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When was the Aaronic Priesthood returned to the earth?

Smith claims that the Aaronic priesthood was returned to Smith and Cowdery by John the Baptist on May 15, 1829. This occurred in the woods nearby the home. John the Baptist gave them the priesthood through the laying of hands. The two men then baptized one another in the nearby Susquehanna River.



Who then restored the Melchizedek Priesthood on the Earth?

John the Baptist

What was the original name for the Melchizedek Priesthood's priesthood? According Joseph Smith the name of this priesthood was changed to Melchizedek "because Melchizedek is such a great priest" and "to avoid too many repetitions of the "name the Supreme Being".

How was the priesthood restored just like that?

In 1829, John the Baptist appeared before the Prophet Joseph Smith (and Oliver Cowdery) and restored priesthood authority. He placed his hands on their heads, conferring the Aaronic Priesthood on them (see D&C 13,). Priesthood power is only available in righteousness, love and patience. All priesthood is from God.

Who has restored the keys to the priesthood?

Priesthood keys: The restoration of priesthood keys. (1 of 4) Elder Perry shows how priesthood keys were restored for the latter-day prophets by using examples from ancient apostles.