The Miracle of the Book of Mormon

The effort to translate and publish the Book of Mormon was a monumental task to require of Joseph Smith Jr. and the small cadre of family and friends who assisted him. The translation process was completed within three months, with the book printed and bound within the 9 months following.

It has now been 202 years since Joseph Smith followed the urging of the Holy Spirit in Palmyra, New York (USA). As time can temper our wonder and awe of the acts of God, this issue of the Beacon is focused on bringing to our awareness some of the miracles that occurred to bring this volume of scripture and covenants into the light.

Knowing what the Father did to empower those serving his interests in bringing the words recorded in the Book of Mormon to light, should encourage the faith of each of us in doing the work of the Father.