Category Archives: Joseph Smith History

Why the Other Accounts of the First Vision Shouldn’t Challenge Your Faith

Why the Other Accounts of the First Vision Shouldn’t Challenge Your Faith Meridian Magazine – Mark A. Mathews · October 16, 2016 On the morning of a beautiful, clear day, early in the spring of 1820, God the Eternal Father and … Continue reading

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Joseph Smith translated the Book of Mormon with a seerstone

I wanted to put together some historical accounts that show that Joseph Smith used a seer stone in his translation of The Book of Mormon. This page shows accounts of some of the people close to Joseph (specifically Emma Smith, … Continue reading

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The box was filled with tinker toys

When I first read this story from Elder Burton, I first thought of the translation of the Book of Mormon. A simple stone in the hands of the an average person is just that – a stone. The Lord provided … Continue reading

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A Timeline of the translation of the plates

See also: Joseph Smith used a Urim and Thummim to translate The Book of Mormon Joseph Smith used a seer stone to translate The Book of Mormon The box was filled with tinkertoys 1827 September 21, 1823 – Joseph meets Moroni. … Continue reading

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He Went Into The Grove

by Abbeylin Farnsworth He went into the grove and changed his life forever, he went into the grove and received a revelation. He went into the grove and came out a changed man, he went into the grove and beheld … Continue reading

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The First Vision

Joseph Smith’s First Vision – 1820 So, in accordance with this, my determination to ask of God, I retired to the woods to make the attempt. It was on the morning of a beautiful, clear day, early in the spring … Continue reading

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