I Have a Question: Why were the Book of Mormon gold plates not placed in a museum so that people might know Joseph Smith had them?


I Have a Question: Why were the Book of Mormon gold plates not placed in a museum so that people might know Joseph Smith had them?

TitleI Have a Question: Why were the Book of Mormon gold plates not placed in a museum so that people might know Joseph Smith had them?
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1986
AuthorsNyman, Monte S.
MagazineEnsign
Volume16
Issue Number12
Pagination64-65
Date PublishedDecember 1986
KeywordsEvidence; Faith; Gold Plates
Abstract

Asserts that the golden plates were never made available for public view for two reasons: (1) the Lord did not want the plates—with their impressive monetary value—to be used for personal or commercial gain, and (2) to test the faith of those who receive the record.

URLhttps://www.lds.org/ensign/1986/12/i-have-a-question/why-were-the-book-of-mormon-gold-plates-not-placed-in-a-museum?lang=eng