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The Heavenly Sign Heber C. Kimball Saw the Night Joseph Smith Received the Golden Plates

by Matthew B. Brown, adapted from "Prophecies: Signs of the Times, Second Coming, Millennium" | June 15, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

On a most significant night, a final sign was seen in the heavens by Heber C. Kimball and other individuals...

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Is the Book of Mormon Like Other Ancient Records Written on Metal Plates?

by Book of Mormon Central | April 25, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

This article is republished with permission from Book of Mormon Central. For more inspiring and instructive...

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The Night Joseph Smith Was Attacked by 3 Men Attempting to Steal the Gold Plates

by Excerpted from "Saints" | Mormon Life

The following is an excerpt from the  Church's new groundbreaking history ,  Saints: The Standard...

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8 Things You Didn't Know About Joseph Smith Obtaining the Gold Plates

by Yvonne Liu | Makes You Think

The prophet Joseph Smith would not have been the man God needed him to be without the help of others and wi...

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The Angelic Manifestation Joseph Smith Witnessed After Failing Multiple Times to Receive an Answer from God (+ What It Can Teach Us About Prayer)

by Danielle B. Wagner | Makes You Think

At some point in our lives, all of us will ask and worry and wonder why we are not receiving an answer to o...

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How One Culture's Belief in a Lost Golden Book Helped This Family Convert to the LDS Faith

by Meridian Magazine | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Many scholars, including notable LDS scholar Hugh Nibley, have noted how the legends and culture of the Kar...

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The Sword of Laban and Liahona: What Happened to Them After Joseph Smith Unearthed Them

by Jannalee Sandau | Makes You Think Mormon Life

There are plenty of things we long to know about Church history but probably never will, like who the three...

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Artist Recreates Golden Plates for Church Display (+ What It Taught Him About the Book of Mormon)

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

What an amazing undertaking. Each engraved plate took five hours to create. Imagine the challenge of creati...

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Did Anyone Besides the 11 Witnesses See the Gold Plates?

by FAIR Blog | Mormon Life

As Joseph Smith was dictating the translation of the Book of Mormon to Oliver Cowdery, they learned that th...

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Were the Gold Plates Actually Made of Pure Gold?

by New Era | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The following is an excerpt from a New Era article, " What Did the Plates Look Like ?" What Were the Plates...