Eliza R. Snow wrote of John:
To Elder John Taylor
Thou Chieftain of Zion! Henceforward thy name
Will be class’d with the martyrs and share in their fame;
Thro-ages eternal, of thee will be said,
With the greatest of prophets he suffer’d and bled.14
John experienced trials in Nauvoo – including the murder of his dear friend and leader, the Prophet Joseph, yet he never lost faith. Through the strength of his testimony, he always sided with the truth, working for righteousness.
With faith John bore his trials