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The Book of Mormon

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The Book of Mormon was translated by Joseph Smith the Prophet from ancient records and gives an account of people who used to live in North and South America, and their wars and dealings with God.
The Book of Mormon contains many of the same names for Jesus Christ as there are in the Bible. The only way to get an accurate count would be to read the entire book, as no exhaustive list is available online. Names commonly used for Jesus in the Book of Mormon are:ChristMessiahJesusLight and life...
The Book of Mormon mentions Korihor who was a skeptic and believed: "... there could be no atonement made for the sins of men, but every man fared in this life according to the management of the creature; therefore every man prospered according to his genius, and that every man conquered according...
Good question. The regular scripture search tool on the LDS website doesn't work for that one because "and" isn't a significant word... so it ignores it.. The best I can do for you is estimate... so, I counted the number of instances of the word "and" on several random pages in the Book of Mormon...
Right now there are only plans for it to show on Broadway in New York. If the show is successful it might go on tour to other places.
Yes. Elvis Presley did in fact read the Book of Mormon. He had many friends that were members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" church) who introduced him to the book, including Ed Parker, Cricket Butler, and the Osmond Family. Elvis studied many...
The Book of Mormon is a book of scripture similar to the Bible. It is a record of the ancient inhabitants of the American continent, just as the Bible is a record of the ancient inhabitants of Israel and the surrounding area. Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly...
The fourth book in the Book of Mormon is the Book of Enos.The books of the Book of Mormon (in order) are: 1 Nephi2 NephiJacobEnosJaromOmniWords of MormonMosiahAlmaHelaman3 Nephi4 NephiMormonEtherMoroni
== Answer ==   Assume that the pages are numbered 1-145 in order and we don't have any other page numbering system.    In every ten pages the digit 5 will appear in the units column once,   e.g. 5, 15, 25, 35, 45 etc.   That makes 15 fives.    In the 50's the digit 5 will...
No. Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" church) use the KJV Bible as well as the Book of Mormon, so there is no use in copying the Bible into the Book of Mormon. There are a few quotes from the Old Testament in the Book of Mormon, most of them...
There is no book in the Book of Mormon that is the same as Genesis. Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" church) use the Bible, so there is no need to duplicate it in the Book of Mormon. The Book of Moses in the Pearl of Great Price is similar. It...
The Book of Mormon never mentions a war in heaven. The War in Heaven is mentioned in the Bible in Revelation 12, Isaiah 14, and Luke 10. It is more specifically detailed in the Pearl of Great Price, in Moses 4 and Abraham 3.
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The actual text identifies the Abominable Church as a church of Satan. It exists mainly in metaphor. Religious scholars draw close relationship between the Abominable Church and the (evil church) of Babylon description used in Revelation. LDS scholars and teachers have written that the Abominable...
Mormons believe that the Gospel contained within the Book of Mormon is the same as the Gospel contained within the Bible. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, more commonly known as the Mormons, have this belief. First let's quote Galatians 1:6 correctly. it states "1:6 I marvel that ye...
Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (commonly called the "Mormon" church) generally regard a prophecy contained early in the Book of Mormon as a fortelling of Christopher Columbus. Nephi recorded a vision of the future of his father's descendants. After foreseeing the...
Many hotels in Utah have a Book of Mormon in addition to a Gideon's Bible in each hotel room. Also, most Marriott hotels worldwide have both a Book of Mormon and a Gideon's Bible in each room as well.
"Promise" is used in 48 passages. Please see Related Link.
I don't know which one it THE shortest, but Moroni, the last book in The Book of Mormon, has a lot of really short chapters because Moroni did not know if the Lord would preserve him to write again. But until he dies, he continued to write.
There are a couple Josephs mentioned in the Book of Mormon. The most prominent is the son of a prophet named Lehi, who left Jerusalem with his family in 600 b.c. He later took over the roll of prophet after the death of his brother, Nephi, who inherited the position from his father. The Biblical...
There is only one version, unless you are asking how many languages it is in, in which case, the Book Of Mormon is translated into 87 different languages, one of which is now extinct. Another answer Regarding the languages the Book of Mormon, it has been fully translated into 87 languages, including...
The word love is found 69 times in the Book of Mormon.
The word "Thanks" appears 167 times according to word counting software lds.org/scriptures/search?lang=eng&type=verse&query=thanks
This depends on if you are counting by characters or words. The longest verse in the Book of Mormon counting by characters is Alma 60:16: "Yea, had it not been for the war which broke out among ourselves; yea, were it not for these king-men, who caused so much bloodshed among ourselves; yea, at...
