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Church History Today – September 22nd

September 22nd, 2009 No comments

September 22, 1827 – Joseph Smith received the gold plates from the Angel Moroni at the Hill Cumorah in upstate New York. He also received the Urim and Thummim, which was used in translating the Book of Mormon.

September 22, 1845 – Citizens at a mass meeting in Quincy, Ill., endorsed a proposal requesting that the Saints leave Illinois as quickly as possible. The Twelve’s reply reiterated the Latter-day Saints’ intention to move to a remote area and asked for cooperation and an end of harassment in order to prepare for the move early the following summer.

Church History Today – September 21st

September 21st, 2009 No comments

September 21-22, 1823 – In five visits with Joseph Smith, the resurrected Moroni revealed the existence of ancient gold plates, from which the Book of Mormon was translated, and instructed him on his role in restoring the gospel.