Presidents and Prophets: The Story of Americas Presidents and the LDS Church by Michael K. WinderPresidents and Prophets: The Story of Americas Presidents and the LDS Church by Michael K. Winder, member of the Utah Board of State History. There are 43 chapters, one for each president from George Washington to George W. Bush. We see the Church rising from obscurity to political clout as Americas-fastest growing religion.
You will learn of the wartime President who checked out the Book of Mormon from the Library of Congress; of the President who spoke at a funeral in the Washington, DC Stake Center; the President who attended school in the Kirtland Temple; and the President who had two high priests in his cabinet. Read about what FDR wrote to Churchill about the Mormons; the President who grew up in Ohio with Lorenzo Snow; the Apostle who spent his honeymoon in the White House; and the President who quoted Alma in a letter he wrote to a missionary.
One President asked that his sick wife be given a priesthood blessing. Another received a priesthood blessing himself shortly before his death. Two Presidents have attended Family Home Evenings with two different Apostles. One former President helped the Church missionary program in Africa. There was the President who telephoned Spencer W. Kimball during a stake conference to ask him a few questions, and the President who would spontaneously land Air Force One just to check on his friend David O. McKay.
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The following chronological list only details major prophets from the Book of Mormon. Many other individuals can be found inside its covers, including both good women and men. Lehi , the first prophet in the Book of Mormon, was commanded by God to leave his home in Jerusalem, along with his family, and travel to the Americas. Unfortunately, he received a great deal of abuse from his older brothers who thought they should rule. Under Heavenly Father's direction, Nephi built the boat his father's family and he took to the New World. He also included many of Isaiah's teaching in the book of 2 Nephi, with some commentary and explanation of his own. He encouraged his people to replace him with a type of democracy.
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