A testimony of the Book of Mormon strengthens one's testimony of the divine calling of the Prophet Joseph Smith and his successors as well as of the Savior and His Church.
"As we better understand who we are and the purposes of the Book of Mormon, our conversion deepens and becomes more certain."
A principal purpose of the Book of Mormon is to gather scattered Israel, which gives all of God's children the opportunity to enter into the covenant path and return to the presence of Heavenly Father.
"As we teach repentance and baptize converts, we gather scattered Israel."
"Brothers and sisters, let us be known as those who have taken Moroni’s promise to heart, prayed and received an answer to know that the Book of Mormon is true, and then shared that knowledge with others in word and, most important, in deed."
Elder Bowen's mission president invited his missionaries to read the testimony of the Prophet Joseph Smith found in Joseph Smith — History every week.
"He taught us that a testimony of the First Vision would have a direct correlation to our own testimony of the gospel and our testimony of the Book of Mormon."
How can you strengthen your testimony of the First Vision and the Book of Mormon?