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A Lion and a Lamb A Return to PalmyraIn , the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints was established in Palmyra, New York But within a few short years, persecution had driven the Saints away from the Church s birthplace For many decades, northwestern New York was a hostile place for a MormonHowever, in , President Joseph F Smith felt impressed the time had come for the Church to again have a presence there He called Willard and Rebecca Bean to return to PalmyraAs a former prizefighter, Willard had the temperament to withstand the unkind words and harsh treatment they received from their neighbors, while Rebecca s kind demeanor served to create friends out of former enemiesAs the couple s initial five year calling stretched on for many years, they were instrumental in many key events, such as the acquisition of the Hill Cumorah and other prominent sitesMost importantly, their sacrifices and faithfulness opened the way for thousands of Saints to visit Palmyra in later years and partake of the Spirit of the Lord that is thereThis is their story

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10 thoughts on “A Lion and a Lamb

  1. Lonni Koger Lonni Koger says:

    I really enjoyed learning about the family in this book, their experiences, and their interaction with the people of Palmyra It was very interesting to learn how The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints acquired the Hill Cumorah I always love hearing others testimonies and how they lived.

  2. Courtney Courtney says:

    Mormon pioneering story.

  3. Deanna Deanna says:

    It s hard to know how many stars to give some books This one tells the truth and all by itself, that should probably give it five stars It is a history of the authors grandparents, who were missionaries sent to open the doors of Palmyra so the church could establish a presence there again and perhaps acquire some of the properties of historical value Willard and Rebecca Bean moved into the Smith farmho

  4. Linnae Linnae says:

    The story of Willard and Rebecca Bean, a young couple called to serve a mission in Palmyra, NY in 1915 Back then there was still much hostility toward Mormons in that area He was a boxer and not afraid of anyone or anything She was a great cook and hostess Over the next 24 years, they slowly but surely made friends and helped turn the tide of anger, while living on the old Joseph Smith homestead They were also

  5. Lisa Brown Lisa Brown says:

    Although the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints was established in Palmyra, New York in 1830, it was only a few years later that the persecution for the members of the church was so great, they had to abandon their lives there Many years later, in 1915, the president of the LDS church, Joseph F Smith, felt it was time for them to return He called Willard and Rebecca Bean, a newly married couple, on a mission to

  6. Jamie Jamie says:

    The true story of Willard and Rebecca Bean who, as newlyweds, were called to serve a mission in Palmyra, NY Willard was a former prize fighter and had the strength, wisdom, and tenacity to withstand all of the antagonists in Palmyra when he and his wife first moved there.Their 5 year mission ended up lasting 25 years They lived in the Smith Family home They raised their children Through their kindness, and by small miracles, the

  7. Ruth Ruth says:

    This is a great story based on true events The writing itself was a little fluffy, so I suppose that halted me from giving it a higher rating That said, I felt inspired by the life and mission of this good couple They did amazing things for the cause of their religion Wonderful examples to those of us who share that same faith today.

  8. Kathy Kathy says:

    On a fall 2010 trip to Palmyra, NY to visit family I bought this book about the 24 year mission of Willard and Rebecca Bean to Palmyra, beginning in 1915 They were the first Mormons to return to the hostile Palmyra area after the Saints settled in Utah Through kindness and hard work they were able to reestablish the Church in the area and obtain for the Church the Hill Cumorah and other historical sites My sister and I gathered leaves from the Hi

  9. Jennifer Griffith Jennifer Griffith says:

    This is the story of Willard and Rebecca Bean s 24 year mission to return the LDS church to its roots in western New York It s not a traditionally written history book It is muchloosely told, and lovingly told I found the Beans fascinating, and I think I might have come away from the book loving them almost as much as their grandson the author I found this story so uplifting, their experiences exceptional If a person goes into it looking for a strict, col

  10. Shauna Shauna says:

    A very easy read A biography in novel form of Willard and Rebecca Bean They were called on a 5 year mission to re establish the church presence in Palmyra and 24 years later were released In that time they went from the hated and lonely mormons, to beloved friends of the entire community My dad recommended the book to me and, as his dad was a boxer, I think he felt a kinship to Bro Bean I felt it was inspiring to know of anyone who could magnify their calling to t

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