Mormon Books of Scripture
Mormon Bible and Mormon Scriptures
Many in the world refer to the Book of Mormon as the Mormon Bible. Perhaps it makes it easier to remember; however, Mormons believe in the King James Bible and the Book of Mormon. Mormons have 13 Articles of Faith, which are exactly what they say–”Articles of Faith” (thirteen statements that briefly summarize some of the basic principles and beliefs (Read more).
Book of Mormon
The Book of Mormon is one of four volumes of scripture used by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It is subtitled, “Another Testament of Jesus Christ.” This means that it is another witness that Christ really lived, and that He is God’s Son.
The Book of Mormon contains the writings of ancient prophets. The first prophet spoken of in (Read more).
Doctrine and Covenants
Joseph Smith had received numerous revelations on gospel principles, as well as instruction from the Lord on how to run The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Although the revelations were often announced in conferences, and Joseph often gave copies to missionaries and other Mormon Church leaders, most people didn’t know what was contained in the revelations. (Read more).
Pearl of Great Price
The Pearl of Great Price is one of the four standard works of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. There are four major sections of The Pearl of Great Price: the Book of Moses, the Book of Abraham, the writings of Joseph Smith, and the Articles of Faith.
The book of Moses is a small excerpt from Joseph Smith’s inspired translation of the Bible. It is a more complete record of Moses’s writings at the beginning of the book of Genesis in the Old Testament. It contains many doctrines and teachings that were lost from the Bible and gives additional information about the plan of salvation, the creation of the earth, and the Lord’s dealings with Adam and Enoch. (Read more).
The Old Testament of the Bible is considered official scripture of the Mormon Church. The Old Testament is considered an “indispensable foundation” to understanding the ordinances and covenants (promises made with God) we make during this life (Read more).
In the Mormon Church, the King James Version is used as the official Bible in English. However, the Church has added footnotes with cross-references to other LDS scriptures, such as the Book of Mormon. Most of the New Testament was originally written in Greek. The New Testament records the life of Christ, his apostles and (Read more).