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Title“Evidence of Things Not Seen”
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1978
AuthorsPetersen, Mark E.
Issue Number5
Date PublishedMay 1978
KeywordsAngel Moroni; Evidence; Faith; Historicity; Prophet; Smith, Joseph, Jr.

The Bible was never considered to be all of the word of God—the Book of Mormon is necessary. The Book of Mormon and modern-day prophets add new and valuable scripture that is designed to protect the Church from false teachings. The Book of Mormon is “tangible evidence of both the seen and the unseen,” and the only plausible explanation for its origin is that Moroni delivered the plates to Joseph Smith.