Standard Works

The standard works of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) are the four books that currently constitute its open scriptural canon, due to the LDS belief in continuous revelation.

  • The Holy Bible (King James version)
  • The Book of Mormon, subtitled since 1981"Another Testament of Jesus Christ"
  • The Doctrine and Covenants of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • The Pearl of Great Price (containing the Book of Moses, the Book of Abraham, Joseph Smith-Matthew and Joseph Smith-History)

The standard works are printed and distributed by the LDS Church in a single binding called a quadruple combination and as a set of two books, with the Bible in one binding, and the other three books in a second binding called a triple combination. Current editions of the standard works include a Bible dictionary, photographs, maps and gazetteer, topical guide, index, footnotes, cross references, excerpts from the Joseph Smith Translation of the Bible (JST), and other study aids.

Read more about Standard Works:  Continuing Revelation, The Bible, The Book of Mormon, The Doctrine and Covenants, The Pearl of Great Price, Church Instruction

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