Home Manufactures - 1,771 views
  82. Political Economy - 1,770 views
  83. The Word of Wisdom - 1,768 views
  84. Our Labors Are Interesting and Peculiar—Character of the Latter-Day Saints—The Blessing and Privilege of Priesthood—The Primary Associations—Our Warfare is One of Faith—We Must Importune for Our Rights—Necessity for Good Lawyers—The Gift of Wisdom—Persecution Will Tend to Unite Us—We Should Be Pure - 1,766 views
  85. Exhortation to Cleanliness—Many of the Saints Spiritually Dead - 1,766 views
  86. Importance of the Work of God—“The Kingdom of God or Nothing”—Apparent Insignificance of the Church at First—Its Growth—Ancient Men of God—Personal Reminiscence—What is Required of the Saints—How Joseph Smith’s Prayers Were Answered - 1,766 views
  87. The Church Governed By Law, Etc. - 1,758 views
  88. Advice to Immigrants - 1,756 views
  89. Continued Obedience to the Laws of God is Necessary to Insure a Complete Salvation to the Latter-Day Saints—The Disobedience of Ancient Israel is Shown As a Warning to the Present Generation of His People—The Nature and Necessity of the Law of Tithing—The Fewness of Those Who Faithfully Observe that Law - 1,755 views
  90. Celestial Marriage - 1,754 views
  91. Joseph Smith’s Mission—Necessity for Such a Mission—Evidences of Apostasy—Restoration of the Gospel and Establishment of the Kingdom of God—Hatred and Persecution Accorded to Joseph Smith, An Evidence of His Divine Calling—Further Proof of Inspiration - 1,754 views
  92. Gathering the Poor - 1,747 views
  93. Celebration of the Fourth of July - 1,744 views
  94. Evil Habits and Practices, &c - 1,738 views
  95. The Lord’s Supper—a Word to Mothers—The Sacrament in Sabbath Schools—History of Some Things—Young Men to Preside—Home Manufactures - 1,737 views
  96. Desirable Condition of the Saints—Characteristics of Prophets—The Governing Power of God in Human Affairs—Man’s Ingratitude Toward God—The Enlightening Power of God’s Spirit—Man’s Origin, Probation and Destiny—A Base Conception of the Object of Life—The Savior’s Noble Example—The Source of True Happiness—Great Truths Revealed Through Joseph Smith—Eternal Associations and Destiny of the Saints—How to Attain to a Knowledge of the Things of Eternity - 1,737 views
  97. Weaknesses of Man—Loyalty of the Saints—Corruption of the World—True Liberty—Conduct of the American People - 1,735 views
  98. Temples the Gates of Heaven—Feelings and Reflections—Around in the Temple—The Work Before the Saints—Sayings of the Savior As to Marriage in the Resurrection Explained—Glorious Hopes Inspired By the Gospel—Enoch and His City—The Three Nephites and John - 1,734 views
  99. Meeting of Adam With His Posterity in the Valley of Adam-Ondi-Ahman—Location of the Valley—The Covenant With Enoch—Records of God’s Dealings With Men From the Period of the Creation—Method of Preserving the Records of Ancient Prophets—Christ’s Advent Among the Nephites—Fufillment of God’s Purposes and the Fullness of Times - 1,731 views
  100. Man. - 1,724 views

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