In his Saturday morning address of the April 2017 session of general conference, President Thomas S. Monson declared, “If you are not reading the Book of Mormon each day, please do so.” Towards the end of his talk, he echoed this same plea, encouraging us not only to read but also to “prayerfully study and ponder the Book of Mormon each day.” Some may wonder why the prophet of the Lord has given us this counsel. What is it about the Book of Mormon that makes it such a daily priority? Read at