Joseph Smith on How the Book of Mormon Will Prove Him a True Prophet

Title

Joseph Smith on How the Book of Mormon Will Prove Him a True Prophet

Publication Type

Chart

Year of Publication

1999

Number

1.3

Publisher

Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies

City

Provo, UT

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Bibliographic Citation

John W. Welch, Jasmin G. Rappleye. "Joseph Smith on How the Book of Mormon Will Prove Him a True Prophet", Vol. 1.3. Provo, UT: Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies, 1999.

Abstract

Although proof alone does not create testimonies or convince souls that the Book of Mormon is true, circumstantial evidence does support Joseph Smith’s claim that the Book of Mormon is an ancient record written by former inhabitants of the Americas. In this editorial comment, Joseph Smith explained that the Book of Mormon would stand as circumstantial evidence of the validity of his prophetic calling. As Moses and Elijah were proved to be prophets through miracles they performed, so will Joseph Smith be vindicated through evidences for the authenticity of the Book of Mormon.
Joseph Smith
Church History

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