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Combating Poor Biblical Exegesis: The Putting-Verses-Back-Into-their-Context Approach

By Eric Johnson Summary While the Bible is a part of the official canon of the LDS Church, many verses are badly mishandled by some Mormons when making their case. By understanding these verses in context, the Christian can provide an intelligent response to help the Mormon see that the Bible, when properly interpreted, does not […]

Should you pray about the Book of Mormon?

If you’ve ever spoken to a Mormon missionary, there is no doubt that you have been challenged to read the Book of Mormon and pray about its message. A verse in the Book of Mormon, along with a verse from the biblical book of James, is used to support this view. For those Christians who say they won’t pray about this issue, it is possible that LDS acquaintances will heap guilt of them. After all, don’t they believe in prayer? In this article, three tests are given to determine if praying about the Book of Mormon is a good idea.