Chapter 4: “The Book of Mormon: Keystone of Our Religion,” Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Joseph Smith
“I told the brethren that the Book of Mormon was the most correct of any book on earth, and the keystone of our religion.”
Lesson 4: “Remember the New Covenant, Even the Book of Mormon,” Doctrine and Covenants and Church History Gospel Doctrine Teacher’s Manual
To help class members recognize the Lord’s hand in the coming forth of the Book of Mormon and to encourage them to study the Book of Mormon, follow its teachings, and share it with others.
Lesson 44: “I Speak unto You As If Ye Were Present,” Book of Mormon Gospel Doctrine Teacher’s Manual
To help class members understand the warnings and counsel given by Mormon and Moroni to people living in the latter days.
To teach class members how to judge between good and evil and how to receive a testimony of the gospel and the Book of Mormon.
To help class members understand how the Book of Mormon is the keystone of our religion and how abiding by its precepts helps us draw nearer to God.
Chapter 5: “Coming Forth of the Book of Mormon and Restoration of the Priesthood,” Church History in the Fulness of Times Student Manual
Translation of Book of Mormon.
“The Book of Mormon exposes the enemies of Christ. … The type of apostates in the Book of Mormon are similar to the type we have today. God, with his infinite foreknowledge, so molded the Book of Mormon that we might see the error and know how to combat false educational, political, religious, and philosophical concepts of our time” (Ezra Taft Benson, “The Book of Mormon Is the Word of God,” Ensign, Jan. 1988, 3).
Do not let difficult language keep you from reading the Book of Mormon.
To encourage each child to put on the armor of God as a protection against evil.
To teach the children that the word of God, when nourished by faith, will grow in our hearts into a testimony of Jesus Christ.
To encourage the children to gain a personal testimony of the Book of Mormon and study it and live its teachings throughout their lives.
To help each child understand how we received the Book of Mormon.
To help the children love and value the Book of Mormon.
To help the children be grateful that the Book of Mormon is available for them to read and study.
Lesson 22: “The Book of Mormon Teaches Me about Jesus Christ,” Behold Your Little Ones: Nursery Manual
The Book of Mormon is a powerful witness of Jesus Christ.
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