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Scriptures

LDS scriptures are also referred to as "standard works" and include four primary works: The Bible, the Book of Mormon, the Doctrine and Covenants and the Pearl of Great Price.

Many of the articles published by the Church News can be used in personal study of the scriptures and some past articles focused on specific gospel doctrine lessons.

pointStories displayed below are sorted by date, most recent at the top of the list.

  • King James Bible Symposium: Prophet's 'New Translation'

    Joseph Smith said he believed in the Bible "as it ought to be, as it came from the pen of the original writers" (Andrew F. Ehat and Lyndon W. Cook, eds., The Words of Joseph Smith: The Contemporary Accounts of the Nauvoo Discourses of the Prophet Joseph, p. 256).
  • King James Bible Symposium: Complex tie to Book of Mormon

    A complex relationship between the King James Version of the Bible and other LDS scripture — the Book of Mormon in particular — provides a unique dimension for Latter-day Saints as they join the rest of the world in observing the 400th anniversary of the King James version, Daniel L....
  • King James Bible Symposium: Why the KJV?

    As English-speaking Christians this year celebrate four centuries of the King James Bible, Latter-day Saints have their own reasons for observing this anniversary
  • King James Bible Symposium: LDS revere Bible

    Because Mormons are bold enough to announce their belief in an open canon of scripture, traditional Christians are quick to suggest that the Bible does not occupy as prominent a place in the lives of Latter-day Saints as it ought, observed Robert L. Millet at the BYU King James Bible and the...