Category Archives: Adversity

He Shall Consecrate Thine Afflictions – 2 Nephi 2:1-2

1 And now, Jacob, I speak unto you: Thou art my firstborn in the days of my tribulation in the wilderness. And behold, in thy childhood thou hast suffered afflictions and much sorrow, because of the rudeness of thy brethren. … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Writings of Isaiah

During the month of September, I’ve studied the chapters in the Book of Mormon which are quoted from the Book of Isaiah. Here are some of the principles I’ve learned and tried to apply to my life: Gratitude We are … Continue reading

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I Will Shake the Heavens – 2 Nephi 23:13-14

13 Therefore, I will shake the heavens, and the earth shall remove out of her place, in the wrath of the Lord of Hosts, and in the day of his fierce anger. 14 And it shall be as the chased … Continue reading

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The People That Walk in Darkness – 2 Nephi 19:2-4

2 The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light; they that dwell in the land of the shadow of death, upon them hath the light shined. 3 Thou hast multiplied the nation, and increased the joy—they joy … Continue reading

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There Was Nothing Save It Were the Power of God…Could Soften Their Hearts – 1 Nephi 18:17-20

17 Now my father, Lehi, had said many things unto them, and also unto the sons of Ishmael; but, behold, they did breathe out much threatenings against anyone that should speak for me; and my parents being stricken in years, … Continue reading

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Nevertheless, Having Been Highly Favored of the Lord – 1 Nephi 1:1

1 I, Nephi, having been born of goodly parents, therefore I was taught somewhat in all the learning of my father; and having seen many afflictions in the course of my days, nevertheless, having been highly favored of the Lord … Continue reading

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It Is by the Wicked That the Wicked Are Punished – Mormon 4:5

5 But, behold, the judgments of God will overtake the wicked; and it is by the wicked that the wicked are punished; for it is the wicked that stir up the hearts of the children of men unto bloodshed. (Mormon … Continue reading

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