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The Witnesses of The Book of Mormon

Formal Witneses The Three Witnesses The Eleven Witnesses Informal Witnesses David B. Haight Emma Smith Harrison Burgess John Henry Smith Joseph F. Smith Lorenzo Snow Lucy Mack Smith Mary Whitmer Oscar McConkie William Smith Richard Lloyd Anderson analyzes the witnesses … Continue reading

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Lucy Mack Smith’s witness of The Book of Mormon

The following is an extract from an 1838 letter from Lucy’s neighbor, Sally Parker (a convert), to her relative, Francis Tufts Sally Parker I lived by his mother, and [she] was one of the finest of women–always helping them that … Continue reading

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Harrison Burgess’ witness of The Book of Mormon

Harrison Burgess Harrison Burgess was an early convert to the Church that left this account: I was born September 3rd 1814 in the town of Putnam, Washington County, State of New York. I lived with my parents until I was … Continue reading

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Lorenzo Snow’s witness

President Lorenzo Snow testified on numerous occasions of a marvelous manifestation from the Holy Ghost soon after his baptism. While not going into detail, he used expressive enough language to convey that he had been shown in vision details related … Continue reading

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Oscar McConkie’s Witness

Oscar W. McConkie’s witness of Book of Mormon People Oscar McConkie, father of Elder Bruce R. McConkie, received a vision in which he saw Lamanites (Book of Mormon peoples) in the spirit world. Without going into too much detail of … Continue reading

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Mary Whitmer – Book of Mormon Witness

Mary Musselman Whitmer A Witness of the Book of Mormon Mary Musselman Whitmer was born August 27, 1778. Matriarch of the Peter Whitmer Sr. family, she raised eight children in a strict Presbyterian household. Five of her sons would become … Continue reading

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Joseph leaves Wilford Woodruff to heal two children

Joseph Smith sends his handkerchief with Wilford Woodruff to heal two children Wilford Woodruff When we left Brother Noble, the Prophet Joseph went, with those who accompanied him from the other side, to the banks of the river, to return … Continue reading

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Joseph Noble miraculously healed

Healing of Joseph Noble Joseph Noble Our exposure during the previous winter caused a great deal of sickness. I and some of my family were attacked with bilious fever. I think I can safely say that one half of the … Continue reading

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Newel Knight’s experience with the Adversary

Devil Cast Out of Newel Knight Joseph Smith During this month of April [1830] I went on a visit to the residence of Mr. Joseph Knight, of Colesville, Broom co. N. Y., with whom and his family I had been … Continue reading

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Heber C. Kimball Healed in Kirtland 1837

Heber C. Kimball healed by the power of the priesthood While I was in the Kirtland Temple, June 4, 1837, the Prophet Joseph came to me and said, “Brother Heber, the Spirit of the Lord has whispered to me, saying: … Continue reading

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