How Did Joseph Smith Translate The Book Of Mormon?

Was the book of Mormon produced by occult methods?

“I will now give you a description of the manner in which the book of mormon was translated. Joseph Smith would put the seer stone into a hat, and put his face in the hat drawing it closely around his face to exclude the light; and in the darkness the spiritual light would shine. A piece of something resembling parchment would appear, and on that appeared the writing.

One character at a time would appear, and under it was the interpretation in English. Brother Joseph would read off the english to Oliver Cowdery, who was his principal scribe, and when it was written down and repeated to brother Joseph to see if it was correct, then it would disappear, and another character with the interpretation would appear. Thus the book of mormon was translated…”
(John Whitmer – 1877)

Emma Smith revealed the same occult method:

“In writing for your father, I frequently wrote day after day…He sitting with his face buried in his hat, with the stone in it, and dictating hour after hour with nothing between us.”
(The Saints Herald – May 19 – 1888)

One Comment on “How Did Joseph Smith Translate The Book Of Mormon?

  1. Joey Smith was quite prodigious at running ahead, not staying in the teachings of Jesus, proving he did not have God, see 2John 1:9-11. He was clearly a false prophet.
    The Mormon church fails to obey Jesus’ command to beware false prophets, and are ultimately told to get away from Jesus, He never knew them, see Matt 7:15-23.
    They are all idolators, no different than pagans who sacrifice to demons, see 1Cor 10:20.
    Plus, Mormons claim, like SDA’s, to keep the 10-commandments! Such modest claims from idolatrous liars! The are the lawless Jesus speaks of in verse 23 of Matt 7:15-23. All related to failing to obey His command concerning godless false prophets.

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