Category Archives: Courage

How Can I Be Bold Without Being Overbearing?

Near the end of his remarks to his son Shiblon, Alma gave him the following advice: Use boldness, but not overbearance (Alma 38:12). To be bold is to be “confident, courageous, and willing to take risks.” To be overbearing is to … Continue reading

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How Can I Be Bold Without Being Overbearing?

Alma gave the following advice to his son Shiblon: “Use boldness but not overbearance” (Alma 38:12). What does that mean? boldness — Willingness to take risks and act innovatively; confidence or courage. overbearing — Unpleasantly overpowering. (Oxford English Dictionary) How … Continue reading

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Awake to a Sense of Your Awful Situation – Ether 8:24

24 Wherefore, the Lord commandeth you, when ye shall see these things come among you that ye shall awake to a sense of your awful situation, because of this secret combination which shall be among you; or wo be unto … Continue reading

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There Were Many Before the Days of Abraham – Helaman 8:18

18 Yea, and behold I say unto you, that Abraham not only knew of these things, but there were many before the days of Abraham who were called by the order of God; yea, even after the order of his … Continue reading

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Shall the Prey Be Taken from the Mighty? – 2 Nephi 6:16-18

16 For shall the prey be taken from the mighty, or the lawful captive delivered? 17 But thus saith the Lord: Even the captives of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible shall be delivered; … Continue reading

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Gideon Went Forth – Mosiah 22:3-4, 9

3 Now it came to pass that Gideon went forth and stood before the king, and said unto him: Now O king, thou hast hitherto hearkened unto my words many times when we have been contending with our brethren, the … Continue reading

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I Was Somewhat Worried Concerning What We Should Do – Alma 61:19-20

19 And now, Moroni, I do joy in receiving your epistle, for I was somewhat worried concerning what we should do, whether it should be just in us to go against our brethren. 20 But ye have said, except they … Continue reading

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