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Joseph Smith"s 1st Vision

Milton Vaughn Backman

Joseph Smith"s 1st Vision

Confirming Evidences and Contemporary Accounts

by Milton Vaughn Backman

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Published by Bookcraft Pubs .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smith, Joseph,,
  • Church history,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • 19th century,
  • Smith, Joseph,
  • 1805-1844,
  • First Vision,
  • New York (State)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8194872M
    ISBN 100884943992
    ISBN 109780884943990

      1 See Steven C. Harper, Joseph Smith’s First Vision: A Guide to the Historical Accounts (Salt Lake City, UT: Deseret Book, ), 94–; Steven C. Harper, First Vision: Memory and Mormon Origins (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, ), 9– 2 Harper, Joseph Smith’s First Vision, 3 Harper, Joseph Smith’s First Vision, 4 Harper, Joseph Smith’s First Vision,   Joseph Smith hand wrote the earliest known attempt at an “official” recounting of the “First Vision”, from History, , Joseph Smith (Letterbook 1, pages 2, 3) How He Described His Motivation Joseph now said he started serious study of the scriptures at age 12 and felt convicted of sins. He also said he determined all churches were wrong.

      “Ask of God: Joseph Smith’s First Vision” begins with the explanation that, as there are “at least nine accounts” of this visionary experience recorded by Joseph Smith and “some of his closest friends,” the new video “draws upon all” of them. A Brief Reception History of Joseph Smith's First Vision. Richard E. Bennett (Brigham Young University) Not the First, but the Second: Changing Latter-day Saint Emphases on Joseph Smith's First Vision. a.m. - Lunch. p.m. - Session 5: I Have Dreamed a Dream, or I Have Seen a Vision (Book of Mormon): Controversies and Concerns.

    Truman G. Madsen, “The First Vision and Its Aftermath,” in Joseph Smith the Prophet (Salt Lake City, UT: Bookcraft, ), 7– Additional Resources Ron Barney, “Joseph Smith’s Visions: His Style and his Record,” Presented at the FairMormon Conference, August Cheesman, Paul Robert. “An Analysis of the Accounts Relating Joseph Smith’s Early Visions.” Master’s thesis, Brigham Young University, Jessee, Dean C. “The Early Accounts of Joseph Smith’s First Vision.” BYU Studies 9 (Spring ): – 6.


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This covers the differences in the story of Joseph Smith first vision and gives good rational reasons for the differences. It alaso gives a good historical coverage of the development and growth of the Palmyra /5(3).

Harper directly At Pres. Nelson’s invitation to study the First Vision in preparation for the April General Conference, I chose to read Joseph Smith’s First Vision: A Guide to the Historical Accounts by Steven C. Harper.

This book is an excellent compilation of the First Vision accounts.4/5. Joseph Smith's First Vision - Kindle edition by Harper, Stephen C.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Joseph Smith's First Vision/5(12).

Joseph Smith's First Vision: A Guide to the Historical Accounts is enhanced by images of accounts of the vision Joseph Smiths 1st Vision book of individuals and places associated with it. Most important, this faithful work offers a fresh look at important records with neither a doubting nor a defensive bias.

It is a book that will inform, uplift, and inspire those who. September 2, Dr. John C. Lefgren lives in Pennsylvania and owns his own business. He has a PhD in economics, served as a Foreign Service Officer with the US Department of State and was an officer with a major bank in New York.

In his book April Sixth was published by Deseret Book. “In the springtime of the yearit will be exactly years since Joseph Smith experienced the theophany that we know as the First Vision.

God the Father and His Beloved Son, Jesus Christ, appeared to Joseph, a year-old youth. That event marked the onset of the Restoration Joseph Smiths 1st Vision book the gospel of Jesus Christ.”. The First Vision began that restoration and is a pattern for how everyone can receive divine guidance in their own lives.

This Medallion commemorates this spectacular vision. This high relief coin incorporates on side one the young Joseph Smith surrounded by light in the Sacred Grove.

In the spring ofGod the Father and Jesus Christ appeared to Joseph Smith as he prayed in a grove of trees near his home in western New York. This event is known as the First Vision.

(To read about the vision in Joseph’s own words, click here.) In the early s in the United States there was great excitement about religion. Joseph and Oliver Cowdery.

Joseph along with Oliver Cowdery’s help composed an account of Joseph’s first vision and published it in Messenger and Advocate. Two submissions were made with one in December and then in March Messenger & Advocate, Vol. 1, No. 3, pg 42. In his earliest written account of the First Vision, Joseph indicated that from about the age of 12 he had “concerns for the welfare of my immortal soul, which led me to searching the scriptures.

The First Vision story not only runs into trouble with Joseph’s earlier version, but it is also contradicted by what we know about his early years in Palmyra.

In his official version Joseph claims he was persecuted by all the churches in his area “because I continued to affirm I had seen a vision.”. I suggest that Joseph Smith unconsciously included many details about his First Vision in his “translation” of the Book of Mormon which took place almost entirely in April-Juneand these details may represent the earliest known accounts of that mystical vision which began the religious movement known as Mormonism.

InI’ll post all year about Joseph Smith’s First Vision and the Book of Mormon. Subscribe if you’re a seeker, or want to be. Leave me a comment if you have questions about the First Vision or the Book of Mormon you want to discuss.

Finally, share these posts with anyone you think they might edify or help. Joseph Smith's First Vision is available now at Deseret Book and The First Vision: A Narrative from Joseph Smith’s Accounts Steven C.

Harper 27 April In springyear-old Joseph Smith prayed in faith and was answered by God and Jesus Christ in person. Joseph Smith's First Vision: A Guide to the Historical Accounts is enhanced by images of accounts of the vision and of individuals and places associated with it.

Most important, this faithful work offers a fresh look at important records with neither a doubting nor a defensive bias. Tags first vision joseph smith lds face 2 face About Aleah Ingram Aleah is a graduate of Southern Virginia University, where she studied English, Creative Writing, and Dance. The exact wording of this version of the First Vision from Smith’s diary was later faithfully published, word for word, in the Church newspaper.

(Deseret News, Vol. 15, Saturday, 29 May ). This published First Vision account by Joseph Smith specifically included the words: “I received the first visitation of Angels.”. Woodcut by J. Hoey of Joseph Smith's First Vision first published in in T. Stenhouse's book Rocky Mountain Saints.

This is the earliest known depiction of the First Vision. The importance of the First Vision within the Latter Day Saint movement evolved over time.

This essay was originally published as “The Early Accounts of Joseph Smith’s First Vision” in BYU Studies 9, no. 3 (Spring ): –It was later revised and published in John W. Welch and Erick B. Carlson, eds., Opening the Heavens: Accounts of Divine Manifestations, – (Provo, UT: BYU Studies; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, ).

The earliest known account of the First Vision, the only account written in Joseph Smith’s own hand, is found in a short, unpublished autobiography Joseph Smith produced in the second half of   Joseph Smith's First Vision reveals to us sacred truths about God and revelation.

Here are additional insights gained from that experience.The first 6 issues cover the first pages (27%) of the Book of Mormon, from 1st Nephi through the Words of Mormon. This adaptation is a fun and enthralling to way to help older children and teens understand and enjoy the Book of Mormon in a format more advanced than simplified children's stories or scripture readers meant for young children.