Pearl of Great Price
    Joseph Smith and the Book of Abraham

    Pearl of Great Price


    One of the volumes of scripture included in the standard works of the Church. The Pearl of Great Price includes extracts from Joseph Smith’s Translation (inspired version) of the Bible as well as a translation of some Egyptian papyri containing the writings of the prophet Abraham, excerpts from Joseph Smith’s testimony and history, and the Articles of Faith of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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    “What do Mormons believe about the Bible? Do they regard it as Holy Scripture and the word of God?”

    Church Magazines

    “75 Truths from the Old Testament and Pearl of Great Price,” New Era, September 2015

    “The Remarkable Book of Moses,” Ensign, February 1997

    “The Pearl of Great Price: A Unique Scripture,” Liahona, September 1980

    “Our Pearl of Great Price: From Mission Pamphlet to Standard Work,” Ensign, August 1976

    Study Manuals

    Teachings of Presidents of the Church

    Teaching Resources

    Teaching Outlines

    Stories and Activities for Teaching Children

    “Pearl of Great Price,” Lesson Helps for Teaching Children

    Scripture Stories Coloring Book: Pearl of Great Price,



    “Revelations and Translations—Part 6—The Pearl of Great Price,” The Joseph Smith Papers, episode 26

    “The Pearl of Great Price,” Scripture Stories: Doctrine and Covenants Stories, episode 28