Reading the Book of Mormon
Benefits and Blessings of Reading the Book of Mormon
Friend January 2020 “The Precious Book of Mormon” President Nelson compares the Book of Mormon to treasure and encourages us to read it. He promises that changes and miracles will occur in our lives if we do.
Friend May 2017 “Book of Mormon Power” President Monson implores us to read the Book of Mormon and lists the benefits of doing so. Also includes a bookmark.
Friend January 2020 “A Special Book” Pablo knows the Book of Mormon is special. It teaches him about Jesus. It helps him feel Heavenly Father’s love. It is more important than any treasure. He reads from it every day. Pablo loves the Book of Mormon!
Friend March 2020 “Eddy and the Book of Mormon” Some kids laugh at Eddy when he reads at school because he has a hard time with some words. It makes him nervous and not want to read out loud. But as his family read the Book of Mormon each day (first they figured out a way to remember to read each day), Eddy learns about Nephi and how his brothers made fun of him for building a boat. That didn’t stop Nephi. He trusted God, and God helped him do hard things. Next time some kids laughed at him while Eddy read in class, he thought of Nephi, and that helped him not to worry about what the kids would say.
Friend April 2015 “The Book of Mormon Challenge” Blake had just finished reading the Book of Mormon when the stake president challenged everyone to read it again because of the many benefits it brings into the people’s lives.
Testimony of It’s Truthfulness Will Grow
Friend February 2019 “Ingrid’s Birthday Surprise” Ingrid gets a special present for her seventh birthday from her mom—a Book of Mormon. It was a special gift to help her prepare for her baptism. Ingrid read the entire Book of Mormon that year and prayed for and received a testimony of its truthfulness.
Friend January 2017 “The Book on the Shelf” When Walter reads the Book of Mormon he knows it’s words are true, and he learns that it contains answers to problems in life.
Friend June 2016 “Jason’s Study Buddy” Jason reads the entire Book of Mormon before his baptism. His testimony grows.
Friend April 2016 A family reads the Book of Mormon and then prays to get a testimony of its truth
Ideas for Reading and Understanding the Book of Mormon
Friend January 2020 “8 Ideas for Reading the Book of Mormon”
Read with Friends and Family
Friend January 2020 “Gracie’s Goal” Gracie got a set of scriptures from her grandparents at her baptism. She set a goal to read the Book of Mormon by her next birthday, but she is struggling with the goal because some of the words and chapters are hard to understand. She told her grandma that she was having a problem keeping up with her goal. Her grandma suggested that they read the Book of Mormon together every night on the phone. Gracie was able to accomplish her goal and understand the Book of Mormon better with her grandma’s help.
Friend June 2017 “Book of Mormon Club” Sydney starts a Book of Mormon club where she and her friends discuss what they have learned.
Friend January 2018 “Book of Mormon Reading Club” Includes children’s thoughts about reading the Book of Moron. February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December,
Read the Scripture Readers
Friend January 2020 “Batbayar and the Book with Pictures” Reading was hard for Batbayar, so he struggled with reading the Book of Mormon. The missionaries brought him Book of Mormon Stories instead. Every night he prayed after reading. His heart felt good when he read, and when he prayed he felt like the stories were true, so he asked to be baptized.
Setting Goals to Read the Book of Mormon
Friend January 2020 “Show and Tell: The Book of Mormon Edition” Real life experiences of children and families that set goals to read the Book of Mormon.
Come Follow Me
Friend January 2020 “What’s on Your Mind? Someone asks a question about how to do Come Follow Me at home when their family doesn’t do it? The Friend explains that they can do it themselves. They include a Book Mark to inspire them.
Friend January 2020 “I Can Read the Book of Mormon” You can use this coloring chart to follow along with the Come, Follow Me lessons. Read the verses on the reading chart each week. Then color in the matching spaces.