Zeniff was an inspiring leader with righteous goals, but he allowed his idealism to blind him to risks that he should have taken more seriously.
Two generations later, Zeniff’s grandson, King Limhi, provided steady leadership to his people during a period of captivity. Eventually, they were found and led to safety by a search party from Zarahemla, led by a man named Ammon.
This week, we are studying two chapters about King Limhi and Ammon (Mosiah 7-8) and then rewinding to hear the story of Zeniff (Mosiah 9-10). Here are some of the major themes from those chapters:
Limhi and Ammon
- Thoughtful obedience: What Does It Mean to Serve God “with All Diligence of Mind?”
- Why God sometimes withholds information from us: What Do We Know About the Jaredite Plates?
- Answering a distress call: What Does It Mean to “Succor” Someone?
- Overcoming discouragement: Why Is It Important to Lift Up Our Heads?
- Assuming positive intent: I Will Endeavor to Speak with Boldness – Mosiah 7:12-13
- Maintaining hope: Mosiah 7:18 An Effectual Struggle
- Tools which unlock revelation: What Is the Urim and Thummim?
- What is a prophet? A Seer Is a Revelator and a Prophet Also – Mosiah 8:16-18
- Moderating our enthusiasm: How Can I Avoid Overzealousness?
- Managing our mental models: When I Saw That Which Was Good Among Them – Mosiah 9:1-3
- Intentional remembering: We Were Awakened to a Remembrance – Mosiah 9:17
- Inspiring and energizing others: I Did Stimulate Them to Go to Battle with Their Might – Mosiah 10:19
- Overcoming anger: They Were Wroth – Mosiah 10:14-16
- Avoiding stereotypes: The Tradition of Their Fathers – Mosiah 10:12-13, 17