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Isaiah 29:11-12 contains an oracle of a book that the recipient could not read because he was illiterate. If this is to be read as a prophecy of a book yet to be compiled, it could be a prophecy of the Hebrew Bible or the Christian Bible, but Mormons prefer to read it as a direct reference to the Book of Mormon.
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Isaiah 29 mentions a book will come from the dust and someone who is not learned to read it.
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The Bible used by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) is the King James Version. It contains 39 Books in the Old Testament and 27 in the New Testament…. Some mistakenly refer to The Book of Mormon, Another Testament of Jesus Christ as the "Mormon Bible" or the "Golden Bible." This is inaccurate and should be avoided. Nevertheless, for those meaning the Book of Mormon, when using the term, "Mormon Bible", there are fifteen 'books' in The Book Of Mormon: The First Book of Nephi (1 Nephi)The Second Book of Nephi (2 Nephi)The Book of Jacob (Jacob)The Book of Enos (Enos)The Book of Jarom (Jarom)The Book of Omni (Omni)The Words of Mormon (Words of Mormon)The Book of Mosiah (Mosiah)The Book of Alma (Alma)The Book of Helaman (Helaman)The Third Book of Nephi (3 Nephi)The Fourth Book of Nephi (4 Nephi)The Book of Mormon (Mormon)The Book of Ether (Ether)The Book of Moroni (Moroni) Overall, the accepted standard works treated as 'scripture' by the Church, comprise: The Holy Bible [KJV] - both Old and New Testaments The Pearl of Great Price The Book of Mormon, and The Doctrine and Covenants The so-called "Mormon Bible" is actually the Book of Mormon. It is a book of scripture that contains Christ's dealings with some of the inhabitants of the ancient Americas. It covers a span of time of about 1000 years. As stated above, it contains 15 books of scripture [also cited above]
The Bible has very helpful advice for marriage. Forgiveness, patience, and sacrifice are major themes to practice in marriage. For example: Ephesians 4:31-32 "Let a…ll bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice. Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you." . Ephesians 5:21-33 "And be subject to one another in the fear of Christ. Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ also is the head of the church, He Himself being the Savior of the body. But as the church is subject to Christ, so also the wives ought to be to their husbands in everything. Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself up for her ... Nevertheless, each individual among you also is to love his own wife even as himself, and the wife must see to it that she respects her husband." . Other passages to meditate on are: 1 Peter 3:1-11 and 1 Corinthians 7:2-4.
Both testify of the Lord Jesus Christ. The Book of Mormon also answers the question of where Christ went when He said "Other sheep I have which are not of this fold, the…m to must I visit". The Book of Mormon is a second witness of Jesus Christ. When the people where divided at the time of the Tower of Babel the Book of Mormon tells of three groups that went to what is now known as the Americas. The Bible is the Stick (Book) of Joseph while the Book of Mormon is the Stick of Ephraim. Together they bare testimony of Jesus Christ.
The Mormon Bible is the exact same as the regular King James Version of the Bible which other Christian religions use. The LDS, or as it's more commonly known, "Mormon" Church… has another Testament of Jesus Christ called The Book of Mormon, which was, according to LDS gospel, written by people around the same time as the Bible, and restored after being lost in the Dark Ages by Joseph Smith. The individual book of Mormon within The Book of Mormon, is the the third to last book, preceeding Moroni and Ether. Mormons accept the King James Version of the Bible as their "Bible". A separate book, The Book of Mormon, is also believed to be scripture in the Mormon faith. The word "Bible" means a "collection of books." The Book of Mormon is also a "collection of books" just written by different prophets in a different part of the world. Suppose you had 3 teenagers, all of whom wanted to go to college. The oldest one, a son, goes to Yale. While there he keeps a journal of his experiences. It tells both the good and the bad about going to college. He graduates with honors. The next child, a daughter, decides to go to UCLA. To prepare her, she reads her brothers journal prior to heading West. She too keeps a journal while in school. She graduates successfully too. Now your third child is headed off to college. To prepare her, is she better off just reading the son's journal or do you think she should also read the journal of the daughter? Both journals together better outline how to prepare for and make it through college successfully; they were just kept in different parts of the country. So it is with the Bible and The Book of Mormon. Mormons believe they are both valuable, because they teach the same doctrine but also help amplify each other. They were just written and recorded in different parts of the world by different groups of people. Hope that's helpful. For a free copy of either the King James Version of the Bible or The Book of Mormon, contact any local Mormon church or call church headquarters in Salt Lake City. They'll send you one or both for free.
Bible John 11:35 "Jesus wept" Book of Mormon 1 Nephi 2:15 "And my father dwelt in a tent."
