The early descendants of Adam and Eve lived longer so that they would repent while on earth.
Why are servicemen given only the Book of Mormon, Doctrine and Covenants, and the Pearl of Great Price?
The scriptures written for our day are uniquely beneficial to us, especially those who are servicemen.
The Book of Mormon will go forth to the descendants of the Nephites and Lamanites. This means those people are still among us.
The passage in 2 Nephi 6 refers to the Gentiles’ assisting the scattered tribes of Israel to return to and reestablish themselves in their homeland.
The Zion people of all the universe will come to this earth in the city, the New Jerusalem, at the beginning of the millennium.
There are many ways to study the scriptures, but the best is to study the word of God with the Spirit and by praying earnestly to receive personal revelation.
Whatever scripture-marking system you use, it will be yours and will increase your love for the scriptures. Studying and marking certain topics is a good place to start.
It is possible that when the Lord appeared to Moses, he appeared in His power and glory and came to deliver a messgage, but in the case of the Brother of Jared, the Lord did not appear to Jared, but because of the great faith that Jared had he saw the Lord.
Many people worked on the Scriptures Publication Committee in preparing the index, topical guide, and chapter headings. Bruce R. McConkie was one of these people.
The Book of Mormon is the stick of Joseph spoken of in Ezekiel 37 because it deals with the history of the tribes of Ephraim and Manassah.