Home » Tag Archives: book of mormon

Tag Archives: book of mormon

Church Releases Short Essay on Book of Mormon Geography

In a new Gospel Topics page on LDS.org, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints clarifies its position on the potential geography of Book of Mormon lands. The short essay begins: The Church takes no position on the specific geographic location of Book of Mormon events in the ancient Americas. Church members are asked not to teach theories about …

Read More »

Does the Book of Mormon Have Literary Merit?

Does the Book of Mormon Have Literary Merit?

A new video from Book of Mormon Central dives into the oft-heated discussion about the literary merits of the Book of Mormon. In sharing the video, the site states, “The following video demonstrates that the Book of Mormon’s redundancies are actually sophisticated literary features which, in many cases, are similar or identical to literary techniques used by ancient Hebrew authors. …

Read More »

5 Powerful Book of Mormon Scriptures on Agency

5 Powerful Book of Mormon Scriptures on Agency

Agency, or the ability to make choices, is essential to God’s plan. By using our agency wisely, we grow closer to Jesus Christ and prepare for eternal life. The Book of Mormon provides many powerful teachings about agency. By studying these scriptures, we can be empowered as we act for ourselves each day. 2 Nephi 2:16 Wherefore, the Lord God …

Read More »

1830 First Edition Copy of Book of Mormon Is On Sale

1830 First Edition Copy of Book of Mormon Is On Sale

EVERYTHING BUT THE HOUSE (EBTH), a premier estate sale marketplace, placed a fine and rare partially-restored copy of the 1830 first edition of the Book of Mormon up for auction today. The auction will go until February 27, 2018, at 8:30 p.m. EST. At the time of this report, the highest bid is at $1,051. This copy of the Book …

Read More »

LDS Church Acquires Printer’s Manuscript of Book of Mormon

LDS Church Acquires Printer’s Manuscript of Book of Mormon

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, recently acquired the printer’s manuscript of the Book of Mormon from the Community of Christ in Independence, Missouri. Latter-day Saints revere the Book of Mormon as the keystone of their faith, a book of scripture that witnesses of Jesus Christ like …

Read More »

New Scientific Study Suggests Humans May Have Come to Americas By Boat

New Scientific Study Suggests Humans May Have Come to Americas By Boat

Photo by Dorling Kindersley / Getty Images A new study is challenging long-held truths about how humans populated the American continent; members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will likely find the new theory familiar. The study, published in the journal Nature, refutes the theory that humans first populated North America by way of a land bridge that once connected …

Read More »

Here’s One Theory About What Happened to the Lamanite People

The Iroquois, who claim New York is their ancestral homeland, provide the clearest link to the Lamanites of Nephite times. They are now believed to have developed from the ancestral Point Peninsula populations living in New York around 600 B.C., into the later Owasco culture, and ultimately into the Iroquois. Francis Parkman R. said of the Iroquois: “Their war parties roamed over half …

Read More »

Your Daily Dose of LDS Inspiration! – July 2, 2016

Scripture “And they shall remain under this condemnation until they repent and remember the new covenant, even the Book of Mormon and the former commandments which I have given them, not only to say, but to do according to that which I have written—” – D&C 84:57 Quote “The Book of Mormon is no ordinary book. It was translated from gold …

Read More »

Your Daily Dose of LDS Inspiration! – June 4, 2016

Scripture “And now I, Mormon, make a record of the things which I have both seen and heard, and call it the Book of Mormon.” – Mormon 1:1 Quote “When you read the Book of Mormon, concentrate on the principal figure in the book—from its first chapter to the last—the Lord Jesus Christ.” – Russell M. Nelson Video Meme This Day in …

Read More »