LDS History, 1836, March 27

-- 1836, March 27
[Joseph Smith] (age 30)Dedicates the Kirtland Temple (see D&C 109). (1)

-- 27-31 Mar. 1836
[Lucy Mack Smith] The Kirtland temple is dedicated with 1,000 men present for meetings that begin at 9:00 A.M. and end at 4:00 P.M. during which many spiritual manifestations occur. (2)

-- 1836 Mar 27
[Lucy Mack Smith] Kirtland Temple dedication (D&C 109). (3)

-- March 27, 1836
[Revelations] Kirtland, Ohio. Doctrine and Covenants 109. Dedicatory prayer, Kirtland House of the Lord. Please accept this house, which was completed in tribulation and poverty. Best books, learning by study and faith. A house of prayer, fasting, learning, God. Dedication. Wisdom of best books, learning by study and faith. No unclean thing to enter. Smite enemies. Pour out gift of tongues. Remember those driven from Jackson county. Wipe out mob if they won't repent. Establish Constitution forever. Soften hearts to receive missionaries. Appoint more stakes. Redeem children of Jacob (Indians). Return Jews to their lands. Convert Indians and scattered remnants of Israel. Remember Joseph and family , families of other presidents and church. At resurrection, let us join you in cloud of glory. Hear and answer our petitions.
Earliest source, Manuscript History, 718-723; added to the Doctrine and Covenants in 1876. (4)

-- 27 March 1836
[Temple] Kirtland Temple; Location: Kirtland, Ohio, USA; Announcement: 27 December 1832; Dedication: 27 March 1836 by Joseph Smith, Jr.; Style: Federal Georgian and New England Colonial; Notes: Owned and Operated by Community of Christ (5)

-- March 29, 1836
[Joseph Smith] Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith ministered in the Kirtland Temple overnight with the Church presidents and bishops, who washed each others feet in preparation for the Solemn Assembly. (6)

-- 1836 March 30
At a solemn assembly in the Kirtland Temple, Joseph Smith comments that he has completed the organization of the priesthood. (7)

-- March 30, 1836
[Joseph Smith] Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith continued the meetings in the Kirtland Temple, where he and other Church leaders washed the feet of those in attendance and experienced an outpouring of spiritual gifts and revelation. (6)

-- March 31, 1836
[Joseph Smith] Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith held a second dedicatory session of the Kirtland Temple for those who were unable to attend the first session. (6)

-- April 1, 1836
[Joseph Smith] Kirtland, Ohio. Leman Copley confessed to Joseph Smith that he had testified falsely against him in the Hurlbut case. (6)

-- 1836 3 April
Jesus Christ, Moses, Elias, and Elijah appeared to Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery in the Kirtland Temple (D&C 110). (8)

-- 1836, April 3
Jesus Christ appeared to Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery in the Kirtland Temple. Moses, Elias, and Elijah appeared and conveyed priesthood keys (see D&C 110). (9)

-- 1836 April 3
In the House of the Lord in Kirtland, the Savior, Moses, Elias and Elijah appeared to Joseph Smith, Jun., and Oliver Cowdery. (10)

1 - Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Joseph Smith, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, Utah
2 - Lucy's Book: A Critical Edition of Lucy Mack Smith's Family Memoir, Edited by Lavina Fielding Anderson, 2001, Signature Books
3 - History of Joseph Smith by His Mother: Revised and Enhanced by Scot Facer Proctor Maurine Jensen Proctor
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6 - BYU Studies Journal, volume 46, no. 4: A Chronology of the Life of Joseph Smith
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10 - Richards - Little, Compendium of the Doctrines of the Gospel, Church Chronology, Ch.66, p.306

Clair Barrus