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Bible vs. Book of Mormon

1991 Sperry Symposium on What the Book of Mormon Tells us about the Bible, pg. 93-94; “The Book of Mormon is a document to be reckoned with, and I am confident that everyone’s spiritual well-being will ultimately depend on what he or she knows and feels about it. I like this expression from Elder Orson Pratt:

“The nature of the message in the Book of Mormon is such, that if true, no one can possibly be saved and reject it; if false, no one can possibly be saved and receive it… The Book of Mormon declares first that the Bible is a true and sacred witness for Jesus Christ and contains teachings, doctrines, covenants, history, and prophecy of great worth to the human family; second, that the Bible available in our day is not as complete nor as doctrinally accurate as it was when written by the ancient prophets and apostles and, moreover, that the loss of material is both substantial and extensive; third, that the missing material was deliberately removed from the Bible by persons of evil intent among the Gentiles; fourth, that many people have stumbled spiritually because of the loss of so much plain and precious information from the Bible; fifth, that the crucial missing parts shall be restored to the Bible through latter-day scripture; sixth, that many in the last days, because of pride and unbelief, reject the miraculous events and doctrinal precepts of the Bible; and seventh, that the Book of Mormon is the greatest of all documentary witnesses for the Bible.


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