Sunday, June 3, 2007

Book of Mormon, Testimony of Eight Witnesses

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The Lord chose eight additional men to be shown the golden plates from which The Book of Mormon was translated. Although three of the eight men eventually left the Church, none of them ever denied having seen and held the ancient record in their hands[1]. The Testimony of Eight Witnesses, printed after The Testimony of Three Witnesses in the front of each copy of The Book of Mormon, contains their written statement of their experience in being shown the gold plates. Said they, "we give our names unto the world, to witness unto the world that which we have seen. And we lie not, God bearing witness of it." (1 minute)

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