When Moroni delivered the Book of Mormon plates to Joseph Smith in 1827 (on the night and early morning of September 21-22), it was the first day of the new Fall season. That date was not chosen by chance. The coming forth of the Book of Mormon was the signal that a new season of spirituality was about to dawn across the earth. Besides being the first day of Fall, that date was important for another reason.
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For anybody who is actually interested in the truth, the evidence for or against the credibility of the Book of Mormon witnesses needs to be assessed on its own, independently. Merely brushing them aside because other people have sometimes erred is an evasion, not a genuine engagement.
Join us for a special evening commemorating the passing of Kate Holbrook, a leading light of modern Church history and a women's history specialist at the Church History Library. This event will take place September 18th at 6:30pm PDT.
Since the land and people of Zion have not been fully redeemed, Zion’s Camp marches on with the objective of redeeming Zion. Who is in Zion’s Camp today? Because they are being endowed with the power of God’s love needed to redeem Zion, those who hold an active temple recommend are the members of today’s Zion’s Camp.
After Wilford Woodruff was baptized a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, his greatest desire was to have his family accept the gospel. He diligently corresponded with them and often included his testimony in his letters. Here are some insights we learn from those letters.
Eyewitness testimony is used around the world in courts of law. But there’s a movement today that calls into question the reliability of eyewitness testimony. Is it true that eyewitness testimony is unreliable—and thus invalid? (And what does this mean for the witnesses of the Book of Mormon?)