Category Archives: Book of Mormon

Sundry Thoughts and Comments on the Book of Mormon

Following is a compilation of thoughts and comments about the Book of Mormon from church leaders, scholars, and others.   “I told the brethren that the Book of Mormon was the most correct of any book on earth, and the … Continue reading

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Thinking More Deeply About “Opposition in All Things”

I’ve read the Book of Mormon many times. And each time I have been moved intellectually by Lehi’s teachings about “opposition in all things”. His discussion of this topic has provided me with many worthwhile insights. It is an intellectually … Continue reading

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A Miraculous Conversion to the Mormon Church

The following account was written by Bobby Van Rooy. It details why Bobby decided to join the Mormon church after studying, pondering, and praying for nearly two years.     My conversion took about two years, but I’ll take it from … Continue reading

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The Book of Mormon—The Keystone of our Spiritual Life

I’m looking forward to reading and studying from the Book of Mormon in 2016. I feel excited like a little boy who is about to open up a gift. Why do I feel this way about reading the Book of … Continue reading

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Pray for America

As a student of the scriptures, I am worried about what I see taking place in the world. I am particularly concerned about America. Others are concerned too. In April of this year I read this headline: AUSTRALIA CALLS WORLD … Continue reading

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Is America in Peril?

I admit—I’ve developed a pessimistic view of America’s future in recent years. When the twin towers went down on 9-11-2001, I was amazed at the way American’s responded. Everywhere I looked people were flying our flag; in their cars, houses, … Continue reading

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Noted Mormon Writer, S. Michael Wilcox’s Struggle to Gain a Testimony of the Book of Mormon

In his new book, Face To Face, brother Wilcox relates his struggle to gain a testimony of the Book of Mormon.  He says that he “was raised by a mother who had a powerful testimony of the Book of Mormon. … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Dealings

The Book of Mormon doesn’t waste any time getting into the topic of prayer. On the first page (verse 5) Lehi prayed to the Lord “with all his heart”. His prayer was answered by vision, the account says the experience … Continue reading

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The Book of Mormon on Prayer

The scriptures abound with the promise that God hears and answers prayer. Church members who desire to communicate with God  instinctively know that prayer is one of the keys to opening the channels of communication with Heavenly Father. I want to focus on … Continue reading

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Using the Book of Mormon to Communicate with Heavenly Father

The Book of Mormon abounds with the idea that man can communicate with God. I’m writing as one who knows this is true having experienced it many times.  Joseph Smith said the Book of Mormon is the keystone of our … Continue reading

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