Category Archives: Jacob

They Searched the Scriptures – Jacob 7:23

21 And when the multitude had witnessed that he spake these things as he was about to give up the ghost, they were astonished exceedingly; insomuch that the power of God came down upon them, and they were overcome that … Continue reading

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We Did Magnify Our Office unto the Lord – Jacob 1:19

19 And we did magnify our office unto the Lord, taking upon us the responsibility, answering the sins of the people upon our own heads if we did not teach them the word of God with all diligence; wherefore, by … 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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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

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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

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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

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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

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