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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 Number17
Date Published1 September 1848
KeywordsDispensation; Gathering of Israel; Joseph (Tribe); Smith, Joseph, Jr.; Stick of Joseph

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 second part gives Pratt's fourth and fifth evidences.