Book Of Mormon Quotes (15 quotes)
Top 40 Inspirational Book of Mormon Scriptures
The Book of Mormon is the most correct book on earth and the keystone of our religion, and a man would get nearer to God by abiding its precepts than any other book. Now the Lord is withholding from us a great many truths that he would gladly reveal if we were ready to receive them. Did you know that a portion of the record from which the Book of Mormon is taken is sealed? The Prophet was not permitted to break the seals, and we will not receive the sealed record until the time comes when the people will show by their faith their willingness to accept it. Until we are prepared to receive the things already given, I fear the Lord will hold from us those other things which one time will be revealed. Joseph Fielding Smith, Doctrines of Salvation , We do not have to prove the Book of Mormon is true.
It is the word of God and, like the Bible, gives us guidance and inspiration in our daily lives. Specifically, the Book of Mormon was prepared for our day so that we would learn and grow by readings the words of ancient prophets in the Americas. The Book of Mormon is specifically an account of the ancient inhabitants of the Americas and their dealings with God. Inspirational Video on the Book of Mormon. And thus it is. Behold I say unto you, Nay; but all men are privileged the one like unto the other, and none are forbidden. And behold, in thy childhood thou hast suffered afflictions and much sorrow, because of the rudeness of thy brethren.
To the ardent follower of Joseph Smith, the Book of Mormon is the surest proof of his prophetic office. It is the one undeniable sign of his divinely given gifts of translation. To the skeptic, the Book of Mormon is an interesting example of early American frontier fiction, both quaint and pretentious, a living monument to human greed and gullibility. An analysis of the Book is useful, not because it tells us anything at all about ancient America, but rather for the insights that it gives us into the human psyche, into the mind of both the con artist and his mark. It is evident that Joseph Smith used a number of sources in his monumental work.
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The infamous musical The Book of Mormon at Segerstrom ends its highly successful Orange County run this weekend; every show on this leg of the musical's tour has been sold out or close to being sold out , which should be a shocker, considering how antithetical to Orange County its humor is. Created by South Park 's Trey Parker and Matt Stone the show — which follows the journey of two Mormon elders read: year-old missionaries assigned to convert poor villagers in Africa — has been hyped up so much in the three years since it debuted on Broadway that there are currently two concurrent national tours and a run in London. Maybe it's because no one can resist a cast of bright-eyed, super-cute guys singing ultra-catchy songs about a caffienated hell or going door-to-door in harmony. Or maybe, the show's message about spirituality is so pure and uplifting that it transcends whatever moral scruples you may have about religion, female genital mutilation, imperialism, homosexuality, and profanity. The musical is unstoppable, so much so that the Mormon church has taken to buying full-page ads in the playbill as if to say — hey!
In the Book of Mormon we learn that "charity is the pure love of Christ, and it endureth forever," Moroni You can speak with tongues, have the gift of prophecy, understand all mysteries, and possess all knowledge; even if you have the faith to move mountains, without charity it won't profit you at all With it, all else becomes vibrant and alive. This is achieved not just by doing what is right, but by doing it for the right reason—for the pure love of Christ. The Apostle Paul illustrated this in his famous teaching about the importance of charity see 1 Cor. The reason charity never fails and the reason charity is greater than even the most significant acts of goodness he cited is that charity, 'the pure love of Christ' Moro.
Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. Quotes tagged as "book-of-mormon" Showing of I brought away a copy from Salt Lake. The book is a curiosity to me, it is such a pretentious affair, and yet so "slow," so sleepy; such an insipid mess of inspiration. It is chloroform in print.