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The Golden Plates
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The Golden Plates

Gratefully

1. The golden plates lay hidden

Deep in the mountainside,

Until God found one faithful,

In whom he could confide.

2. A record made by Nephi,

Written in days of old;

Now, in the Book of Mormon,

The story is retold.

Words: Rose Thomas Graham, 1875–1967

Music: J. Spencer Cornwall, 1888–1983. Arr. © 1989 IRI

Joseph Smith—History 1:51–53, 59