“Prospered by the Hand of the Lord”

George Reynolds, Janne M. Sjodahl

This verse indicates the religious character of the people. Prescott, Peru, Volume 1, p. 85, observes that the originals or aborigines, of America, notwithstanding many superstitions, had attained to the sublime conception of a Great Spirit, the Creator of the Universe, Who was not to be dishonored by visible representation. Students of what is generally known as prehistoric America need the Book of Mormon to explain such facts as these.

Commentary on the Book of Mormon, Vol. 6