Posts Tagged ‘changes to text in BoM’

History of the Church, 4:461 (28 November 1841); “I told the brethren that the Book of Mormon was the most correct of any book on earth, and the keystone of our religion, and a man would get nearer to God by abiding by its precepts, than by any other book.” – Joseph Smith, Jr. [emp. mine]

BoM Just like anyone else, whenever I read the Church has made changes to the Book of Mormon, I think about Smith’s claim noted above. If it was so perfect, why did it need a revision? And so it was, when I came across two noteworthy items in the Sunstone Magazine.

The Church’s revision about the Lamanites will always be a prime example of why the Book of Mormon isn’t true. Anytime you make excuses for, and ultimately change the entire narrative for why your book is inspired of God, you’ve created a huge credibility problem for yourself.


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