"The Book of Mormon"; An Account of Its Origin, with Evidences of Its Genuineness and Authenticity

"The Book of Mormon"; An Account of Its Origin, with Evidences of Its Genuineness and Authenticity

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The matter presented in the following pages is published as Chapters 14 and 15, in the series entitled "The Articles of Faith," dealing with the principal doctrines of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints, prepared and delivered by Dr. James E. Talmage. The two lectures are presented in this separate form for the use and benefit of investigators and students who desire to learn something of the moat noted and characteristic volume among the standard works of the Church. From the Articles of Faith of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Article 8--"We believe the Bible to be the word of God, as far as it is translated correctly; we also believe the Book of Mormon to be the word of God." What is the Book of M0rmon?--The Book of Mormon is a divinely inspired record, made by the prophets of the ancient peoples who inhabited the American continent for centuries before and after the time of Christ, which record has been translated in the present generation through the gift of God and by His special appointment. The authorized and inspired translator of these sacred scriptures, through whose instrumentality they have been given to the world in modern language, is Joseph Smith, whose first acquaintance with the plates was mentioned in a preceding lecture. As stated, during the night of September 21-22, 1823, Joseph Smith received, in answer to fervent prayer, a visital ion from a resurrected personagea who gave his name as Moroni. Subsequent revelations showed him to be the last of along line of prophets whose translated writings constitute the Book of Mormon; by him the ancient records had been closed; by him the engraved plates had been deposited in...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236845048
  • 9781236845047