Category Archives: Adversity

Lessons from Chapters About Government in the Book of Mormon

During the month of May, I studied chapters in the Book of Mormon which discuss governments: the characteristics of good governments, the characteristics of good leaders, what we can do to contribute to good governments, and how to avoid activities … Continue reading

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Poisonous Serpents – Ether 9:29-35

29 But the people believed not the words of the prophets, but they cast them out; and some of them they cast into pits and left them to perish. And it came to pass that they did all these things … Continue reading

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The Son of Righteousness – Ether 9:21-22

21 And Emer did execute judgment in righteousness all his days, and he begat many sons and daughters; and he begat Coriantum, and he anointed Coriantum to reign in his stead. 22 And after he had anointed Coriantum to reign … Continue reading

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When They Were Encompassed About – Ether 6:7

7 And it came to pass that when they were buried in the deep there was no water that could hurt them, their vessels being tight like unto a dish, and also they were tight like unto the ark of … Continue reading

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Lessons from Wars in the Book of Mormon

During April, I have studied the wars in the Book of Mormon. In particular, I’ve focused on the following wars: Zoram leads the Nephite army to victory (Alma 16) The Lamanites attack the people of Ammon (Alma 24-25) The battle … Continue reading

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It Was One Complete Revolution – Mormon 2:8

8 But behold, the land was filled with robbers and with Lamanites; and notwithstanding the great destruction which hung over my people, they did not repent of their evil doings; therefore there was blood and carnage spread throughout all the … Continue reading

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In That Selfsame Hour That They Cried unto the Lord – Alma 43:48-50

48 And it came to pass that when the men of Moroni saw the fierceness and the anger of the Lamanites, they were about to shrink and flee from them. And Moroni, perceiving their intent, sent forth and inspired their … Continue reading

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