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My Testimony

My Testimony As you read through all of my blog, I hope it becomes apparent where I stand on everything. However, just in case, I want to make it crystal clear where I stand and what I believe. I believe that the Book of Mormon is the word of God. By "word of God," I mean that I believe it teaches true and correct principles. By following its teachings, we draw closer to God, just as we would by following the words of God given to us through any prophet, whether ancient or modern. I believe the Book of Mormon is a translation of an actual ancient record. I believe that Nephi, Mormon, Moroni, and all the people in between were real individuals, and the Book of Mormon is a genuine history of those people. I believe that Joseph Smith was directed to the plates by Moroni and translated them through the gift and power of God. The Book of Mormon came forth just as Joseph Smith said it did. I believe that the Church is led by honest men who are tryin