Oliver H. P. Cowdery (October 3, 1806 – March 3, 1850) was, with Joseph Smith, Jr., an important participant in the formative period of the Latter Day Saint movement between 1829 and 1836. He became one of the Three Witnesses of the Book of Mormon's golden plates, one of the first Latter Day Saint apostles, and the Second Elder of the church.
Few may realize just how important Oliver Cowdery was to the coming forth of the Book of Mormon. Indeed, he was even prophesied centuries before by Nephi and Moroni. Learn more about the history and importance of Oliver Cowdery. Image: Oliver Cowdery retouching and colorization by Bryce M Haymond https://knowhy.bookofmormoncentral.org/content/how-important-was-oliver-cowdery-in-bringing-forth-the-book-of-mormon #BookofMormon #JosephSmith #Mormon #LDS #ShareGoodness
“These were days never to be forgotten—to sit under the sound of a voice dictated by the inspiration of heaven.” –Oliver Cowdery http://lds.org/topics/book-of-mormon-translation Learn more about Joseph Smith’s http://facebook.com/217921178254609 remarkable life experiences http://youtu.be/1xVw6PsSinI and discover for yourself the truth he helped restore as a modern-day witness of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Why Did Joseph and Oliver Seek Authority to Baptize? by Book of Mormon Central | Meridian Magazine - LDSmag.com | During the process of translating the Book of Mormon, Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery “went into the woods to pray and inquire of the Lord respecting baptism for the remission of sins”. In response, the Lord sent John the Baptist to confer upon them the Aaronic Priesthood.