Nov 06, 2006 order the dvd at the book of mormon claims to be a volume of holy scripture comparable to the bible. June 2014 book of mormon translation challenge the book of mormon translation challenge invites people to read the entire book of mormon during the same time period that it took joseph smith and oliver cowdery to translate it. From living hope ministries the bible has proven scientifically true historically, geographically and archaeologically. The book of mormon compliments and supports the bible. Do you know how to show a mormon person the difference in reliability between the bible and the book of mormon. In terms of theology and doctrine, most of what is in the bible and the book of mormon is unproveable and must be taken on faith. Simply put, if both the bible and the book of mormon were inspired by god, then they never would contradict each other. I marvel that ye are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of christ unto another gospel. Living hope specializes in videos about the challenges to the mormon faith. The scriptures, or standard works, of the latterday saints comprise the old testament and new testament of the bible, the book of mormon, the doctrine and covenants, and the pearl of great price. It contains a history of gods dealings with the ancient world since the days of adam until after christs death and resurrection, and continue reading the bible vs the book of mormon. Not everyone that saith unto me, lord, lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven. Jul 06, 2011 the bible came first, not the book of mormon. I read in another thread someones belief that the book of mormon is basically joseph smiths plagarization of the kjv of the bible.
Posts about bible vs book of mormon written by lifeafterministry. The book of mormon is another witness of jesus christ and confirms truths from the holy bible. The bible and the book of mormon both have similar objectives. Utahs living hope ministries has produced several great videos on mormonism, including dna vs. Both the bible and the book of mormon declare themselves to be ancient. So we actually spend twice as much time studying the bible as we do the book of mormon. Jan 24, 2017 from living hope ministries the bible has proven scientifically true historically, geographically and archaeologically. See more ideas about book of mormon, scripture study and lds scriptures. It does not tear it down, but it testifies of the bible s truthfulness. Contradictions between bible and book of mormon 2 timothy 3. Living hope ministries has produced several dvds to. The book of mormon teaches that these israelites are the principal ancestors of modernday native americans. The book of mormon is known as a second witness for jesus christ, and the bible and book of mormon are carried and used together by the missionaries and members of the church of jesus christ of latterday saints, thus fulfilling the scripture and the sticks whereon thou writest shall be in thine hand before their eyes. The bible is a living invitation to know personally the sacred revelatory experience that fills its pages.
The book of mormons website says, this hilarious broadway musical about a pair of mismatched mormon boys sent on a mission to a place thats about as far from salt lake city as you can get. In addition to the 20 helps we thought itd be handy for our readers to also have a sidebyside comparison of the bible, book of mormon and other lds teachings. Jul 04, 2011 the bible is a living invitation to know personally the sacred revelatory experience that fills its pages. The book of mormon is another testament of jesus christ. The lds accept the bible as scripture and study it on a regular basis.
Bible ties to the book of mormon bible reference for lds. The book of mormon and the king james bible wikipedia. Mormons recognize it as divinely inspired and equal in authority to the bible, but others have reason to doubt its claims. Printed in canada first edition, isbn 9780981146720.
Criticism of mormonismvideothe bible vs the book of mormon. The bible is the first witness and the book of mormon bears a second witness that all the promises, prophecies, and miracles in the bible are true. Both the bible and the book of mormon declare themselves to be ancient, historical, and reliable rules of faiththe very word of god. Of course, it would be easy for joseph smith to include these things in the book of mormon, if in fact it was first written in his own day, rather than many centuries earlier as he claimed it had been. Sometimes the quotation is explicit, as in the second book of nephi, which contains 18 quoted chapters of the book of isaiah. Ether christ can change our weaknesses to strengths. However, the book of mormon claims the christian church was established as early as 147 b. Contradictions between the bible and book of mormon life. Why the bible needs the book of mormon greg trimble. The book of mormon living hope ministries textual criticism, the bible, and the book of mormon living hope ministry.
Some people believe the book of mormon is a new revelation from god given to joseph smith. Notice how the mormon writings will both agree and contradict each other as well as the bible. The bible versus mormon doctrine love to share ministries. The book of mormon is basically just another testament to the bible for us mormons. This entry was posted in apologetics videos, bible, jehovahs witnesses, mormonism lds and tagged bible, esv, joseph smith, kjv, lds, mormon, mormonism, nasb, niv. And whereas the bible is organically linked to the earthly ministry of jesus christ by extensive surviving manuscript evidence going back as far as a. Oct 18, 2010 textual criticism, the bible, and the book of mormon living hope ministry posted on october 18, 2010 by timothy oliver this entry was posted in apologetics videos, bible, jehovahs witnesses, mormonism lds and tagged bible, esv, joseph smith, kjv, lds, mormon, mormonism, nasb, niv. But is there any evidence to support them one way or the other. The book of mormon teaches that god has flesh and bones and that he has a wife with whom they produce spirit offspring in heaven that will inhabit human bodies on earth. This entry was posted in apologetics videos, mormonism lds and tagged book of mormon. Whats the difference between the book of mormon and the bible. Church members officially regard the book of mormon as the most correct book of scripture, in that a man would get nearer to god by abiding by its precepts, than any other book. The book of mormon describes a series of catastrophes in the new world land of promise at the time of the death of jesus at jerusalem.
Living hope ministries exists to share biblical truths with mormons, and to educate and equip christian individuals, ministries and churches to reach mormons for the biblical jesus christ. This is, in part, because church members believe the bible was the result of a multiplestep translation process and the book of mormon was not. It shows that the book of mormon has committed plagiarism by utilizing our beloved final authority the king james bible without giving credit to whom credit is due. Textual criticism, the bible, and the book of mormon living. The bible has stood alone for many yearsbut in the last daysits becoming evident why the bible needs the book of mormon. Mormons have long claimed that the book of mormon, their most wellknown scripture, is superior to the bible. More specifically, it is a collection of books the word bible literally means the books written by prophets over centuries.
