Category Archives: Chastity

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 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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He Did Do Justice unto the People, but Not unto Himself – Ether 10:11

11 And he did do justice unto the people, but not unto himself because of his many whoredoms; wherefore he was cut off from the presence of the Lord. (Ether 10:11) It is tragic when an otherwise accomplished, disciplined, and … Continue reading

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I, the Lord God, Delight in the Chastity of Women – Jacob 2:28

28 For I, the Lord God, delight in the chastity of women. And whoredoms are an abomination before me; thus saith the Lord of Hosts. (Jacob 2:28) Notice the active verb the Lord chooses in the first sentence: “delight.”  Not … Continue reading

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