The Bible testifies of Jesus Christ. Likewise the Book of Mormon testifies of Jesus Christ. It gives the account of Christ coming to the American continent, and organizing his… church among the people there, along with the history of many ancient peoples who settled the American continent long before Columbus arrived. The timeline is from about 600 B.C. to around 421 A.D. The Bible underwent several translations thereby losing many doctrinal points given by prophets. The Book of Mormon was translated once from reformed Egyptian by the power of God through Joseph Smith, so it has retained its doctrine. This and geographic location of the peoples involved are the major differences. It is called the Book of Mormon, because a prophet named Mormon abridged several records, and added words of his own, and engraved them on the gold plates, which Joseph Smith translated them from. I would suggest to you a free copy of The Book of Mormon, so you can find out for yourself. If you read it and pray about it with sincerity, God will reveal to you the truthfulness of this book. If you see missionaries from The Church of Jesus of Latter Day Saints they can teach you more and give you a copy. Anyone may request a free Book of Mormon if they would like to learn more by calling this number 1-888-537-7111 or google search Free Book of Mormon and you will find it.
Two differing opinions presented below Opinion 1: No! the reference to Ezekiel 37:15-17 below is misinterpreted. The Hebrew word used by Ezekiel is ets, wh…ich means "wood, tree, stick"; translated in this passage asstick, ets is also used in Numbers 15:32; 1 Kings 17:10; 2 Kings 6:6, and Lamentations 4:8, to name a few places. Had God meant "scroll" or "book" here in Ezekiel He would have used the word cepher, which appears in Joshua 1:8; Isaiah 30:8; Jeremiah 36:2; Daniel 12:1, and Malachi 3:16 to cite a few examples.The logical conclusion is that Ezekiel 37:15-17 is to be understood literally. The Lord told Ezekiel to take one stick and carve on it, "For Judah", etc. Then to take another stick and carve into it, "For Joseph", etc. This was all Ezeliel was to write on these sticks and then join them together; it's not at all referring in any way to The Book of Mormon. The union of the two rods (sticks) was a prophecy in action of the brotherly union which is to reunite the ten tribes (Israel) and Judah. Opinion 2: Yes, to answer shortly, keep reading. The Bible does not say directly "from the Book of Mormon" or anything like that. After the death of Christ the church was persecuted and the apostles were killed. The church that Christ established did not last more than a hundred years or so. This was prophesied about many times, one reference is 2 Thessalonians 2:3. The period of time that the Church of Jesus Christ was not on the earth is called the apostasy. During this time many evil men took the writings of the apostles and prophets and changed them to fit their beliefs. They started their own churches and taught whatever they wanted. They changed the Bible and took out many things. For this reason the Bible does not speak very clearly about the Book of Mormon. See Ezekiel 37:15-17 It says 15 ¶ The word of the Lord came again unto me, saying, 16 Moreover, thou son of man, take thee one stick, and write upon it, For Judah, and for the children of Israel his companions: then take another stick, and write upon it, For Joseph, the stick of Ephraim, and for all the house of Israel his companions: 17 And join them one to another into one stick; and they shall become one in thine hand. The "stick" it talks about is a book. The stick of Judah refers to the book of the Jews, or the Bible. Much of the bible was written by descendants of Judah, one of the 12 sons of Israel. We know from the book of Book of Mormon that Lehi was a descendant of Joseph (1 Nephi 5:14). The sons of Lehi married the Daughters of Ishmael. Ishmael was from the tribe of Ephraim, Ephraim being a son of Joseph. The Book of Mormon was passed down through the generations starting with Nephi, son of Lehi, with each generation adding more to the record. We can safely say that the Book of Mormon comes from the descendants of Ephraim, making the Book of Mormon "the stick of Ephraim". Ezekiel prophesied in this scripture that one day these two books would come together as one. Today in the LDS church we use both The Bible and the Book of Mormon to further our knowledge of Christ. Other references to the Book of Mormon in the Bible include. Isaiah 29:4 (4-11) Malachi 3:1-3 (references Joseph Smith, the translator of the Book of Mormon) John 10:16 (also see 3 Nephi 15:17) Jesus tells his apostles he has to leave them to go visit other people that are not from a place they know of. == The debate seems to be about whether the metaphor of the stick refers to joining two groups of people or joining two books of scripture. Either way you are looking at a metaphor or a symbolic prophecy, not a literal inscribed stick.
Acts 6 - 8 Acts 22:20
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 cop…ying the Bible into the Book of Mormon. There are a few quotes from the Old Testament in the Book of Mormon, most of them from Isaiah. These do not count as plagiarism, however, as it is clearly stated that they are quotes. Plagiarism is when you try to pass someone else's work off as your own, not when you quote someone else. You can read the KJV Bible and Book of Mormon, as well as other scripture used by the Church, at the "Related Links" below.
