Category Archives: Agency

Lessons from Lehi

As I’ve studied the words of Lehi over the past week, the following themes have emerged for me: Perspective In Lehi’s final messages to his sons, he tries to help them place their daily decisions in context and see the … Continue reading

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To Act for Themselves – 2 Nephi 2:26

26 And the Messiah cometh in the fulness of time, that he may redeem the children of men from the fall. And because that they are redeemed from the fall they have become free forever, knowing good from evil; to … Continue reading

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As Many of the Gentiles as Will Repent – 2 Nephi 30:2

2 For behold, I say unto you that as many of the Gentiles as will repent are the covenant people of the Lord; and as many of the Jews as will not repent shall be cast off; for the Lord … Continue reading

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His Soul Is Empty – 2 Nephi 27:3

3 And all the nations that fight against Zion, and that distress her, shall be as a dream of a night vision; yea, it shall be unto them, even as unto a hungry man which dreameth, and behold he eateth … Continue reading

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Whither Shall I Go that I May Find Ore? – 1 Nephi 17:8-10

8 And it came to pass that the Lord spake unto me, saying: Thou shalt construct a ship, after the manner which I shall show thee, that I may carry thy people across these waters. 9 And I said: Lord, … Continue reading

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All These Things…Were Done As My Father Dwelt in a Tent – 1 Nephi 10:16

16 And all these things, of which I have spoken, were done as my father dwelt in a tent, in the valley of Lemuel. (1 Nephi 10:16) At the beginning of this chapter, Nephi relates a number of doctrines which … Continue reading

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The Prophets Mourned and Withdrew – Ether 11:13

13 And it came to pass that the people hardened their hearts, and would not hearken unto their words; and the prophets mourned and withdrew from among the people. (Ether 11:13) There are times when we have to “mourn and … Continue reading

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