Mormonism / Jehovah’s Witnesses Test Review
Lehi: Prophet Lehi and his son Nephi, escape from Jerusalem, build a boat, and sail to “promised land” of America ca. 600 BC., sail to mormon region Nephi: son of Lehi Laman: son of Lehi 33 AD encounter Jesus 570 Nephites and Lamanites 400 AD Nephites killed off except moroni and mormon, become dark skinned Mormon writes down one two sets of golden plates, writes history, plate of nehi, plates of Lehi, when scribe loses first batch joseph smith translated from lehi, corrupted from satan, god wants me to translate from plates of lehi Mormon (3 meanings) ● Latter day saint ● mormon-person ● place Moroni: ● Moroni dies and becomes an angel tasked with guarding the plates ● Moroni reveals the location of the plates to Joseph Smith ● 2nd vision comes from the angel of moroni Joseph Smith: ● Dec 23,1805- June 27, 1844 (murdered, 38 years old) ● In 1820 during a revival, receives vision from God & jesus (distinct persons) that “all denominations are false” (Mt. 15:8, 2 Tim 3:5) ● Smith is seen as restoring the true church from current corruption ● 2nd vision comes in 1823 from the angel Moroni directing Smith to the location of the golden plates, along with Urim and Thummim (Exodus 28:30) ● 4 years later, Smith translates the Book of Mormon using the Urim & Thummim ● Book of Mormon goes on sale in 1830 ● Biography- pearl of great price Brigham Young ● President of the 12 Apostles ● Convinced many that the rightful successor ● Relocates LDS to Salt Lake City, Utah Gold plates (2 sets): Lehi and Nephi Urim & Thummim ● 2nd vision comes in 1823 from the angel Moroni directing Smith to the location of the golden plates, along with Urim and Thummim (Exodus 28:30) ● 4 years later, Smith translates the Book of Mormon using the Urim & Thummim Book of Mormon: ● A historical account of the Nephite people and Christ’s appearance to them ● Subtitles “Another Testament of Jesus Christ” in 1982 to clarify the role of the savior in the book...
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