The Real Blue Book: An Exhibition about the Book of Mormon-Hawaiian Book of MormonThe saints in Myanmar could only read the Book of Mormon in English. Ruth Phyu, a freshman finance major from Myanmar, said she served as part of the committee to translate the book into Burmese. It is now available on Gospel Library app. When she was first introduced to the Church at age 18, Phyu said she preferred to read the King James Version of the Bible because it was available in Burmese and was easier for her to understand. The church in my home city offered free English classes taught by a senior missionary couple.
The Book of Mormon announces three week run in Hawaii
It is a clever, irreverent musical satire on religion — you might have guessed that — but also on growing up and the clash between ideals and reality. When : p. Tuesday through Friday; 2 and p. Saturdays; 1 and p. Sunday; through May 1.
In addition to initial building and construction, the temple has been dedicated for use by several presidents of the LDS Church. The temple site was dedicated by Joseph F. Smith on June 1, , with Heber J. Grant dedicating the completed structure on November 27, Spencer W. Kimball rededicated the temple after significant expansion on June 13, Following seismic upgrades and remodeling, Thomas S.
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Surrounded by lush Hawaiian flora on a gently rising hill that features cascading pools and a large fountain, the Laie Hawaii Temple graces the north shore of Oahu just a half mile from the Pacific Ocean. Travelers along Kamehameha Highway can't miss the striking Hale Laa Boulevard that leads the short distance from the highway to the temple. The exquisite boulevard features a tropical garden on one end and palm trees and decorative lights on the other.
Joseph and Hyrum Smith are martyred. Cannon and nine other Latter-day Saint missionaries to Honolulu. Businessmen begin to arrive in Hawaii. Nalilmanui offers her home to George Cannon and missionaries. George Q. Cannon receives revelation at Lahaina, Maui, that the Hawaiians are the seed of Abraham, through the posterity of Lehi.
The Book of Mormon has been translated in its entirety into 97 languages. Portions of the book have been translated into another 20 languages. These tables show all the versions of the Book of Mormon that have been translated. Not all translations are currently in print. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Maxwell Institute. Retrieved June 1,
The Pacific islands were one of the first areas to be evangelised after Europe and North America, notably Hawaii , which fell under American influence and was annexed by the USA quite early on. On November 27, , the Laie Hawaii Temple was the first temple outside continental United States, and thus also arguably first outside North America and first in Polynesia. In , the church began ordaining Melanesians to the priesthood , and on September 26, the Church College of Hawaii was established. The church had always allowed Pacific Islanders to hold the priesthood, and church president David O. McKay clarified that native Fijians and Australian Aboriginals could also be ordained to the priesthood.