During april, i have studied the wars in the book of mormon. If youre starting over, or continuing through, these study guides will help answer your questions and help you get the most out of your reading. My name is paul anderson, and i love studying the book of mormon. With a new year, many of us are beginning to read the book of mormon from the beginning once more. Studying the book of mormon online religious studies center. Book of mormon study aids study companions to the scriptures. We need to read daily from the pages of the book that will get a man nearer to god by abiding by its precepts, than by any other book.
Ive had a lot of questions lately about what i use for my book of mormon study, so i wanted to share a few resources with you today. Book of mormon study notes insights from my daily study. He heads a team of nine people who have been involved in this project over many years. Free audio chapters for your book of mormon study by. Subscribe to the new book of mormon videos youtube channel. For years ive looked for a book of mormon study guide to help me read the book of mormon every day. This book of mormon study guide is designed to fit the needs of various ages and study habits and is ideal for personal, class or family study. They are designed to enrich your studies of the scriptures. In the past, ive never been able to stick to reading. Start to finish is a comprehensive, question andanswer commentary that draws from thousands of the very best insights on.
While many readers of the book of mormon are used to studying the book of mormon on the gospel library app, trying a different, printed edition of the book of mormon can be an exciting and instructive opportunity for gospel learning. We are a nonprofit organization supported by people like you. The book of mormon study guide i use every morning. Similarly, president benson has said that we must never rest in our study of the book of mormon. Presenting the maxwell institute study edition of the book of. The book of mormon for young readers presents key scripture stories in an abridged, creative, and engaging format designed to make it easy for children to understand and love the scriptures. This new book has all the same great content as the first study guide but the entire book of mormon is covered in this one book instead of as a two volume series. The book of mormon study guide that got me reading scriptures. We have taken every chapter in the book of mormon and provided study pages to help you really dig in and study every single verse.
Zoram leads the nephite army to victory alma 16 the lamanites attack the people of ammon alma 2425 the battle of jershon alma 28 captain moroni defeats zerahemnah alma 4344 captain moroni prepares the nephites. Studies of the book of mormon is a collection of essays written at the beginning of the 20th century though not published until 1985 by b. John christopher thomas pentecostal theological seminary and bangor university, implied readers, the book of mormon, and the bible grant hardy university of north carolina, asheville, reading the book of mormon as a bible commentary room 2. Hey all lifelong mormon, currently doing my second read through of the book of mormon. What can stylometry tell us about book of mormon authorship. Make studying fun and effective with diagrams, doodles, and. Charting the book of mormon is a collection of more than 175 visual aids that promote deeper understanding and appreciation of the book of mormon. The maxwell institute study edition, produced by believing scholars, is ideally suited to both new readers of the book of mormon and also those who know the book well and have loved its teachings and testimony of christ for many years. We invite all men and women everywhere to read the book of mormon, to ponder in their hearts the message. Dec 12, 2017 see hilton, on verifying wordprint studies, in book of mormon authorship revisited, 236. It will wear us out long before we will ever wear it out. It literally means letting go or setting at liberty. Our church studies a different book of doctrine every year.
Ive found that most gospel doctrinesunday school classes barely scratch the surface of the contents of the book, and i am interested in a comprehensive analysis or companion of the book in. Reynolds brigham young university, the covenant concept in the book of mormon. Book of mormon journal edition w wide margins for personal study. The book of mormon is a religious record of three groups of people who migrated from the old world to the american continents. Since the book of mormon is the keystone of our witness of christ and the fulness of his gospel, it is important in our study to give special attention to the many teachings and testimonies of the savior it contains. Book of mormon history provides easy access to current research for personal study. Hilton, on verifying wordprint studies, in book of mormon authorship revisited, 241. Book of mormon study notes the word aphesis appears 17 times in the greek new testament. Our book of mormon study guides and resources are always our best sellers.
In october 2014, i decided to start publishing what i learn from studying the book each day, and this blog is the result. Another testament of jesus christ, maxwell institute study edition, copublished with deseret book and the religious studies center at byu. Every latterday saint should make the study of this book a lifetime pursuit. Come, follow me latest posts names and titles of jesus christ in march, 2019, i studied 20 different names or titles of jesus christ which appear in the book of mormon. Valletta is the director of the curriculum services division, seminaries and institutes of religion, for the church of jesus christ of latterday saints.
Roberts 18571933, a general authority of the church of jesus christ of latterday saints lds church, which examine the validity of the book of mormon as a translation of an ancient american source. Concerning this record, the prophet joseph smith, who translated it by the gift and power of god, said, 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 see the introduction at the. An account written by the hand of mormon upon plates. You might find this study guide useful for yourself and your children. Some have done this by obtaining a new, inexpensive copy of the book of mormon and marking all of the verses that refer to or. A dynamic, interactive, webfriendly presentation of the book of mormon. Featuring 6 unique limited edition covers, the study edition of the book of mormon will help you dive deep into the scriptures at home or on the go. The book of mormon study edition line upon line, co. For the record, this blog is not an attempt to establish a correct interpretation of the book of mormon passages i study. Book of mormon study guide for homestudy seminary students. The maxwell institute study edition will be the first edition ever to combine the churchs current official version of the text 20 with the results of royal. Designed for multiple use as study guides, handouts, and masters for creating projectable images, the charts convey a wealth of information that will enrich personal study and teaching. To see more of their contributions published under the olive leaf foundation, go to.
