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"The Fifth Gospel"
|Title||"The Fifth Gospel"|
|Publication Type||Magazine Article|
|Year of Publication||1905|
|Magazine||The Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star|
|Date Published||12 January 1905|
|Keywords||Christ in America; Fifth Gospel; Jesus Christ, Postmortal Appearances of|
Addresses claims against 3 3 Nephi by “a sectarian minister of high standing” that the “Fifth Gospel” only deserved a place among the “apocryphal gospels” because he challenged that it did not add anything to the understanding of Christ. Elder Roberts responds in this article be asserting that 3 Nephi’s relation of the appearance of the risen Christ on the American continent shows that His ministry was not limited to the eastern hemisphere; He also visited the lost tribes of Israel and raised up prophets in the Americas who foretold his appearance.
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