Category Archives: Atonement

Nephi’s Sermon on the Words of Isaiah – 2 Nephi 11-33

Setting After telling the story of his family’s journey from Jerusalem to the promised land, sharing his father’s final words to each of his sons, describing the rift between him and his older brothers after his father’s death, and sharing … Continue reading

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My Strength…My Song…My Salvation – 2 Nephi 22:2

2 Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid; for the Lord JEHOVAH is my strength and my song; he also has become my salvation. (2 Nephi 22:2, Isaiah 12:2) Isaiah promised the children of Israel … Continue reading

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Mine Eyes Have Seen the King – 2 Nephi 16:1, 5

1 In the year that king Uzziah died, I saw also the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, and his train filled the temple…. 5 Then said I: Wo is unto me! for I am undone; because … Continue reading

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Washed…and…Purged – 2 Nephi 14:3-4

3 And it shall come to pass, they that are left in Zion and remain in Jerusalem shall be called holy, every one that is written among the living in Jerusalem– 4 When the Lord shall have washed away the … Continue reading

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Lessons from Sermons to Modern Readers

Some of the chapters in the Book of Mormon are addressed directly to us, the modern readers of the book. Moroni wrote, “I speak unto you as if ye were present, and yet ye are not. But behold, Jesus Christ … Continue reading

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The Redemption of Man – Mormon 9:12-14

12 Behold, he created Adam, and by Adam came the fall of man. And because of the fall of man came Jesus Christ, even the Father and the Son; and because of Jesus Christ came the redemption of man. 13 … Continue reading

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Jacob’s Sermon on the Allegory of the Olive Trees – Jacob 4-6

Setting After sharing a sermon which he delivered to his people following the death of his brother, Jacob began to teach his future readers. Purpose Jacob’s goal was to teach his readers that the Atonement of Jesus Christ can redeem … Continue reading

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