The purpose of the book is to convince the jew and the gentile that jesus is the christ. The king james version of the bible is, in all likelihood, the most successful of all the english translations. The bible the bible teaches that all men have sinned and fallen short of the glory of god. May 29, 2011 the book of mormon is basically just another testament to the bible for us mormons. Because of its gross misrepresentations and double standards, fairmormon decided to also produce a video. Under the new covenant, the law can serve the same purpose, but we are fortunate to have the whole of the book of scripture. Shot on location in israel and latin america, it contrasts the wide array of archaeological. True, the people doing the video did not talk with elders of the mormon church. It does not tear it down, but it testifies of the bibles truthfulness.
These claims have historically been taken on faith. Criticism of mormonismvideothe bible vs the book of. The book of mormon 2003, called to be free 04, the bible vs. Below are just some of the contradictions weve found between the bible and the. The bible is by definition a collection of books written by various authors that were not necessarily eye witnesses to the events that took place in it. The smithsonian has published a statement that the bible has been used as an. From the title page we read that the book of mormon was written by way of commandment and by the spirit of prophecy and of revelation to come forth by the gift and power of god to the convincing of each of us that jesus is the christ, the eternal god. In this unique documentary, produced entirely in israel, a christian and a mormon sit down to dialogue about one of the most important questions of faith. With the written law we also have the clearly written gospel, which gives us a confident hope for pardon and grace instead of the laws sentence john 1. On the other hand, the book of mormon easily is exposed as fiction when compared to and contrasted with the bible, which mormons claim is the word of god. The book of mormon contains many linguistic similarities to the king james bible kjv. Thousands of native americans from more than 150 tribes have been tested to determine their ancestry. Oct 18, 2010 the book of mormon living hope ministries posted on october 18, 2010 by timothy oliver this entry was posted in apologetics videos, mormonism lds and tagged book of mormon, brigham young, joseph smith, latter day saints, lds, mormon, mormonism, utah. Ever learning, and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth.
Apologetics press the bible versus the book of mormon. In some cases, entire passages are duplicated in the book of mormon. Exlatter day saint families on youtube shine a little more light on the theological and practical inconsistencies of the historical and current leaders and prophets, but this documentary really just gives a black and white comparison of the two books. Again the book of mormon contradicts the bible, because it has many aspects of salvation being practiced long before they were truly in effect. Listen in on their fascinating high stakes discussion and follow along as they travel throughout the. Old testament, new testament, book of mormon, and doctrine and covenants. The scriptures, or standard works, of the latterday saints comprise the old testament and new testament of the bible, the book of mormon, the doctrine and. This video attempts to disprove the book of mormon s claim to be an authentic ancient record. The bible and the book of mormon compared by chad lyndon dills so whats the point of this comparison. If we compare the historical, prophetical, and doctrinal parts of the book of mormon with the great truths of science and.
Sometimes the quotation is explicit, as in the second book of nephi, which contains 18 quoted chapters of the book of isaiah other significant connections between the two books include book of mormon words and phrases that only appear in. We did this project as a labor of love, kramer said. The way you can attempt to answer the question, is the bible really inspireddoes it have a divine originis to see whether the bible has marks of the supernatural. Contradictions between the book of mormon and the bible. In 2005, living hope ministries produced the video bible vs the book of mormon in an attempt to disprove the book of mormon. Unless otherwise indicated, bible quotations are taken from the king james version.
The book of mormon is sometimes called a companion volume to the bible. Order the dvd at the book of mormon claims to be a volume of holy scripture comparable to the bible. For two guys who say they dont even believe in god, parker and stone have devoted significant time and energy lampooning religion in all its forms. The bible, and the bible alone, as it is the only true revelation from god. Ensign, a book with a promise, may 2008 the book of mormon is a book with a purpose. The book of mormon claims to be a volume of holy scripture comparable to the bible. Joseph smith did not write the book of mormon, he translated it. This film is an authentic dialogue between joel kramer of living hope ministries producer of. Living hope ministries is a member of the community a partnership of organizations dedicated to spreading the gospel of jesus christ online.
Questions about main street church main street church of. The book of mormon describes a series of catastrophes in the new world land of promise. Living hope ministries retained the rights to the first three documentaries produced, dna vs. The number one reason why the bible and the book of mormon cant both be true is that the book of mormon has been shown to be historically false, while the bible has ample historical, archaeological, and textual evidence to support its authenticity. A documentary film that evenhandedly exposes the manmade nature of the book of mormon. The book of mormon living hope ministries 40 minutes.
The bible says believers were first called christians after pauls ministry in antioch. Volumes have been written on its distinctive and rhythmic style, and it is still regarded as a triumph of modern english literature. The writers of the bible didnt know anything about the people living on the other side of the world. But they do quote key passages from the book of mormon. The bible vs the book of mormon basic mormon beliefs. New discoveries in dna research currently allow scientists to test this historical claim. Mormonism in 2003 joel kramer, an evangelical christian and proprietor of living hope ministries based out of brigham city, utah, released a video entitled dna vs. Box 8500, charlotte, nc 28271 phone 704 8878200 and fax 704 8878299 1 statement dm192 book of mormon vs. Textual criticism, the bible, and the book of mormon. Living hope ministries has produced several dvds to shed light on the deception of mormon beliefs.313 313 925 1570 509 1131 407 1017 1209 284 191 1520 1108 265 1061 1203 1149 1063 76 735 808 325 1438 301 576 572 1254 725 1115 1123 914 365 458 6