President benson was a prophet he said pride was bad if we compare to others then we will be sad. Top 40 inspirational book of mormon scriptures the lifey app. One of the four volumes of scripture accepted by the church of jesus christ of. Aug 08, 2012 the bible is therefore not taken as seriously, by mormons, as it is by protestants. They present this as evidence that joseph smith wrote the book of mormon by plagiarizing the authorized king james version of the bible. We grew tired of the same verses, so i wrote some additional ones to add some variety. Brigham young take up the bible, compare the religion of the latterday saints with it and see if it will stand the test journal of discourses, vol. In some cases, entire passages are duplicated in the book of mormon. Jacobs sons were twelve tribes, so the bible tells.
Follow the prophet truth in love ministry witnessing to. The history of lehis descendants clearly illustrates the blessings that come from heeding the lords prophets and the dangers inherent in rejecting their counsel. Smith said he has received these plates in 1827 from an angel named. The first page we want to look at is the title page, which was written by moroni and translated by joseph smith, jun. Mckay has said that he has always thought that the purpose of the book of job was to emphasize the fact that the testimony of the spiritthe testimony of the gospel, is beyond the power of satans temptation or any physical influence dedication of the salt lake temple annex in 1963, deseret news. Mormon was a nephite prophet, military leader, and record keeper in the book of mormon. This article was written in june, 2010, at which time, the prophet of the church and indeed, of all the world is thomas s.
The book of mormon contains passages from the king james bible summary. The church of jesus christ of latterday saints rightly. He wrote both the words of mormon and the book of mormon. Contradictions between the book of mormon and the bible. In total, approximately 30 percent of the book of isaiah is quoted in the book of mormon one source counts 478 verses in the book of mormon which are quoted from isaiah. Book of mormon quotes, book of mormon scriptures, lds books, lds quotes, gospel quotes, bible verses, scripture study, bible art, uplifting scripture 1 year, 1 book, 1 better life on instagram.
Members of the church of jesus christ of latterday saints identify the book of mormon as the stick of joseph in the following kjv bible scripture. In the bible, god always spoke to his people through prophets. Every week our family sings follow the prophet for our closing song at family home evening. The prophet joseph smith, the first president of the church of jesus christ of latterday saints, was called by god to restore the gospel of jesus christ on the earth and to translate the ancient record on gold plates that became the book of mormon.
Moreover, the word of the lord through the prophet jehu the son of hanani also came against baasha and his household, both because of all the evil which he did in the sight of the lord, provoking him to anger with the work of his hands, in being like the house of jeroboam, and because he struck it. The living prophet rarely makes a proclamation changing mormon doctrine. They believe there was a long period of apostasy, but that it ended in the 1800s when joseph smith was chosen to be the first prophet of the restoration latterday saints mormons today are taught to follow the prophet. Prophets guided gods people throughout biblical timesand they still lead us today. President hinkley, the prophet and revelator of the mormon church, has publicly declared that the jesus of mormonism and traditional christianity are not the same. But it is much greater to believe in and follow the living prophet. You will have that burning testimony and knowledge that this church is true. Read the book of mormon share it with a friend study everyday the promises within. See more ideas about lds quotes, church quotes and follow the prophet.
And whereas the bible is organically linked to the earthly ministry of jesus christ by extensive surviving manuscript evidence going back as far as a. Book of mormon records the visit of jesus christ to people in the americas following. Mar 30, 2020 the book of mormon claims that moroni, a prophet, originally wrote the book and that it was translated by joseph smith. Jul 11, 2012 this video is comprised of warnings i took from scripture concerning the existence, nature, and purpose of false prophets in the world. The book of mormon teaches that little children are not capable of sin because they do not have a sinful nature moroni 8. Book of mormonplagiarism accusationsking james bible. Just like prophets found in the bible and the book of mormon, additional scripture. Jun 25, 2019 mormon, for whom the book of mormon was named, was a prophet and a military leader for much of his life. Sometimes the quotation is explicit, as in the second book of nephi, which contains 18 quoted chapters of the book of isaiah other significant connections between the two books include book of mormon words and phrases that only appear in.
Some book of mormon prophets were responsible for leading gods. Book of mormon the church of jesus christ of latterday saints. Regarding this book, joseph smith said, the book of mormon is the most correct of any book on. The bible and the book of mormon work together to invite all people to follow jesus. There appears to be only one answer to explain the wordforword similarities between the verses of isaiah in the bible and the same verses in the book of mormon.
King benjamin was a prophet worked with his own hands. Prophet the church of jesus christ of latterday saints. Aaron, brother of moses aaron, son of mosiah aaronic priesthood. Introductory pages of the book of mormon part 1 come. More commonly, they announce administrative changes, often with great fanfare.
