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President Nelson Invites Sharing of Gospel Restoration

2020 marks bicentennial of First Vision

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President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is inviting Latter-day Saints to share the gospel of Jesus Christ with others in 2020. The new year marks the bicentennial of the First Vision

The prophet posted the following message on his Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts on New Year’s Day.

“When I spoke during last October’s general conference, I designated 2020 as a bicentennial period commemorating 200 years since God the Father and His Beloved Son, Jesus Christ appeared to Joseph Smith in a vision,” said President Nelson in a blog post. “This is a hinge point in the history of the Church and your part is vital.”

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