“It is Expedient That All People Should Know the Things”

Joseph F. McConkie, Robert L. Millet
There is no knowledge of God or the plan of salvation that is distinctive or peculiar to the book of Ether. The Jaredite record is intended as a confirming and sustaining account of the doctrines and teachings found in the Nephite record.

Doctrinal Commentary on the Book of Mormon, Vol. 2