economical-scriptures1The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is committed to providing free or economical access to scriptures as part of the mandate to fill the earth with the knowledge of the Lord (Habakkuk 2:14).

In the general marketplace, the cost of Bibles is rising.

In contrast, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints isn’t about to hike its prices. In fact, pocket-sized scriptures are still 50% off. You can also get scriptures free online at and free in the Gospel Library mobile app. Also, very economical print editions are available at (Bible for $8.85; triple for $5).

Here’s a quick run-down on all the ways the Church provides the scriptures:

Holy Bible page on scriptures site on LDS.orgOnline

The Church provides the full text of the Bible, Book of Mormon, and other scriptures online for free at If you log in, you can also highlight and annotate verses online and sync all your study notes across your computer, tablet, and smartphone.


Scriptures are available in various printed formats, including hardcover, softcover, and handy pocket-sized editions (which are currently 50% off).


Read and listen to the scriptures with the Gospel Library mobile app. The app also has the other manuals and videos mentioned in this article.


Watch high-quality videos from the New Testament in the “The Life of Jesus Christ Bible Videos” series available online at You can also get a DVD of 50 videos from the four Gospels. You can also experience the videos and more with the Bible Videos mobile app.


The Church offers beautiful printed pictures of Jesus and other scriptural themes at reasonable prices, including new sizes of artwork to hang in your home. The Church also offers pictures that you can download in high-resolution so you can print them on your own.


Colorfully illustrated scripture stories are available online at Each of the four books has downloadable text, audio, and video. They are also available as printed books and on a DVD set.

The weekly Scripture Stories radio series (New Testament, D&C/Church History, Book of Mormon) is designed to inspire children to come to know and love stories from the scriptures. Each episode features children sharing their insights and favorite experiences from the scriptures, along with music and readings of the best stories from the scriptures. New episodes are completed regularly, so check back often to see them.

The video “What the Scriptures Mean to Me” describes the personal value of the scriptures:


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