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    Answers to Common Questions: Why do you have other scriptures? Isn’t the Bible enough?

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    Why do you have other scriptures? Isn’t the Bible enough?

    The Bible gives us much, and other scriptures give us even more. God has revealed His word in the Bible. We believe He has also revealed His word in other scriptures. This doesn’t mean we think any less of the Bible, though. In fact, the other scriptures help us know that the Bible is true by giving us additional witnesses of it. All scriptures are proof that Heavenly Father loves His children and gives them what they need to follow His plan. Additional scriptures help clarify some things that otherwise might be misunderstood or misinterpreted.

    Responses are intended for help and perspective, not as official pronouncements of Church doctrine.

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    This article originally appeared in the March 2015 New Era.

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