Three reasons why the phrase in the Book of Mormon “And it came to pass” is significant and meaningful. You’ll never read this phrase the same way again.
The Book of Mormon is literarily beautiful, doctrinally truthful, and everlastingly applicable. Three simple names within its pages prove to not be so simple after all. They stand as additional evidence that the book is of ancient origins and was brought forth by the gift and power of God.
The Surprising Meanings Behind “Enos” and “Noah”: Insights into Book of Mormon Names on LDS Living (with Brad Wilcox).
My latest book was just published. Knowing Why: 137 Evidences that the Book of Mormon is True. Edited by Jack Welch, Neal Rappleye, Stephen Smoot, David Larsen, & Taylor Halverson. (American Fork, UT: Covenant Communications, Inc.), 2017.
Centuries ago, a brave man stood against the traditions of his time. He saw the desperate need millions of humans had for access to the word of God. He lived in a society where the word of God was safely stored away in books, inaccessible except to the few who had access to libraries or church repositories.
Today, we are awash in access to the scriptures. At a moment’s notice, and thanks to modern hand-held technology, we can access the Bible without so much a thought.
Excitingly, however, we are in living in a tremendous time, what I call the modern-day Tyndale moment.
Just as Tyndale worked to make the scriptures easily accessible to everyone, we live in an age where everyone has easy access to scriptures.
Joseph Smith’s reading of the Book of Mormon led to the greatest concentration of canonical revelations the Church has ever seen.
What would happen in our own lives if we spent more time reading the Book of Mormon, pondering what we read, finding questions about what we read, and asking those questions in search of answers?