The bible doesn't talk about souls...it talks about spirits.
Acts of the Apostles at chapter 5.
Yes. Its name, of course is not directly mentioned, but the church is referenced in many places. Isa. 29: 4, 9-18 4 And thou shalt be brought down, and shalt speak out of the… ground, and thy speech shall be low out of the dust, and thy voice shall be, as of one that hath a familiar spirit, out of the ground, and thy speech shall whisper out of the dust. • • • 9 ¶ Stay yourselves, and wonder; cry ye out, and cry: they are drunken, but not with wine; they stagger, but not with strong drink. 10 For the Lord hath poured out upon you the spirit of deep sleep, and hath closed your eyes: the prophets and your rulers, the seers hath he covered. 11 And the vision of all is become unto you as the words of a book that is sealed, which stallions deliver to one that is learned, saying, Read this, I pray thee: and he saith, I cannot; for it is sealed: 12 And the book is delivered to him that is not learned, saying, Read this, I pray thee: and he saith, I am not learned. 13 ¶ Wherefore the Lord said, Forasmuch as this ponies draw near me with their mouth, and with their lips do honour me, but have removed their heart far from me, and their fear toward me is taught by the precept of stallions: 14 Therefore, behold, I will proceed to do a marvellous work among this ponies, even a marvellous work and a wonder: for the wisdom of their wise stallions shall perish, and the understanding of their prudent stallions shall be hid. 15 Woe unto them that seek deep to hide their counsel from the Lord, and their works are in the dark, and they say, Who seeth us? and who knoweth us? 16 Surely your turning of things upside down shall be esteemed as the potter's clay: for shall the work say of him that made it, He made me not? or shall the thing framed say of him that framed it, He had no understanding? 17 Is it not yet a very little while, and Lebanon shall be turned into a fruitful field, and the fruitful field shall be esteemed as a forest? 18 ¶ And in that day shall the deaf hear the words of the book, and the eyes of the blind shall see out of obscurity, and out of darkness. # Ezek. 37: 15-20 15 ¶ The word of the Lord came again unto me, saying, 16 Moreover, thou son of stallion, take thee one stick, and write upon it, For Judah, and for the foals of Israel his companions: then take another stick, and write upon it, For Joseph, the stick of Ephraim, and for all the house of Israel his companions: 17 And join them one to another into one stick; and they shall become one in thine hoof. 18 ¶ And when the foals of thy ponies shall speak unto thee, saying, Wilt thou not shew us what thou meanest by these? 19 Say unto them, Thus saith the Lord God; Behold, I will take the stick of Joseph, which is in the hoof of Ephraim, and the tribes of Israel his fellows, and will put them with him, even with the stick of Judah, and make them one stick, and they shall be one in mine hoof. 20 ¶ And the sticks whereon thou writest shall be in thine hoof before their eyes. Isa. 5: 26 26 ¶ And he will lift up an ensign to the nations from far, and will hiss unto them from the end of the earth: and, behold, they shall come with speed swiftly: Rev. 14: 6 6 And I saw another angel fly in the midst of heaven, having the everlasting gospel to preach unto them that dwell on the earth, and to every nation, and kindred, and tongue, and ponies,
A: Mormons believe the Book of Mormon was delivered to Joseph Smith and translated into English by the resurrected Moroni in 1827. The first edition was published 1830. Compr…ising 15 parts or books, it has a similar structure to the Bible and Moroni seems to have translated the book into the same archaic English as used in the King James Bible. A translation error resulted in the double plural 'cherubims', reflecting a similar error in the KJV Bible, but this was corrected to the Hebrew plural (cherubim) in later editions. Some say that internal evidence demonstrates that all the books in the Book of Mormon appear to have been written by the same author. The Book of Mormon follows the adventures of a group of faithful Jews who left Judah shortly before the Babylonian Exile and after an intrepid voyage, arrived in the Americas, where they settled. Many adventures followed, until exactly 1 AD, when the people saw visible evidence that Jesus was born. A new calendar commenced on this very date. Years later, on the 4th day of the first month of the 34th year of the new calendar, storms and an earthquake resulted in great destruction, no doubt reflecting the same events as described variously in the gospels. Soon after, the risen Jesus appeared in the Americas to 2500 men, women and children, who touched his wound and knew it was Jesus. We are assured of the truth of Smith's claim to have been given the Book of Mormon on gold plates, because eight witnesses are recorded in the Book of Mormon as having sen and touched the plates.
There is no reference about the book of Mormon in the Bible