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“Church History Cards,” Friend, February 2021

Church History Cards

Each month, learn about important people in Church history! Cut out the cards, fold on the dotted line, and tape them closed.

Friend Magazine, Global 2021/02 Feb

The Three Witnesses

“We beheld and bear record that these things are true.”

“Testimony of the Three Witnesses,” Book of Mormon

  • Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, and Martin Harris were friends of the Prophet Joseph Smith.

  • They saw an angel, who showed them the gold plates. They wrote down their testimony. You can read it after the introduction of the Book of Mormon.

  • They were some of the first people to be baptized as members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Lucy Mack Smith


“That book was brought forth by the power of God.”

Lucy Mack Smith, History of Joseph Smith (Bookcraft, 1958), p. 204

  • She was Joseph Smith’s mother.

  • She taught her children about God. They prayed and read the Bible together.

  • She led a group of Saints to Kirtland by boat. When the water froze, she encouraged the Saints to pray. The ice cracked so the boat could sail through!

Illustrations by Brooke Smart