Joseph Smith: BYU Speeches

By BYU Speeches

The impact of Joseph Smith’s life has been debated for decades. Listen as prophets, apostles, professors, and historians discuss the life of Joseph Smith and add their personal witnesses that he was God’s servant. This unique account commemorates the 174th anniversary of the Prophet’s martyrdom.

  1. 1.
    Joseph Smith—the Chosen of God and the Friend of Man | Ivan J. Barrett, Aug 1975
    31:33
  2. 2.
    Joseph Smith: Lover of the Cause of Christ | Heidi S. Swinton, Nov 2004
    29:18
  3. 3.
    “Lightning Out of Heaven”: Joseph Smith and the Forging of Community | Terryl L. Givens, Nov 2005
    40:47
  4. 4.
    Stand by My Servant Joseph | Cecil O. Samuelson, Jan 2005
    19:53
  5. 5.
    Joseph Smith: “Praise to the Man”| Gordon B. Hinckley, Nov 1979
    29:35
  6. 6.
    The Life and Character of the Prophet Joseph Smith | William E. Berrett, Apr 1964
    33:25
  7. 7.
    Joseph Smith: Seer, Translator, Revelator, and Prophet | Alexander L. Baugh, Jun 2014
    32:24
  8. 8.
    Lessons from Joseph Smith | Bonnie L. Oscarson | Dec 2016
    23:29
  1. 9.
    Joseph Smith: “A Choice Seer” | Neal A. Maxwell, Mar 1986
    47:13
  2. 10.
    The Restoration of the Priesthood | A. William Lund, Mar 1951
    35:51
  3. 11.
    Joseph Smith—The Man | S. Dilworth Young, Jan 1966
    31:12
  4. 12.
    But for Joseph | Katherine D. Pullins, Jun 2000
    32:36
  5. 13.
    The Book of Mormon Manuscripts | Preston Nibley, Apr 1957
    29:33
  6. 14.
    The Importance of Asking Questions (Excerpted) | Cecil O. Samuelson , Nov 2001
    9:01
  7. 15.
    The Book of Mormon: Man-Made or God-Given? | Tad R. Callster, Nov 2016
    31:15
  8. 16.
    Joseph, the Seer| Gordon B Hinckley, Dec 1967
    19:48
  9. 17.
    What Came from Kirtland? | M. Russell Ballard, Nov 1994
    46:08
  10. 18.
    Powerful Truths that make a Difference in Our Lives | Joe J. Christensen, Oct 1998
    41:09
  11. 19.
    Joseph Smith: A Revealer of Christ | Bruce R. McConkie, Sep 1978
    37:24
  12. 20.
    "Peace Like a River" | Heidi S. Swinton, Apr 2004
    29:09
  13. 21.
    The Value of a Good Name | L. Tom Perry, Feb 1997
    31:21
  14. 22.
    The Lord God of Joseph Smith | Bruce R. McConkie, Jan 1972
    39:37
  15. 23.
    The Authorship of the Book of Mormon | Noel B. Reynolds, May 1997
    39:54
  16. 24.
    Unlocking the Doors | M. Russell Ballard, Nov 1989
    41:00
  17. 25.
    The Legacy of Learning (Excerpted) | Cecil O. Samuelson, Aug 2005
    15:19
  18. 26.
    The Ongoing Restoration (Excerpted) | Gary E. Stevenson, Aug 2019
    26:05
  19. 27.
    Joseph Smith Lecture 8: The Last Months and Martyrdom | Truman G. Madsen, Aug 1978
    47:01
  20. 28.
    Joseph Smith Lecture 7: Doctrinal Development and the Nauvoo Era | Truman G. Madsen, Aug 1978
    39:45
  21. 29.
    Joseph Smith Lecture 6: Joseph Smith as Teacher, Speaker, and Counselor | Truman G. Madsen, Aug 1978
    45:35
  22. 30.
    Joseph Smith Lecture 5: Joseph Smith and the Kirtland Temple | Truman G. Madsen, Aug 1978
    47:16
  23. 31.
    Joseph Smith Lecture 4: Joseph Smith and Trials | Truman G. Madsen, Aug 1978
    45:43
  24. 32.
    Joseph Smith Lecture 3: Joseph Smith and Spiritual Gifts | Truman Madsen, Aug 1978
    44:03
  25. 33.
    Joseph Smith Lecture 2: Joseph's Personality and Character | Truman Madsen, Aug 1978
    47:43
  26. 34.
    Joseph Smith Lecture 1: The First Vision and Its Aftermath | Truman G. Madsen, Aug 1978
    48:30
  27. 35.
    Joseph Smith and the Problem of Evil | David L. Paulsen, Sep 1999
    40:44
  28. 36.
    Joseph Smith, the Mormon Prophet | James A. Cullimore, Jan 1977
    26:43
  29. 37.
    Lessons from Liberty Jail | Jeffrey R. Holland, Sep 2008
    44:24
  30. 38.
    Joseph Smith: The Prophet | David B. Haight, Mar 1986
    43:12
  31. 39.
    Joseph Smith's Christlike Attributes | Jack H. Goaslind, June 1995
    34:09
  32. 40.
    The Prophet Joseph Smith | Preston Nibley, Dec 1958
    31:19
  33. 41.
    Joseph Smith and the Lighter View | Leonard J. Arrington, Nov 1974
    22:54
  34. 42.
    The Profile of a Prophet | Hugh B. Brown, Oct 1955
    26:49
  35. 43.
    Parallel Prophets: Paul and Joseph Smith | Richard L. Anderson, Aug 1983
    30:44
  36. 44.
    Joseph Smith, The Prophet | Richard C. Edgley, Aug 2005
    39:20

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