The First Vision: A Harmonization of Ten Accounts from the Sacred Grove by Matthew B. Christensen


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The First Vision: A Harmonization of Ten Accounts from the Sacred Grove

by Matthew B. Christensen

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Step into the Sacred Grove as you open the pages of this fascinating history. And learn anew of Joseph’s humility, diligence, and faith—and the miraculous answer to his simple prayer.

This beautiful book contains color-coded excerpts from all ten accounts of the First Vision that were written or published during Joseph Smith’s lifetime. These rare eyewitness records share unique insights into the boy Joseph. With a gorgeous design and stunning full-color photos, this book is sure to become a keepsake in your home for years to come.


About the Author:

Matthew B. Christensen was raised in Edmonds, Washington, with his three siblings by his loving parents, Bryan and Carol Christensen. Now residing in Provo, Utah, he is married to Talia Soria Christensen and they have four beautiful children. Matthew attended BYU and received his Bachelor’s degree in public relations and his Master’s degree in public management. Matthew is a donor liaison at LDS Philanthropies, a department of the Presiding Bishop’s Office in the LDS Church. He is passionate about the restored gospel and enjoys reading, learning, and discussing the revelations of the Restoration. He has served in a variety of callings and embraces all teaching opportunities he gets. Some of his other experiences include teaching Book of Mormon and Doctrine & Covenants courses at BYU as an adjunct instructor. Though this is Matthew’s first publication, he is no stranger to the process. He contributed to researching and writing the last eleven books of the late Joseph Fielding McConkie.


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