The What, When, and How of the Book of Moses

The Book of Moses came to Joseph Smith as a revelation from God, eventually sparking the Joseph Smith Translation of the Bible. Why is it that only The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has a book of scripture named after Moses? Doesn’t the world already have books of… Continue reading

What John Whitmer’s History Tells Us

Picture of a field with trees

John Whitmer’s history of the Church shows ordinary people working through real-world difficulties. When John Whitmer was commanded in 1831 to record the history of the Church, he simply said, “I would rather not do it.” Regardless, he obeyed, and as Joseph Smith promised, his history has become “a choice record in Israel.”… Continue reading

Elder Bednar Speaks about Being an Apostle

The Quorum of the Twelve Apostles

Elder David A. Bednar answers questions about his experiences as a special witness of the name of Christ. Elder David A. Bednar was sustained by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles on October 2, 2004. After being sustained,… Continue reading

Facing Doubts about Modern Revelation

Learn how to reconcile your doubts about revelations from the Lord’s prophets.  Revelation is often given in response to a certain question or situation. Elder Jeffrey R. Holland recounts how the first section of the Doctrine and Covenants, also known as the Lord’s Preface, was given after a man accused… Continue reading