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TitleThe Interpretation of Scripture
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1887
AuthorsRoberts, B.H.
MagazineThe Latter Day Saints' Millennial Star
Issue Number5
Date Published31 January 1887
KeywordsAnother Testament of Jesus Christ; Book of Mormon; Intertextuality; Plain and Precious Truths

Peter teaches that prophecy is not to be interpreted privately. In spite of this counsel many have done so causing discord and contention. The Book of Mormon says that many of the plain and precious truths have been taken out of the Bible. A comparison of scriptures will provide an accurate understanding of difficult passages.