Joseph Smith and the start of the Mormon Movement (1820-1831)
Learning objectives <ul><li>To know and understand how Joseph Smith started the Mormon movement </li></ul><ul><li>To know ...
The young Joseph Smith <ul><li>Born 1806 – Palmyra, New York State </li></ul><ul><li>1820 – lots of preachers. </li></ul>?...
<ul><li>Pillar of Light – don’t join any religious group.  Special work. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Later an angel appeared to him – Source 1 </li></ul>
The golden plates <ul><li>1827 – hillside near Manchester, New York State. (Source 2) </li></ul>
<ul><li>Lost tribes of Israel went to America before Christ was born. </li></ul><ul><li>Fought each other. </li></ul><ul><...
Translating the plates <ul><li>Smith translated the plates.  Blanket.  His wife and friends wrote down what he told them. ...
Book of Mormon <ul><li>Published in 1830. </li></ul>
The growth of the Mormons <ul><li>1830 – 5 </li></ul><ul><li>1831 – 200-300 </li></ul>
Early reaction to the Mormons <ul><li>Blasphemous. </li></ul><ul><li>Mob attacked house. </li></ul><ul><li>Shot at. </li><...
Work <ul><li>Tell the story of the Mormon movement using the information on page 72: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Palmyra 1820 </...
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  • Joseph Smith And The Start Of The Mormon

    1. 1. Joseph Smith and the start of the Mormon Movement (1820-1831)
    2. 2. Learning objectives <ul><li>To know and understand how Joseph Smith started the Mormon movement </li></ul><ul><li>To know how people reacted to the Mormons in the early days </li></ul>
    3. 3. The young Joseph Smith <ul><li>Born 1806 – Palmyra, New York State </li></ul><ul><li>1820 – lots of preachers. </li></ul>???????????????? He found it all too confusing.
    4. 4. <ul><li>Pillar of Light – don’t join any religious group. Special work. </li></ul>
    5. 5. <ul><li>Later an angel appeared to him – Source 1 </li></ul>
    6. 6. The golden plates <ul><li>1827 – hillside near Manchester, New York State. (Source 2) </li></ul>
    7. 7. <ul><li>Lost tribes of Israel went to America before Christ was born. </li></ul><ul><li>Fought each other. </li></ul><ul><li>Christ appeared in America to establish his Church there. </li></ul><ul><li>They fought each other again once he had gone. </li></ul><ul><li>Mormon recorded the story. </li></ul><ul><li>Person who found the plates was to restore the Church of Christ in America before Christ appeared again. </li></ul>
    8. 8. Translating the plates <ul><li>Smith translated the plates. Blanket. His wife and friends wrote down what he told them. </li></ul>
    9. 9. Book of Mormon <ul><li>Published in 1830. </li></ul>
    10. 10. The growth of the Mormons <ul><li>1830 – 5 </li></ul><ul><li>1831 – 200-300 </li></ul>
    11. 11. Early reaction to the Mormons <ul><li>Blasphemous. </li></ul><ul><li>Mob attacked house. </li></ul><ul><li>Shot at. </li></ul><ul><li>Decided to move to Kirtland, Ohio. </li></ul>
    12. 12. Work <ul><li>Tell the story of the Mormon movement using the information on page 72: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Palmyra 1820 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The visit of the angel and the discovery of the plates. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The story on the plates. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Passing on the story. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The growth of the movement. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The reaction of non-Mormons. </li></ul></ul>

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