Category Archives: Adversity

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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Let There Be a Famine – Helaman 11:3-5

3 And it came to pass that in this year Nephi did cry unto the Lord, saying: 4 O Lord, do not suffer that this people shall be destroyed by the sword; but O Lord, rather let there be a … Continue reading

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Blessed Art Thou, Nephi – Helaman 10:4-5

4 Blessed art thou, Nephi, for those things which thou hast done; for I have beheld how thou hast with unwearyingness declared the word, which I have given unto thee, unto this people. And thou hast not feared them, and … Continue reading

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Tight Like unto a Dish – Ether 6:5-8

5 And it came to pass that the Lord God caused that there should be a furious wind blow upon the face of the waters, towards the promised land; and thus they were tossed upon the waves of the sea … Continue reading

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