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TitleThe Word of God
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2003
AuthorsTaylor, Leslie A.
JournalJournal of Book of Mormon Studies
Pagination52-63, 116
KeywordsImagery; Jesus Christ; Logos; Two-Edged Sword; Word of God

The term word of God is used in rich and varied ways in the Book of Mormon. The word of God is of great worth and is clearly identified with Christ, or the Logos. The word of God is often portrayed as a two-edged sword, is associated with creation and power, provides both comfort and discomfort, is nourishing and enlightening, and plays a role in the last days. The fundamental characteristics of the word of God are constant throughout scripture.