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LaVerl WilhelmFebruary 23, 2021

Orson Pratt’s report on the Prophet Joseph Smith’s explanation of learning to use the “gift” of translation without needing any mechanical means goes a long way in helping us understand how he translated most of the Book of Mormon without ever even opening the gold plates and translating the scroll writings of Abraham without ever having an actual hard copy in front of him. If we as mere mortals can send copies of manuscripts in a certain language all the way around the world and in seconds have the reader see it written in a different language, surely the Spirit of God can do as much and more!

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