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The Joseph Smith Papyri and Book of Abraham: 7 Things Every Mormon Should Know

by John Gee, excerpted from "An Introduction to the Book of Abraham" | October 19, 2017 | Makes You Think

When the Book of Abraham was first published to the world in 1842, it was published as “a translation of so...

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The Surprising Meanings Behind "Enos" and "Noah": Insights into Book of Mormon Names

by Taylor Halverson & Brad Wilcox | October 14, 2017 | Makes You Think

Ancient scripture writers often used the literary pattern of paronomasia (word plays and word puns) to conv...

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Church Announces New Translation Process as They Translate the Scriptures into 34 New Languages

by LDS.org | October 10, 2017 | Mormon Life

In an October 9, 2017, letter, the First Presidency announced a new process the Church will follow for upco...

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How the Hebrew Translations of "God" and "Jehovah" Might Change Your Understanding of Deity

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | October 9, 2017 | Makes You Think

When we read the scriptures, many different words or titles are used for God. Some are used more than any o...

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7 Books That Will Help You Better Understand the Scriptures

by LDS Living Staff | September 26, 2017 | Makes You Think

No matter how many times you've read the scriptures, someone else has probably picked up on something you h...

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The Surprising Lesson My Muslim Friends Taught Me About Scripture Study

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | September 23, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

I travel to the Middle East on a regular basis and am always learning something new. Learning how to enhanc...

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The 10 Most-Referenced Scriptures in General Conference

by Utah Valley 360 | September 23, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

This is fascinating. In addition to looking at the most-referenced scriptures in recent general conference ...

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FHE: Scriptures

by Shauna Gibby | September 22, 2017 | Lesson Helps

Conference Talk: For more information on this topic read "Scriptural Witnesses," by Russell M. Nelson, Ensi...

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What Mormons Know and Believe About Guardian Angels

by Kelsey Berteaux | September 13, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Touching stories of angelic emissaries are commonly recounted in LDS meetinghouses. Since we believe in a G...

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The Hebrew Translation That Deepened How I See the Atonement

by Danielle B. Wagner | August 31, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

My first time reading James E. Talmage's Jesus the Christ , there was one heart-wrenching truth that fixate...