The re-establishment of the ancient church and gospel of Jesus Christ in the latter days as revealed by God through Joseph Smith and the prophets who have succeeded him as president of the Church. The term “restored gospel” is used to refer to emphasize its restoration from New Testament times.

See also Joseph Smith and the Restoration


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