Category Archives: Jacob

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

Posted in Atonement, Jacob | Leave a comment

It Has Been Made Manifest Unto Me – Jacob 7:10-12

10 And I said unto him: Believest thou the scriptures? And he said, Yea. 11 And I said unto him: Then ye do not understand them; for they truly testify of Christ. Behold, I say unto you that none of … Continue reading

Posted in Jacob, Testimony | Tagged | Leave a comment

Jacob’s Second Sermon – Jacob 2-3

Setting Shortly after the death of his brother, Nephi, Jacob delivered this sermon. He didn’t enjoy delivering it, but he knew it was his responsibility to do so, because of his calling as a priest and a teacher (Jacob 1:17-19). … Continue reading

Posted in Chastity, Jacob, Pride | 2 Comments

Ye Have Grieved Their Hearts – Jacob 3:10

10 Wherefore, ye shall remember your children, how that ye have grieved their hearts because of the example that ye have set before them; and also, remember that ye may, because of your filthiness, bring your children unto destruction, and … Continue reading

Posted in Jacob | Tagged | 2 Comments

Ye Have Broken the Hearts…and Lost the Confidence – Jacob 2:35

35 Behold, ye have done greater iniquities than the Lamanites, our brethren. Ye have broken the hearts of your tender wives, and lost the confidence of your children, because of your bad examples before them; and the sobbings of their … Continue reading

Posted in Chastity, Jacob | Tagged | 2 Comments

Stiff Necks and High Heads – Jacob 2:13-14

13 And the hand of providence hath smiled upon you most pleasingly, that you have obtained many riches; and because some of you have obtained more abundantly than that of your brethren ye are lifted up in the pride of … Continue reading

Posted in Jacob, Money, Pride, Uncategorized | Tagged | 2 Comments

Counsel Me Not – Jacob 5:21-22

21 And it came to pass that the servant said unto his master: How comest thou hither to plant this tree, or this branch of the tree? For behold, it was the poorest spot in all the land of thy … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, God - Omniscience, Jacob | Tagged | Leave a comment