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TitleWas Joseph Smith Sent of God?
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1848
AuthorsPratt, Orson
MagazineThe Latter Day Saints' Millennial Star
Issue Number16
Date Published15 August 1848
KeywordsApologetics; Book of Mormon Authenticity; Priesthood Restoration; Restoration; Smith, Joseph, Jr.

In this series, Pratt states that the Book of Mormon was revealed through Joseph Smith, that it contains the everlasting gospel and the writings of the tribe of Joseph. He explains Ezekiel 37:18-21 and Isaiah 29. The Book of Mormon explains that America is the land of promise of Joseph. Thousands and tens of thousands of witnesses have accepted the Book of Mormon and witness concerning its truthfulness. The first part cites Pratt's first through third evidences.