The wording of the accounts leaves the issue open. . Those records this people will yet have, if they accept of the Book of Mormon and observe its precepts, and keep the commandments.” Heber C. Kimball, Journal of Discourses, 28 September 1856, “But the grand repository of all the numerous records of the ancient nations of the western continent, was located in another department of the hill, and its contents put under the charge of holy angels, until the day should come for them to be transferred to the sacred temple of Zion.” Orson Pratt, The Contributor, September 1882, “Will these things be brought to light? She recorded the following discussion: I asked where the plates were now, and saw in a moment from the expression of the countenances around that I had blundered. There were books piled up on tables, book upon book. . . The \"heaps of records\" filling the Hill Cumorah cave fit right in.\n
-- The cache is notoriously difficult to locate, often because it\'s protected by … He says he did not think, at the time, whether they had the light of the sun or artificial light; but that it was just as light as day. . Brigham Young’s tone was so solemn that I listened bewildered like a child to the evening witch stories of its nurse. He said there was great wealth in the room in sacred implements, vestments, arms, precious metals and precious stones, more than a six-mule team could draw.”. In one of Jonathan Nevilles blogs he speaks about how the Cave of all the Plates including the Sword of Laban and Liahona were taken from the Cave at Cumorah and probably taken back to the Hill Shim to hide them from people today. He related a story told him by Hyrum Smith which was as follows: Joseph, Hyrum, Cowdery & Whitmere went to the hill Cormorah. Samuel Smith saw some things, Hyrum saw a good many things, but Joseph was the leader.” Brigham Young, Journal of Discourses, 17 June 1877, “President [Heber C.] Kimball talked familiarly to the brethren about Father Smith, [Oliver] Cowdery, and others walking into the hill Cumorah and seeing records upon records piled upon table[s,] they walked from cell to cell and saw the records that were piled up. As they were walking up the hill, a door opened and they walked into a room about 16 ft square. The first time they went there the sword of Laban hung upon the wall; but when they went again it had been taken down and laid upon the table across the gold plates; it was unsheathed, and on it was written these words: “This sword will never be sheathed again until the kingdoms of this world become the kingdom of our God and his Christ.” I tell you this as coming not only from Oliver Cowdery, but others who were familiar with it, and who understood it just as well as we understand coming to this meeting. . . [Whitmer]: No, but not far away from that place.”, William Horne Dame Diary, 14 January 1855, “Attended meeting a discourse from W. W. Phelps. . When Joseph got the plates, the angel instructed him to carry them back to the hill Cumorah, which he did. No worries. Cumorah’s Cave Cameron J. Packer Journal of Book of Mormon Studies 13/1–2 (2004): 50–57, 170–71. That we will repent and obey and thereby qualify to receive the blessings promised to the righteous in this land, I humbly pray in the name of Jesus Christ, our Redeemer. Posted in Cumorah, False Prophecies of Joseph Smith, Moroni, tagged Cumorah cave, false prophet Brigham Young, Journal of Discourses 19:38-39, Laban's sword on 01/15/2016| Leave a Comment » Today’s post is a look at what leaders of the LDS Church have chosen to do with their time. 6:6.) Many believe Joseph Smith dug up the Gold Plates in a place called Hill Cumorah as referenced in the Book of Mormon. Oliver says that when Joseph and Oliver went there, the hill opened, and they walked into a cave, in which there was a large and spacious room.