The word "thank" appears 38 times in the Book of Mormon. However the word "thanks" appears 167 times.
Yes. All members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) believe that the Book of Mormon is the word of God and that it is a volume of scripture to be used as a companion with the Holy Bible. This is a key doctrine of the Church, and belief in the Book of Mormon is a...
The words "sacrifice" "sacrifices" and "sacrificed" are found 20 times in the Book of Mormon.
Here are a few:"And he said unto me: Behold, the virgin whom thou seest is the mother of the Son of God, after the manner of the flesh" (1st Nephi 11:18)."And behold he cometh, according to the words of the angel, in six hundred years from the time my father left Jerusalem" (1st Nephi 19:8)."For...
The Book of Mormon quotes 478 verses from the Book of Isaiah. That is a full 1/3 of the Book of Isaiah! Of those 478 verses: 201 verses are exactly the same as the King James Version of Isaiah. 207 verses are slightly different from the King James Version of Isaiah. 69 verses are paraphrased from...
Joseph Smith, the man who translated the Book of Mormon from the plates, said this regarding where they are at now: "...They remained safe in my hands, until I had accomplished by them what was required at my hand. When, according to arrangements, the messenger called for them, I delivered them up...
The Book of Mormon was written between 600 B.C. and 300 A.D. It was then hid underground until an angel delivered it to the prophet Joseph Smith to be translated and published. It was published in March, 1830. You can learn more about the Book of Mormon at the "Related Links" below.
You need a degree in History, Scriptures, and English.
the Book of Mormon is an outstanding book! its like a story bool. it tells you a whole bunch or different stories. unlike fairy tale stories these stories are real! it is a little harder to understand than other stories but if you ponder about it you will soon understand this amazing book.
* The large sections of the Book of Mormon which are copied from the Christian Bible undoubtedly have archaeological evidence. The sections which are not from the Bible do not, and are in fact refuted by archaeology.   * The Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship Research at Brigham...
The word "work" appears in 230 verses in the Book of Mormon. Some of these verses mention the word 'work' more than once.
The word 'honest' is used twice in the Book of Mormon, once in Helaman 9:36 and once in Alma 27:27.
The majority of the Book of Mormon was written between 600 B.C. and 421 A.D, with the exception of Ether, which was written from about 2600 B.C. to beyond 600 B.C. So, you could say it took over 3000 years to write the Book of Mormon. It took Joseph Smith about 65 total working days to translate...
The Book of Mormon, like the Bible, was written by ancient peoples between the years 2600 B.C. and 421 A.D. The records were eventually collected and transcribed onto metal plates and buried. In 1828, Joseph Smith, Jr. was lead by an angel to the place where these plates were buried. He translated...
Nephi was the first to write in the Book of Mormon
No, the Book of Mormon is not on XM radio, but the Mormon Channel is. The Mormon Channel has many different programs, including interviews with church members, sermons, music, and scripture stories. You can download the Book of Mormon as an MP3. Check out the "Related Links" below to listen to the...
Well, it's hard to say exactly because much of the Book of Mormon was abridged by Mormon and Moroni and they did not list the original authors. The only part of the Book of Mormon not written by Nephites is the Book of Ether, which was abridged by Ether, a Jaredite, then translated by Mosiah and...
The video "DNA vs The Book of Mormon" challenges the very first lines in the Book of Mormon (in which it states that the people were descendants of Israelites) and claims they are a lie, and attempts to prove it's point through scientific DNA testing.
Never. The Book of Mormon is not banned. In fact, it is handed out for free to anyone who wants a copy, and is available in over 100 languages. If you want a free copy of The Book of Mormon, you can visit the "Related Link" below.
The phrase "it came to pass" is used 1330 times in the current (1982) English edition of the Book of Mormon as published by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Tons of people collect historic Mormon books and documents! Put it on Ebay and I guarantee you'll find a buyer.
There is a land called Joshua mentioned in Mormon 2:6, but no people named Joshua.
No. The Prince of Peace is Jesus Christ. The Three Nephites werethree disciples of Christ in the Book of Mormon who asked JesusChrist to allow them to have the same blessing as John the Beloved.Jesus Christ blessed them that they would "never taste of death;but live to behold all the doings of the...
The Book of Mormon was written between 600 B.C. and 400 A.D. It  begins with a prophet named Lehi, a contemporary of Jeremiah, in  Jerusalem. He and his family travel to the Americas to avoid the  prophesied Babylonian Captivity. The Book of Mormon is a record of  their decendants until the time...