This book is the 2nd edition of our best selling study guide first published in 2014. Faculty members from the byu religious education department discuss the writings and teachings of the book of mormon prophets in this 63part series. Grow your knowledge of the book of mormon with these uplifting, inspiring study guides and helps. Book of mormon study notes insights from my daily study of. When jesus reads the prophecy from isaiah 61 that the messiah would preach deliverance to the captives, and. For your study this school year, you will first complete reading assignments from the scripture text for this course. You may wish to ask what god wants you to study as well, or you can simply open the book of mormon and just start reading. Maxwell institute for religious scholarship at byu recently teamed up with. Perfect for your family study and for individuals of all ages, the dont miss this study journal, created in partnership with lds living, begins with a weekly study schedule and is filled with fun and interactive study guide sheets that complement the dont miss this weekly youtube videos. Each of the halfhour episodes covers several chapters from the book of mormon. Yesterday, we let the cat out of the bag about our evil plan to flood the world with excellent, reasonably priced audiobooks of our best titles. These groups were led by prophets who recorded their religious and secular histories on metal plates. Even though i do believe that the principles contained in this book have universal applicability, i also recognize that the book of mormon is rich with meaning and that my own understanding is limited. Gather your scriptures, your writing and marking instruments and a notebook.
This restructuring of the original book of mormon was organized by lynn a. If you love the book of mormon, consider donating to book of mormon central and becoming part of this exciting movement. By using this guide, he was able to do his own independent study. A comprehensive resource for the study of the book of mormon. Ive found that most gospel doctrinesunday school classes barely scratch the surface of the contents of the book, and i am interested in a comprehensive analysis or companion of the book in order to help my understanding of it. This fouryear pattern, however, must not be followed by church members in their personal and family study. In march, 2019, i studied 20 different names or titles of jesus christ which appear in the book of mormon. Prior to that, the book of mormon was too intimidating for him. The book of mormon study guide i use for my daily scripture study. Would you love for your children and grandchildren to get more out of reading the scriptures.
This definitive volume brings the most unique, compelling, and insightful comments on the book of mormon together into one place to help you get more out of your. Following the book of mormon from beginning to end, this comprehensive, questionandanswer commentary draws from thousands of the very best insights on the scriptures including those from general authorities, church magazines and manuals, the most respected scholarly commentaries, scripture reference books, and other publications. First episode in book of mormon videos series now available. Book of mormon studies for your first time through by heather martinson 2003. He was the general editor of book of mormon for latterday saint families. Last year we studied the new testament, the year before that was the old testament. Rosenvall, a fatherson team passionate about the scriptures and sharing the scriptures with the world. The restructuring of the book of mormon format into events or episodes allows the reader to experience the book of mormon from a new perspective which is designed to help the reader develop new insights, perhaps missed in the traditional format. Many of these videos come in time to enhance latterday saints churchwide study in 2020 of this sacred text written to convince the world that jesus is the christ, the eternal god, manifesting himself unto all nations book of mormon title page. Book of mormon study guide volume one spiral bound book.
Book of mormon study guide for home study seminary students. The book of mormon study guide that got me reading. Once you have read the book of mormon and you have had the confirmation of its truthfulness, how do you effectively study so that you gain the greatest benefit from your study time. The maxwell institute, the religious studies center, and deseret book are excited to bring this cuttingedge study edition of the book of mormon to englishspeaking latterday saints, with a recognition that much more remains to be discovered. This is a full study guide originally written for my 11yearold son. We are proud to serve the lds community all across canada. Learn more about the incredible historicity of the book of mormon through our podcast, articles, and videos. Here is a list of awesome book of mormon study guides broken down into kids and family, beginning, intermediate, and advanced to help you in your personal.
Maxwell institute for religious scholarship at byu recently teamed up with latterday saint scholar grant hardy to produce the book of mormon. This new edition of the book of mormon uses with permission the official 20 version of the. Mar 25, 2020 how to effectively study the book of mormon. This book of mormon study guide will deepen your love for the scriptures. The book of mormon records the visit of jesus christ to people in the americas following his resurrection. Im blogging about it simply because of how much its helped my spiritual life. I was particularly interested in the way each name was used, both in the book of mormon and in the bible. The actual name jesus as a proper noun is used in 163 verses in the book of mormon. I have heard many people mention how often the book of mormon pages in some fashion mention jesus. The book of mormon study guide i use every morning merrick. The home study seminary program is designed to help you strengthen your understanding of the gospel of jesus christ and apply its teachings in your daily life through a study of the scriptures. Jan 11, 2019 why you should try reading this edition of the book of mormon.
The book of mormon, journal edition, provides the space you need to write down the thoughts and inspiration you receive as you read and study the scriptures. Presenting the maxwell institute study edition of the book. Book of mormon the church of jesus christ of latterday saints. And, like we always say, when the cat is out of the bag, you might as well listen to the meows. Start to finish is a comprehensive, questionandanswer commentary that draws from thousands of the very best insights on the scriptures, including those from general authorities, church magazines and manuals, respected scholarly commentaries, scripture reference books, and other publications. With extended margins for notes and reflection, this new format will allow you to write your thoughts directly in your scriptures and easily find them again in times of need. Its hard for me to read any book all the way through, let alone a book ive read so many times. The usesof this special name are scattered throughout the length of the book, starting late in 2 nephi 25 when nephi perhaps received it from an angelic instructor. This study used a generalized discriminant analysis which is an extension of the linear discriminant analysis used in the larsen study. I am planning to publish this study guide after all the bugs are worked out. Lessons from wars in the book of mormon book of mormon. The book of mormon is a sacred text of the latter day saint movement, which, according to adherents, contains writings of ancient prophets who lived on the american continent from approximately 2200 bc to ad 421. The book was also made possible by funds generously provided by the maxwell institutes laura f.822 1535 903 701 1561 835 840 1072 1638 560 28 242 634 1408 1656 864 1208 1437 181 742 776 239 1498 1010 1618 1406 1119 1286 496 900 37 150 478 1262