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). Purpose Jacob's objective was to urge the people of Nephi to repent of two sins... Continue Reading →

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 their sins be heaped upon your heads at the last day. (Jacob 3:10) The Lord... Continue Reading →

Lessons from the Writings of Jacob

Here are some things I've learned and tried to apply to my decisions as I've studied the words of Jacob over the past two weeks: Teaching An effective teacher is motivated by a deep desire for their students' happiness. They put their best efforts into their teaching, because they want their students to experience the... Continue Reading →

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