Should You Pray About The Book Of Mormon?

The Book Of Mormon

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Prayer To Get A Feeling

If you have ever had a Bible study with the Mormons, then you undoubtedly have been encouraged to pray and ask God if the Book Of Mormon is true [1]. Yes, they’re hoping that you’ll get that “burning in the bosom” that they have received. There are major problems with this proposition however. As we all know, even if you did sincerely pray about it but got the answer that, no, it’s not true, then of course your prayer was not sincere; otherwise you would have gotten that feeling. Lets talk about feelings. Are feelings the way to determine truth? In a word, no. The Bible says that the “heart is deceitful above all things” [2], and that he who trusts his heart is a fool [3]; so you really can’t trust or rely on it for determining truth.

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