There are millions of copies of the Book of Mormon published to this day, but really there are no "Editions". It's been the same since the beginning of when it was written. The only difference between new Book of Mormons and old ones is the cross-referencing on the bottom of the page. Which makes it...
As long as it does well. It has been playing to a sell out audience of 102% (standing room only) and it was nominated for 14 Tony awards on May 3, 2011. With those kind of credits it could go on for a long time.
The word 'charity' appears 27 times in the text of the Book of Mormon, not including footnotes or chapter summaries.
The word 'obey' is used 15 times in the Book of Mormon. Similar words include 'obedient' (11 times), obeyeth (1 time), obedience (1 time), obeyed (1 time), obeying (1 time), and disobedience (2 times).
No, but you are probably thinking about the Co-director Casey Nicholaw.
A:According to Joseph Smith , the Book of Mormon was delivered to him by the resurrected Moroni in 1827. Mormons believe the book was written over a period of centuries, from before 600 BCE to around 421 CE. It is said to have been translated with Moroni's help, from the original Hebrew into...
Not likely. Isaiah's ministry was from about 740-700 BC, and theBook of Mormon dates Lehi to 600 BC. It is possible that Lehi couldhave known Jeremiah, whose ministry is dated to 627-586 BC
People rip up the Book of Mormon all the time, but there have been no recent news reports of it happening in Salt Lake City. Usually it isn't a newsworthy occurrence.
The word 'endure' is used 12 times in the Book of Mormon.
There isn't really a record kept of who has read the Book of Mormon and who hasn't, but archaeologists have been interested in the Book of Mormon from the beginning, so it was probably an early archaeologist in the mid 1800's.
Here are some: 2nd Nephi 9:34 "Wo unto the liar, for he shall be thrust down to hell." Alma 41:14 "Therefore, my son, see that you are merciful unto your brethren; deal justly, judge righteously, and do good continually; and if ye do all these things then shall ye receive your reward; yea, ye...
I recently tallied them up for a reading tracking system I put  together, and here they are.   Also, check out the "Related Links" below to go to the online  version of the Book of Mormon.   Please note that this is for the most common version of the Book of  Mormon, published by the Church...
Yes. Polygamy is forbidden by the Book of Mormon. Verses mentioning polygamy are: Jacob 2:27 Wherefore, my brethren, hear me, and hearken to the word of the Lord: For there shall not any man among you have save it be one wife; and concubines he shall have none. Jacob 3:5 Behold, the Lamanites...
This is up to your personal opinion. Mormons believe that the Book of Mormon is the Word of God, and that it is a testament of Jesus Christ to be used side-by-side with the Bible. They encourage everyone to read the book and decide for themselves.The original writers of the Book of Mormon (between...
The word "Israel" is in 188 verses in the Book of Mormon, although some verses may use the word more than once. To compare, it is used 2228 times in the Old Testament and 73 times in the New Testament.
Yes it is is the Book of Mormon and in the King James version of the Bible in many locations.
Moroni was a prophet in the Book of Mormon. There are people alivetoday with the name Moroni, named after the Book of Mormon prophet.
They are both religious texts considered scripture by their believers, but otherwise they are not very similar. The Qur'an is comperable to the Bible and has some similar stories. Because Mormons use both the Bible and the Book of Mormon, there was no need to repeat the Bible stories in the Book of...
New Answer:It depends on the condition of the book, but if it is in decent condition it could probably sell for a few hundred. I would check deseretbook.com/auctions to see what similar books are selling for.   To the previous answerer: They are asking about 1910 not 1810, the Book of Mormon...
Depends on how old. If they are good with the Bible, they'll be good with the Book of Mormon. There are Book of Mormon storybooks made for kids, if they are too young to read the regular book.
The most major changes in the Book of Mormon have been organizing the text into chapters and verses, adding chapter headings/summaries, and footnotes. Also, what is included in the front pages (introduction, history, testimonies, paintings, etc) has changed several times. The actual scriptural...
We can't know for sure, because he never tells us. Mormon, Moroni's father, says in Mormon 6:6 that he buried most of the plates in the hill Cumorah then gave the rest of the plates to Moroni. Moroni could have gone back to get them and then buried them in another spot, or he could have compiled...
The word "gift" or "gifts" is used 48 times in the Book of Mormon.
