Preface Introduction Dedication The Testimony of Three Witnesses. Remember that the Mormon version of God is not the God of the Bible. 37:15–20. In order to post comments, please make sure JavaScript and Cookies are enabled, and reload the page. Wilt thou not place a stumbling block in my way—but that thou wouldst clear my way before me, and hedge not up my way, but the ways of mine enemy. Contradictions. The book was written by many ancient prophets by the spirit of prophecy and revelation. The Book of Mormon shall stand as a testimony against the world, Ether 5:4. A A A. The Book of Mormon contains the fulness of the gospel of Jesus Christ, D&C 20:9 (D&C 20:8–12; 42:12). May the gates of hell be shut continually before me, because that my heart is broken and my spirit is contrite! 15:16–24). My son, be faithful in Christ; and may not the things which I have written grieve thee, to weigh thee down unto death; but may Christ lift thee up, and may his sufferings and death, and the showing his body unto our fathers, and his mercy and long-suffering, and the hope of his glory and of eternal life, rest in your mind forever. And they did pray unto the Lord their God continually, insomuch that the Lord did bless them, according to his word, so that they did wax strong and prosper in the land. Amen. Joseph is a fruitful bough whose branches run over the wall, Gen. 49:22–26. In Sunday School classes around the world, Church members study a different volume of scripture each year, rotating among the Old Testament, New Testament, Book of Mormon, and Doctrine and Covenants (revelations to the Prophet Joseph Smith). No longer droop in sin. Here they are: Have any favorites that aren’t listed here? Study Helps. The Book of Mormon claims that Jesus’s atonement provided for the immortality for all people. He said, “Cry unto him when ye are in your fields, yea, over all your flocks. 1 Nephi 7:12 . Create an account and track your progress. Book of Mormon. Other sheep I have, which are not of this fold, John 10:16 (3 Ne. 26:14–17). The book was written by many ancient prophets by the spirit of prophecy and revelation. back Scriptures Close Panel. To be honest, the majority of my most favorites turned out to all be pretty common. 29:11 (Isa. So does the Book of Mormon. 10:4. Personal. One passage says that the Book of Mormon “shall establish the truth” of the Bible “and shall make known to all kindreds, tongues, and people, that the Lamb of God is the Son of the Eternal Father, and the Savior of the world; and that all men must come unto him, or they cannot be saved” (1 Nephi 13:40). Yea, and I beheld that the fruit thereof was white, to exceed all the whiteness that I had ever seen. The Book of Mormon contains the fulness of the gospel of Jesus Christ, D&C 20:9 (D&C 20:8–12; 42:12). The conceptual map of the land of the Book of Mormon. The Book of Mormon covers a period of about 1,000 years, from 600 B.C. Share on Twitter Tweet. An extensive topical guide includes references to both the Bible and the Book of Mormon. “The crowning event recorded in the Book of Mormon is the personal ministry of the Lord Jesus Christ among the Nephites soon after his resurrection. Those who pursue this course and ask in faith will gain a testimony of its truth and divinity by the power of the Holy Ghost. And moreover, I would desire that ye should consider on the blessed and happy state of those that keep the commandments of God. When the Bible and Book of Mormon are read together, it becomes clear that baptism is a commandment and that it is part of repentance. Book of Mormon THE BOOK OF MORMON Translated through Joseph Smith Jr. O Lord, wilt thou encircle me around in the robe of thy righteousness! Click here for instructions on how to enable JavaScript in your browser. These groups were led by prophets who recorded their religious and secular histories on metal plates. It is the word of God and, like the Bible, gives us guidance and inspiration in our daily lives. The Book of Mormon was written for the intent that we may believe the Bible, Morm. It is a record of God’s dealings with ancient inhabitants of the Americas and contains the fulness of the everlasting gospel. The Book of Mormon shall stand as a testimony against the world, Ether 5:4. But Christian churches today don’t always agree about what baptism means and whether it is necessary. Behold, I say unto you, Nay; for ye have not come thus far save it were by the word of Christ with unshaken faith in him, relying wholly upon the merits of him who is mighty to save. For they became a righteous people; they did lay down the weapons of their rebellion, that they did not fight against God any more, neither against any of their brethren. Converter; Apps/Downloads; Contact; Print Editions . Awake, my soul! Will ye say, Show unto me a sign, when ye have the testimony of all these thy brethren, and also all the holy prophets? Yea, and from that time even until now, I have labored without ceasing, that I might bring souls unto repentance; that I might bring them to taste of the exceeding joy of which I did taste; that they might also be born of God, and be filled with the Holy Ghost. A dynamic, interactive, web-friendly presentation of the Book of Mormon. They’re great for personal study, lesson planning, and ministering. Behold I say unto you, Nay; for it is by faith that miracles are wrought; and it is by faith that angels appear and minister unto men; wherefore, if these things have ceased wo be unto the children of men, for it is because of unbelief, and all is vain. And why should I yield to sin, because of my flesh? These five Book of Mormon scriptures on faith will help inspire you to believe in Jesus Christ. You will also see various cities change from Nephite to Lamanite control (or vice-versa) in chapters where that took place. Diversity and Unity in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Environmental Stewardship and Conservation, Joseph Smith’s Teachings about Priesthood, Temple, and Women, Peace and Violence among 19th-Century Latter-day Saints, Plural Marriage in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Translation and Historicity of the Book of Abraham. Doctrine and Covenants 20:8–12. The Book of Mormon covers a period of about 1,000 years, from 600 B.C. Rejoice, O my heart, and give place no more for the enemy of my soul. O, remember, my son, and learn wisdom in thy youth; yea, learn in thy youth to keep the commandments of God. 29:4 (2 Ne. Let me know in the comments below! I will not put my trust in the arm of flesh; for I know that cursed is he that putteth his trust in the arm of flesh. Christ bore testimony that the Book of Mormon is true, D&C 17:6. And at the end of this post, if you’re interested in seeing all of the scriptures that I highlighted, I’ve listed them all here! It was first published in March 1830 by Joseph Smith as The Book of Mormon: An Account Written by the Hand of Mormon upon Plates Taken from the Plates of Nephi. And may the grace of God the Father, whose throne is high in the heavens, and our Lord Jesus Christ, who sitteth on the right hand of his power, until all things shall become subject unto him, be, and abide with you forever. I’ve reduced it down to my top twenty all time favorite scriptures from the Book of Mormon. And now it came to pass that the burdens which were laid upon Alma and his brethren were made light; yea, the Lord did strengthen them that they could bear up their burdens with ease, and they did submit cheerfully and with patience to all the will of the Lord.