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KnoWhy #488 - The Simple Miracle That Helped the Whitmers Further the Book of Mormon (Alma 37:6)
TitleKnoWhy #488 - The Simple Miracle That Helped the Whitmers Further the Book of Mormon (Alma 37:6)
Publication TypeKnoWhy
Year of Publication2018
Corporate AuthorsBook of Mormon Central Staff
PublisherBook of Mormon Central
Place PublishedSpringville, UT
KeywordsDavid Whitmer; Early Church History; Miracles; Service
Abstract

In 1829, when Joseph Smith was in the middle of translating the Book of Mormon, people in Harmony, Pennsylvania, were becoming increasingly aggressive towards him. During this difficult time, Oliver Cowdery wrote a letter to his friend David Whitmer, asking for help. He asked David to bring his team of horses and his wagon to Harmony to help Oliver, Joseph, and Emma move to a safer place: the Whitmer home in Fayette, New York. However, David needed to plow and fertilize his fields before he left. Incredibly, the next day, he came outside to find the work finished allowing him to go help the Smiths.

URLhttps://knowhy.bookofmormoncentral.org/content/the-simple-miracle-that-helped-the-whitmers-further-the-book-of-mormon
Citation Key4945

Scripture Reference

Alma 37:6

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