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The Book of Mormon

The Book of Mormon. 

Easily one of the most influential books to have ever existed on the face of the planet.

Brought about by a series of miraculous events.

And billions of miracles have occurred because of it.

President Russell M. Nelson said:

“My dear brothers and sisters, I testify that the Book of Mormon is truly the word of God. It contains the answers to life’s most compelling questions. It teaches the doctrine of Christ. It expands and clarifies many of the ‘plain and precious’ truths that were lost through centuries of time and numerous translations of the Bible.

“The Book of Mormon provides the fullest and most authoritative understanding of the Atonement of Jesus Christ to be found anywhere. It teaches what it really means to be born again. From the Book of Mormon we learn about the gathering of scattered Israel. We know why we are here on earth. These and other truths are more powerfully and persuasively taught in the Book of Mormon than in any other book. The full power of the gospel of Jesus Christ is contained in the Book of Mormon. Period.

“The Book of Mormon both illuminates the teachings of the Master and exposes the tactics of the adversary. The Book of Mormon teaches true doctrine to dispel false religious traditions—such as the erroneous practice of performing infant baptisms. The Book of Mormon gives purpose to life by urging us to ponder the potential of eternal life and “never-ending happiness.” The Book of Mormon shatters the false beliefs that happiness can be found in wickedness and that individual goodness is all that is required to return to the presence of God. It abolishes forever the false concepts that revelation ended with the Bible and that the heavens are sealed today.

“When I think of the Book of Mormon, I think of the word power. The truths of the Book of Mormon have the power to heal, comfort, restore, succor, strengthen, console, and cheer our souls.

“My dear brothers and sisters, I promise that as you prayerfully study the Book of Mormon every day, you will make better decisions—every day. I promise that as you ponder what you study, the windows of heaven will open, and you will receive answers to your own questions and direction for your own life. I promise that as you daily immerse yourself in the Book of Mormon, you can be immunized against the evils of the day, even the gripping plague of pornography and other mind-numbing addictions.”  (The Book of Mormon: What Would Your Life Be Like Without It, General Conference, October 2017, emphasis added)

We’ve found some episodes from the Our Turtle House App that we believe will help you as you study the Book of Mormon. Click on the picture below to open each episode directly in your Our Turtle House App.

It’s been said that God works in mysterious ways. But how familiar are you with the mysterious and yet miraculous circumstances that brought forth the Book of Mormon? Join Hank Smith as he shares some of the Miracles that occurred during the translation of the Book of Mormon. This is Part One of a two part series. (The Miracle of the Book of Mormon: Part 1, Hank Smith, Turtle Talks)
Have you ever wanted to understand the Book of Mormon on a different level? We can understand it so much more when we study it through the eyes of its narrators. (Understanding the Book of Mormon, Hanks Smith, Hank Helps)
In this 2nd part of the Miracle of the Book of Mormon, Hank shares more about the unique circumstances that surrounded the translation and publication of the Book of Mormon. (The Miracle of the Book of Mormon: Part 2, Hank Smith, Turtle Talks)

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