About The Book of Mormon

Explore basic introductory information about the Book of Mormon.

Girl Holding Book of Mormon

A Brief Explanation about the Book of Mormon

The Book of Mormon is a sacred record of peoples in ancient America and was engraved upon metal plates. Sources from which this record was compiled include the following: The Plates of Nephi, which were of two kinds: the small plates and the large plates. The former were more particularly devoted to spiritual matters and the… Read More

People Who Saw the Book of Mormon Plates

Here, we have included the testimony of various people who saw the plates of gold from which the Book of Mormon was translated, including people who were shown the plates by the angel Moroni and who were able to hold and leaf through the plates. The Testimony of Three Witnesses Be it known unto all… Read More

Joseph Smith’s Account of How He Found the Ancient Record of Christ in America

In the early 1800’s, Joseph Smith was chosen by God to be His servant and to help bring forth the records of an ancient American people amongst whom Christ was known and to whom He visited. Joseph wrote different parts of his story on a few different occasions. We have included the one referred to… Read More

A Brief Overview and Invitation from an Ancient Prophet

“Jesus is the Christ, the Eternal God, manifesting himself unto all nations – And now, if there are faults they are the mistakes of men; wherefore, condemn not the things of God, that ye may be found spotless at the judgment-seat of Christ.” Moroni, son of Mormon who did most of the compiling of the… Read More

An Introduction to the Book of Mormon

We invite all people everywhere to read the Book of Mormon, to ponder in their hearts the message it contains, and then to ask God, the Eternal Father, in the name of Christ if the book is true. Those who pursue this course and ask in faith will gain a testimony of its truth and… Read More
Man in Prayer

One Man’s Journey…

Our Story Begins In February 1910, a 26-year-old Italian Protestant Minister named Vincenzo Di Francesca, found an old book lying on a barrel full of ashes. He could tell it was a religious book, but it was missing its cover page and did not have a title on its cover, so he couldn’t make out… Read More

Jesus Christ in The Americas

In 1829 an ancient American record was translated in New York. This record was written on gold plates, and contained a history of the ancient people who lived on the American continent. In one section of the record, it tells the story of Jesus Christ visiting the ancient inhabitants of America, soon after his resurrection in Jerusalem.… Read More