Category Archives: Callings

He Departed into the Wilderness – 1 Nephi 2:2-4

2 And it came to pass that the Lord commanded my father, even in a dream, that he should take his family and depart into the wilderness. 3 And it came to pass that he was obedient unto the word … Continue reading

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Then I Said, I Have Labored in Vain – 1 Nephi 21:4-5

4 Then I said, I have labored in vain, I have spent my strength for naught and in vain; surely my judgment is with the Lord, and my work with my God. 5 And now, saith the Lord—that formed me … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Writings of Nephi

As I’ve studied the writings of Nephi over the past 7 weeks, I’ve learned the following principles: Callings When we receive an assignment from our Heavenly Father, we need to take full responsibility for fulfilling that assignment. However, we need … Continue reading

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The Lord God Will Consecrate My Prayers – 2 Nephi 33:4

4 And I know that the Lord God will consecrate my prayers for the gain of my people. And the words which I have written in weakness will be made strong unto them; for it persuadeth them to do good; … Continue reading

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I Have Not Required It of Them – 1 Nephi 3:5

5 And now, behold thy brothers murmur, saying it is a hard thing which I have required of them; but behold I have not required it of them, but it is a commandment of the Lord. (1 Nephi 3:5) A … Continue reading

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The Gift of His Calling – Moroni 7:2

2 And now I, Mormon, speak unto you, my beloved brethren; and it is by the grace of God the Father, and our Lord Jesus Christ, and his holy will, because of the gift of his calling unto me, that … Continue reading

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When the Priests Left Their Labor – Alma 1:26

26 And when the priests left their labor to impart the word of God unto the people, the people also left their labors to hear the word of God. And when the priest had imparted unto them the word of … Continue reading

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