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The original chapter breaks in the Book of Mormon

The original chapter breaks in the Book of Mormon

Did you know that the Book of Mormon prophets had different chapter breaks than we do now? Why did the book of Alma originally have only 30 chapters, and now it has 63? Here’s a table that shows the original chapter breaks in the Book of Mormon and a post on how knowing this can help your personal scripture study.

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Chronological reading checklist for the Doctrine and Covenants

Chronological reading checklist for the Doctrine and Covenants

Track your reading of the D&C in conjunction with Joseph Smith—History and the Articles of Faith where three levels of headings help you see the geographical and thematic elements. There are two versions of this chart: one in numerical order (i.e., the same order the sections are printed in your bound copy of the scriptures) and the other in chronological order. The dates are based on the new 2013 edition of the D&C, with a few possible exceptions based on the Church’s Joseph Smith Papers project, including research by Robert Woodford and Steven Harper.

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