Special Witness

Why is it important to read the scriptures?

From “The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ—Plain and Precious Things,” Ensign, May 2005, 7–8; “On Zion’s Hill,” Ensign, Nov. 2005, 70, 73.

President Body K. Packer
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President Boyd K. Packer, President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, shares some of his thoughts on this subject.

A knowledge of the scriptures is important. From them we learn about spiritual guidance.

Everywhere in the world, humble members draw inspiration from the scriptures to guide them through life.

Anyone, anywhere, could read in the Book of Mormon and receive inspiration.

Plain and precious insights are everywhere in the Book of Mormon.

When you feel weak, discouraged, depressed, or afraid, open the Book of Mormon and read.

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