Testimonies of the Book of Mormon – Joshua

My series continues today with another testimony of a family member. As I had said in the previous blog, some of my family members had written down their testimonies of the Book of Mormon while I was a missionary in France. These testimonies were given to me, I then translated them into French and hand-wroteContinue reading “Testimonies of the Book of Mormon – Joshua”

Jacob Gates and Oliver Cowdery

My great-great-great grandfather Jacob Gates knew Oliver Cowdery and the Prophet Joseph Smith personally. He saw Joseph Smith on his horse heading to Carthage, IL before the martyrdom.  Here is a cool story about him talking to Oliver before his death. “Testimony of Jacob Gates. My father, Jacob Gates, while on his way to England,Continue reading “Jacob Gates and Oliver Cowdery”