No. Anyone familiar with Masonry who reads the Book of Mormon would find no correlation. The Book of Mormon is similar to the Bible and is considered by Mormons as another testament of Jesus Christ, to be used side-by-side with the Bible. You can read the Book of Mormon online at the "Related Links...
Actually, it compliments the Bible. The Book of Mormon is another testament of Jesus Christ as told by the people of the America's, where Jesus visited and taught the people after his resurrection and ascension in Israel.
By prayerfully reading it, and following the counsel at the end to pray and ask God if it is true, asking in faith that God will give you an answer, and then listen. You may not get a "YES!" loudly but it may come as a quiet calm feeling of affirmation.
That phrase is said a few times in the scriptures. Moroni 7:5 says "For I remember the word of God which saith by their works ye shall know them; for if their works be good, then they are good also." Doctrine and Covenants 18:38 says "And by their desires and their works you shall know them." ...
Yes. Lucy Harris died in 1836.
As long as the show goes on or any actor resign from the show. The play is going fabulous and i don't think they need to change the cast.
That all depends on your opinion. Mormons believe that the Book of Mormon is a true account - nonfiction. Others believe that the Book of Mormon is a made up story - fiction. The Book of Mormon itself directs readers to read the book with an open mind and then ask God if it is true. This is found...
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) teaches that God the Father, Jesus Christ (the Son of God), and the Holy Spirit are three distinctly seperate beings united perfectly in purpose. Mormons believe that the doctrine of the Trinity is unbiblical, and that it came...
The Book of Mormon was written between 2500 BC (the fall of the Tower of Babel) and 420 AD. The majority of it was translated in 1829 and it was first published early in 1830. The individual book of the prophet Mormon within the Book of Mormon was written between 322 AD and 421 AD. Check out the ...
The Liahona is an item mentioned in the Book of Mormon. It first appears in about 600 B.C. (around the time of the Old Testament prophet Jeremiah) to a family who is fleeing Jerusalem to avoid the prophecied Babylonian captivity. The Liahona essentially worked as a compass, pointing the family in...
It depends entirely on the condition. You would need to have it appraised by an antique book collector, and for the best estimate, one specializing in Mormon documents. They would most likely have to physically handle the book or have some very good photos in order to know how much the book is worth...
Yes. The Maxwell Institute catalogs some quite fascinating, and for me, persuasive, evidence. Find more information by following related links, below.
There is some evidence, which is usually discredited by those who do not believe that the Book of Mormon is a real historic record. Symbols and items found with ancient South American and Mexican Temples hold similarities to Book of Mormon concepts. The traditions of Quetzalcoatl, the 'great white...
No. The King James Version was first published in 1611. It covers the period of about 4000 B.C. to 50 A.D. in the 'old world' around Israel. The Book of Mormon was first published in 1830. It covers the period of 2000 B.C. to 400 A.D. in the 'new world' in the Americas.
multiple prophets did but its called the book of mormon because mormon compiled all the records in one book
Kolob is mentioned in five verses of Mormon scripture, all in the book of Abraham. These verses are Abraham 3:3, 3:4, 3:9, 3:16 and 5:13. These verses say that Kolob is the greatest star, and is 'nearest to the throne of God'. Kolob follows God's time (1000 years as a single day, according to 2...
The word "kindness" is used three times in the Book of Mormon, all in reference to the Savior, Jesus Christ. They are: 3 Nephi 22:8 In a little wrath I hid my face from thee for a moment, but with everlasting kindness will I have mercy on thee , saith the Lord thy Redeemer. 3 Nephi 22:10 For...
i'm not sure but i would be willing to find out.    Another answer:  There are some similarities between the words of Ellen G. White  and Joseph Smith. The similarities are not significant enough, in  my opinion, to prove that she plagarized or was influenced by  Joseph Smith's teachings....
It was written by Matt Stone and Trey Parker.
I'm just learning about the mormons religon but I do not thank they have a differnet beleif then any other mormons. They come from all around to teach us the good and great , powerful lord , jesus christ & will all ways do the same belief to all persons of the relgion.--------another answer...
The Book of Mormon or songs about the Book of Mormon? The full edition of the Book of Mormon is currently published in 82 languages, with selections from the Book of Mormon available in another 24. Obviously not all these languages can be listed here, but you can find a list at the "Related Links"...
This depends on what you consider to be evidence. DNA testing has shown very little evidence. Archaeology has shown some evidence. Anthropology has shown some more convincing evidence, as some traditional legends match up with Book of Mormon stories. Believers in the Book of Mormon do not claim the...