They will put biblical prophets and mormon prophets to the test in order to find. See more ideas about book of mormon, scripture study and book of mormon scriptures. What the book of mormon says about prophets the church of jesus christ of latterday saints, casually called the mormon church, claims to have a living prophet. The things you hear from false teachers and heretics like joel osteen are false. It is an abridgment by an ancient prophet named mormon of the records of. According to smith, the book is originally written in an otherwise unknown language called reformed egyptian on golden plates and it should be of similar importance as the bible. Typical mormon views of the old testament do not do justice to the complexity of the book. Bible ties to the book of mormon bible reference for lds. Latterday saints mormons today are taught to follow the prophet. The bible contains the writings of ancient prophets who taught that jesus. Hinckley says that mormons believe in a different jesus. They do not hold to the essentials of the christian faith, which means that they are not christians.
See more ideas about follow the prophet, lds church and scripture study. Oct 06, 2018 4 the prophet will never lead the church astray. Now, some critics also claim that smith gained most of his theories from a manuscript of a novel written by solomon spaulding. For example, there are no serious commentaries on a book of the bible, by a mormon, that i know of.
Presdent monson is our prophet, he teaches us through god to follow the commandments and hold the iron rod. Topical guide, book of mormon bible dictionary, ephraim, stick of guide to the scriptures. And once you know that the book of mormon is true, then it will follow that joseph smith was a prophet of god. Mar 10, 2010 in primary on sunday we sang the follow the prophet song. Jul 26, 2018 the book of mormon is a sacred text that was published in march 1830 by joseph smith, jr. However, many who are not mormon misunderstand what that means to mormons or how it works in actual practice.
The prophet and the apostles witness that jesus is the savior, and they help us follow his example. This simple presentation clearly shows that the book of mormonand joseph smith himselfare nothing short of moronic. See more ideas about book of mormon quotes, mormon quotes and book of mormon. His anger is not turned away but his hands are stretched out still 2 nephi 20. Is this lds prophet telling you the truth whitman tv. In this podcast, we will examine the book of mormon verses that are unique to the church of jesus christ of latterday saints and compare them to the bible.
The book of mormon explicitly quotes the prophet isaiah, containing 19. I understand that you think that we started originally only with the bible and later we turned to the book of mormon and left the bible. The reason the book of mormon has his name in the title is because he was the one who took all the records of his people and abridged them into a smaller, more manageable record. Aug 08, 2019 january 16, 2019 march 21, 2019 messages of the book of mormon through the writings of the prophet nephi in about 559545 b. When joseph smith translated the isaiah references from the small plates of nephi, he evidently opened his king james version of the bible and compared the. Mormon is a nickname for members of the church of jesus christ of latterday saints. Joseph smith the prophet, he restored the truth he found the book of mormon while still in his youth he faced persecution, endured until the end served the lord and now god says, well done my faithful friend. Surely i was sinful at birth, sinful from the time my mother conceived me niv. Book of mormon as the stick of joseph in the following kjv bible scripture. Its in a jewish rhythm and is about each verse is about a old testament prophet. A study guide for the book of mormon put together for children. The book of mormon is known as a second witness for jesus christ, and the bible and book of mormon are carried and used together by the missionaries and members of the church of jesus christ of latterday saints, thus fulfilling the scripture and the sticks whereon thou writest shall be in thine hand before their eyes. If youve read it once or 100 times, the book of mormon will bring the spirit into your life.
Mcconkie, for example, was a member of the 70s quorum, a very high ranking mormon and wrote the book, mormon doctrine, from which much of the documentation for this is taken. In primary on sunday we sang the follow the prophet song. The book of mormon claims that moroni, a prophet, originally wrote the book and that it was translated by joseph smith. The book of mormon a testament of gods love always. Jul 06, 2011 the bible came first, not the book of mormon. President hinckley was a prophet he taught the six bes built so many temples to give the people peace. So, that is exactly what i will do here as i go through these verses and compare to see if the mormon interpretation are supported with what the bible contextually reveals.
It contains 28 book of mormon stories and over 195 questions and answers. Critics of the book of mormon claim that major portions of it are copied, without attribution, from the bible. The book of mormon contains numerous passages that contradict what the bible says. Mormons differ from many other christian religions because they believe revelation did not end forever when jesus and the apostles were gone. The bible and the book of mormon for over 100 years, mormon archaeologists have searched in vain for indisputable proof of book of mormon civilizations. As men focus their attention in other areas of research, bits of cultural and linguistic evidence come to the forefront as additional testimonies of the book of mormon.1013 121 643 1260 1091 1378 725 1492 1356 1338 1139 448 1216 491 110 824 665 1227 1373 73 452 551 1384 142 730 822 797 447 1158 334 1374