Understanding this historical backdrop of the Book of Mormon's role in missionary work can help today’s readers better appreciate and utilize the Book of Mormon as a missionary tool. In light of the ever-increasing capacity to share this life-changing scripture with the world, President Ezra Taft Benson declared, “If the early Saints were rebuked for treating the Book of Mormon lightly, are we under any less condemnation if we do the same?” Read at bit.ly/know288