Watch the video above and talk about it with a friend or mentor.
Our ultimate authority is God. But how can we know what God is like and what he wants? Let’s take a look at what Mormonism teaches about scripture and revelation so we can compare it to traditional Christian beliefs.
- Mormons Believe the Bible Is Not Sufficient
- Mormons Believe the Bible Is Corrupted
- Mormons Believe We Need Continuing Revelation
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Talk About It
- Watch the video together or invite someone to summarize the topic.
- What is your initial reaction to this video? Do you disagree with any of it? What jumped out at you?
- Read Hebrews 1:1-2. What does it mean that God has spoken to us through his Son? (See How the Son reveals the Father).
- How does the Bible relate to that? (See Is the Bible God’s final revelation?)
- How do the Dead Sea Scrolls establish the reliability of our contemporary Bible translations? (See: Has the Bible been changed?)
- If someone claimed to have a new revelation or new scripture, how would you test the validity of that claim?
- How would it change the way you use the Bible if you knew it was incomplete or untrustworthy?
- Write a personal action step based on this conversation.
This is part of the What Mormons Believe series.