Thomas Stuart Ferguson lay inside the hammock, sure that he had found the land that is promised. It absolutely was raining for 5 hours in their camp in tropical Mexico with this January that is late evening 1948, and their three campmates had long because drifted off to rest. But Ferguson ended up being vibrating with excitement. Desperate to inform somebody just just what he previously seen, he dashed through the downpour to recover paper from their supply case. Ensconced in the hammock’s cocoon of mosquito netting, he clicked on their flashlight and started initially to compose a page house.
“we now have discovered a tremendously city that is great within the heart of вЂBountifulвЂ™ land,” Ferguson penned. In line with the Book of Mormon, Bountiful had been one of many areas that are first by the Nephites, ancient individuals who supposedly sailed from Israel to your Americas around 600 B.C.E. Centuries later, in accordance with the scripture, Jesus did actually the Nephites within the exact same area after his resurrection. (mais…)