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Christopher Columbus: Was His Work Designed by God?

TitleChristopher Columbus: Was His Work Designed by God?
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1902
AuthorsYoung, Levi Edgar
MagazineThe Latter Day Saints' Millennial Star
Issue Number45
Date Published6 November 1902
KeywordsColumbus, Christopher; Inspiration; Transoceanic Contact; Transoceanic Voyage

Young gives his testimony that Columbus was inspired by God, to support 1 Nephi 13:10-12. He includes a brief summary of Columbus’s life, highlighting points that show he was inspired, and quotes Columbus’s words that God made him the messenger of the new heaven and the new earth, which is spoken of in the book of Revelation, and showed him the spot where to find it.