Joseph Smith"s first vision

confirming evidences and contemporary accounts by Milton Vaughn Backman

Publisher: Bookcraft in Salt Lake City, Utah

Written in English
Published: Pages: 227 Downloads: 942
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Edition Notes

StatementMilton V. Backman, Jr.
LC ClassificationsBX8695.S6 B3 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 227 p. :
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4120588M
ISBN 100884943992
LC Control Number80065981

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The First Vision: A Narrative from Joseph Smith’s Accounts. Steven C. Harper 27 April In springyear-old Joseph Smith prayed in faith and was answered by God and Jesus Christ in person.

This remarkable vision is foundational to Latter-day Saint history. Joseph left four known firsthand accounts of his vision, and contemporaries.

Joseph Smith prepared four accounts of his First Vision, recorded in, (now in the Pearl of Great Price) and Four other accounts, recorded by contemporaries, include Orson Pratt inOrson Hyde inDavid Nye White in and Alexander Neibaur, who listened to Joseph's experience in Mayjust weeks before the.

“First Vision,” Lesson Helps for Teaching Children. Media Audio. The First Vision: A Joseph Smith Papers Podcast “Prelude to the First Vision,” Past Impressions, episode 1 “Historical Accounts of the First Vision,” Past Impressions, episode 2 “What We Learn from the First Vision,” Latter-day Saints Channel Daily.

Backman, Milton V., Jr., Joseph Smith’s First Vision (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft,Appendix G, quoting the editor of the Pittsburg Gazette in an account published in the New York Spectator, Sept. 23, “Joseph Smith’s First Vision,” Friend, Apr. Joseph Smith’s First Vision. Joseph thought, “Never did any passage of scripture come with more power to the heart of man than this did at this time to mine.

Joseph decided to go into a grove of trees near his home and test the promise he’d read in the book of James. Joseph Smith's First Vision: Joseph smiths First Vision.

Lori; remembering, pondering -- all with real intent, or focused purpose." Eight chapters in all, the first 1/3 of the book provides historical data introducing the reader to the Smith family up until the vision in the sacred grove.

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