Category Archives: Education

Why Did Mormon Say That Captain Moroni Had a “Perfect Understanding?”

Mormon admired Captain Moroni, a military leader who had successfully defended his people against a major invasion by their enemies. When Mormon described Moroni, he spoke of his physical abilities (“a strong and a mighty man”), his intellectual abilities (“a man … Continue reading

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What Does the Book of Mormon Teach About Education?

This week marks the beginning of a new school year. As my children return to school, I’ve been thinking about what the Book of Mormon teaches about education. Here are a few key principles: Principle #1: Education begins at home. … Continue reading

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If All Men Had Been…Like Unto Moroni – Alma 48:11-13, 17

11 And Moroni was a strong and a mighty man; he was a man of a perfect understanding; yea, a man that did not delight in bloodshed; a man whose soul did joy in the liberty and the freedom of … Continue reading

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He Caused That They Should Be Taught – Mosiah 1:2

2 And it came to pass that he had three sons; and he called their names Mosiah, and Helorum, and Helaman. And he caused that they should be taught in all the language of his fathers, that thereby they might … Continue reading

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He Was Learned – Jacob 7:4-5

4 And he was learned, that he had a perfect knowledge of the language of the people; wherefore, he could use much flattery, and much power of speech, according to the power of the devil. 5 And he had hope … Continue reading

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He That Will Not Harden His Heart – Alma 12:9-11

9 And now Alma began to expound these things unto him, saying: It is given unto many to know the mysteries of God; nevertheless they are laid under a strict command that they shall not impart only according to the … Continue reading

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Have Ye Inquired of the Lord? – 1 Nephi 15:2, 8-9

2 And it came to pass that I beheld my brethren, and they were disputing one with another concerning the things which my father had spoken unto them. 8 And I said unto them: Have ye inquired of the Lord? … Continue reading

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