What does Adam-ondi-Ahman translate to?

What does Adam-ondi-Ahman translate to?

Valley of God
“Adam-ondi-Ahman” has been speculatively translated as the “Valley of God, where Adam dwelt” (by Latter Day Saint apostle Orson Pratt), “the valley of God in which Adam blessed his children” (by John Corrill), “Adam’s grave” (by Community of Christ historian Heman C.

What is the importance of Adam-ondi-Ahman?

Prophets who have held priesthood keys will deliver their keys up to Adam, who was the first to hold such keys and is the father of the human family on earth. He will then deliver the keys to Jesus Christ. This will be an important event to help prepare for the Second Coming of Jesus Christ to all the world.

Why is it called Adam-ondi-Ahman?

Speaking of a prominent knoll in the area called Spring Hill, the Lord in a revelation explained that He had named it “Adam-ondi-Ahman” because “it is the place where Adam shall come to visit his people.” The Saints rejoiced at this news, and soon families began moving to the area.

How much land does the Church own at Adam-ondi-Ahman?

3,000 acres
After the Fall, Adam traveled east of Eden, to what is now Daviess County, to the spot Mormons call Adam-Ondi-Ahman. The church now owns over 3,000 acres here, rolling farm land along the Grand River. Missionaries tend the grounds, and in the summer, Mormons from around the country stop by in tour busses.

How much land does the LDS Church own in Missouri?

Why the LDS owns over 3,000 acres in Missouri.

Can you visit Adam-ondi-Ahman?

The Church’s four main sites in Missouri—the Independence Visitors’ Center, Historic Liberty Jail, Far West Temple Site, and Adam-ondi-Ahman—are within about 90 miles (145 kilometers) of each other and are open all year. Other places of interest are in the same general area.

Why do Mormons think the Garden of Eden was in Missouri?

After founding the religion in New York in the 1820s, Joseph Smith Jr. spent time in Pennsylvania and Ohio before moving to the frontier in western Missouri in 1838. Smith had visited Missouri in the early 1830s and became convinced of Eden’s location in Jackson County.

Is there a temple in Adam-ondi-Ahman?

The peaceful and scenic area in Daviess County, Mo., known as Adam-ondi-Ahman was identified by the Prophet Joseph Smith.