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How we got the Book of Mormon.

E. Cecil McGavin

How we got the Book of Mormon.

by E. Cecil McGavin

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Published by Deseret Book Company in Salt Lake City .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Book of Mormon.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX8627 .M32
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p.
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5812172M
    LC Control Number60051359
    OCLC/WorldCa1717347

    How We Got the Book of Mormon. 20 likes. How We Got the Book of Mormon is the story of how this volume of Latter-day Saint scripture developed from the early manuscripts to modern editions.   One fact regarding the Book of Mormon is beyond dispute — its text is in our possession. Aside from that, perhaps every other aspect of the book is debated, including how we got the text. The purpose of this series is to highlight one particular feature of the Book of Mormon– its internal consistency.

    Early life. According to the Book of Mormon, Moroni was the son of Mormon, the prophet for whom the Book of Mormon is named. Moroni shares a name with Captain Moroni, a much earlier Book of Mormon figure, of whom Mormon wrote highly.. The Book of Mormon tells that Moroni served under his father, the commander in chief of 23 groups of ab Nephites each, who battled against the . There are several theories as to the origin of the Book of adherents to the Latter Day Saint movement view the book as a work of inspired scripture. The most common belief of adherents is that promoted by Joseph Smith, who said he translated ancient golden plates inscribed by claimed the angel Moroni, a prophet in the Book of Mormon, directed him in the s to a.

    The Book of Mormon, The hit musical by Matt Stone and Trey Parker, creators of South Park and Bobby Lopez (Avenue Q, Frozen). God's favourite musical. The Book of Mormon is said to have been discovered and translated by the Mormon prophet Joseph Smith in the early s. According to Smith, God the Father and Jesus appeared to him in a vision and told him that the Christian church had been corrupted and they were giving him a new revelation so that he might lead the church back into the truth.


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“Chapter 1: How We Got the Book of Mormon,” Book of Mormon Stories (), 2–4 Close Video When Joseph Smith was 14 How we got the Book of Mormon. book old, many churches were claiming to be true, and he did not know which one to join.

Beginning with Joseph Smith's initial visit from the angel Moroni, How We Got the Book of Mormon marks each major step in the production of the Book of Mormon, from its translation to the difficulties Joseph Smith and his followers had finding its first printer, then on to each major edition, detailing the changes and refinements that each edition brought to the book/5(5).

The text of the Book of Mormon was translated in about 65 working days over a three-month period. Only one draft of the text was created by Joseph Smith, with handwritten copies made for the printer. It had undergone only minor changes related to punctuation and formatting to correct copying errors.

Learn about how we got the Book of Mormon The Book of Mormon contains records written by ancient prophets. It teaches about faith in Jesus Christ.

What is the Book of Mormon about. The Book of Mormon is a sacred record that Mormons, or Latter. How We Got the Book of Mormon Joseph Smith sees a vision of God and Jesus Christ. An angel, Moroni, instructs him and shows him where to find an ancient record.

Joseph translates the record by the power of God. Chapter How We Got the Book of Mormon Joseph Smith sees a vision of God and Jesus Christ. An angel, Moroni, instructs him and shows him where to find an ancient record. Joseph translates the record by the power of God.

PROVO, Utah — It was last year around the end of August when a friend sent me an email about casting for the Book of Mormon Visual Library. How We Got the Book of Mormon. When Joseph Smith was 14 years old, many churches were claiming to be true, and he did not know which one to join.

Joseph Smith—History – One day Joseph read James in the Bible: “If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God.” Joseph needed to know which church was right, so he decided to ask God. Chapter 7 discusses how “The Book of Mormon” came to be put into verses in an European edition by Franklin D.

Richards and then into smaller chapters and verses in by Orson Pratt. Both Richards and Pratt were members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. The first edition was printed in very long chapters with very large paragraphs. The authors of the book, Richard Turley and William Slaughter, share insight to and reasons for this new book, " How We Got the Book of Mormon." To read more about the book or purchase, click here.

How We Got the Book of Mormon recounts the fascinating history of this work of scripture, from the golden plates to the present edition, explaining the changes that occurred with each major version.

It is not a commentary or a traditional history book/5(24). Book of Mormon Stories Chapter 1: How We Got the Book of Mormon. Joseph Smith sees a vision of God and Jesus Christ. An angel, Moroni, instructs him and. Chapter 7 discusses how “The Book of Mormon” came to be put into verses in an European edition by Franklin D.

Richards and then into smaller chapters and verses in by Orson Pratt. Both Richards and Pratt were members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. The first edition was printed in very long chapters with very large paragraphs.4/5(5).

Chapter How We Got the Book of Mormon Joseph Smith sees a vision of God and Jesus Christ. An angel, Moroni, instructs him and shows him where to find an ancient record. Joseph translates the record by the power of God.

Answer: When Mormon missionaries (properly called Latter Day Saints or simply "LDS") come to your door, they will often offer a free copy of the Book of Mormon and tell you about its author, Joseph Smith.

Smith, they will say, translated the Book of Mormon from golden plates he dug up in a hill in New York in the early s. Question: "How do we know that the Bible is the Word of God, and not the Apocrypha, the Qur’an, the Book of Mormon, etc.?" Answer: The question of which (if any) religious text is the true word of God is of utmost importance.

To avoid circular reasoning, the first question we must ask is: how would we know if God communicated in the first place. We carry a variety of Book of Mormon books, from heritage editions to journals and study guides.

Shop LDS books from Deseret Book. In How We Got the Book of Mormon, authors Richard Turley and William Slaughter recount in words and pictures the trials, setbacks, and eventual successes that have led to more than million copies printed over the lifetime of the book.

President Nelson' Grandfather's Visit from the other side of the Veil and Family History Work - Duration: Family History Can Be Funviews. 10 For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.” Book of Mormon. The Book of Mormon claims that Jesus’s atonement provided for the immortality for all people.

But to achieve Exaltation – or godhood – it is available only to Mormons who obey the teachings. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages: illustrations ; 28 cm: Contents: The golden plates --The translation --The first edition, --The second edition, --The third edition, --The first European edition, --Chapter and verse --The edition --"The keystone of our religion."Other Titles: Book of Mormon.2) Draw: I told them to draw a picture about what we just learned.

I gave suggestions " you can draw Joseph Smith, or Jesus and Heavenly Father visiting him, or Angel Moroni. Or maybe the Book of Mormon in the Hill" 3) Smash book picture: I drew numbers and pictures to make it easy for them to tell the story and remember important details.The Book of Mormon testifies that Jesus is the Savior of the world.

The book will also build your faith in God. The Book of Mormon urges anyone who reads it to ask God if the book and the things it teaches are true (Moroni –5).

It promises that by the power .