The Book of Mormon is a sacred text of the Latter Day Saint movement, which adherents believe contains writings of ancient prophets who lived on the American continent from approximately 2200 BC to AD 421. It was first published in March 1830 by Joseph Smith as The Book of Mormon: An Account Written by the Hand of Mormon upon Plates Taken from the Plates of Nephi. Book of Mormon Problems. LDS Church members are taught that the Book of Mormon (BOM) is scripture, as well as a true record of the inhabitants of the Americas from about 2200 BC to 420 AD. There’s a whole set of Mormon underwear (they call them ‘temple garments” I’d like to know a whole lot more about, but Mormi seem pretty embarrassed and it’s hard to get the straight dope. LDS Theology:. Bible and Book of Mormon Contradictions - [PDF version] Some basic discrepancies between the Bible and the Book of Mormon.; Bible Verses Relating to LDS Teachings on Temple Work - [PDF version] Shows how Mormon Temple Work contradicts Bible.; Does the LDS Church Still Teach That Heavenly Father Was Once a Man? The Book of Abraham. The Book of Abraham is a book of LDS scripture that Joseph Smith translated from a collection of ancient Egyptian papyri the church purchased.  The book contains a narrative about some of Abraham's life as well as visions he had concerning the pre-mortal life and the creation. The Restoration of Priesthood Keys on Easter 1836 Part 1: Dating the First Easter. by John P. Pratt. Reprinted from The Ensign 15, No. 6 (June, 1985), pp. 59-68. ©1985 by Corporation of the President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Enoch, Abraham, and Moses all had revelations on astronomy, and Joseph Smith called the first newspaper of the Church The Evening and the Morning Star. Why this preoccupation with the heavens? THE MANUSCRIPT FOUND. 243 J. M. Whitney, son-in-law of Mr. L. L. Rice, with whom the latter is at present living. On going to the house we met a very aged, but intelligent-looking man at the rear of the dwelling, whom we found to be Mr. Rice. The holidays are upon us and today we are sharing… Ways to Have a CHRIST-Centered Christmas. Because HE is the reason for the season and His presence is more important than the presents. The Book of Revelation, often called the Revelation to John, the Apocalypse of John, The Revelation, or simply Revelation, the Revelation of Jesus Christ (from its opening words) or the Apocalypse (and often misquoted as Revelations), is the final book of the New Testament, and therefore also the final book of the Christian Bible.It occupies a central place in Christian eschatology.