Category Archives: Happiness

Wickedness Never Was Happiness – Alma 41:10

10 Do not suppose, because it has been spoken concerning restoration, that ye shall be restored from sin to happiness. Behold, I say unto you, wickedness never was happiness. 11 And now, my son, all men that are in a … Continue reading

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They Had Viewed Themselves in Their Own Carnal State – Mosiah 4:1-3

1 And now, it came to pass that when king Benjamin had made an end of speaking the words which had been delivered unto him by the angel of the Lord, that he cast his eyes round about on the … Continue reading

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Lessons from Lehi

As I’ve studied the words of Lehi over the past week, the following themes have emerged for me: Perspective In Lehi’s final messages to his sons, he tries to help them place their daily decisions in context and see the … Continue reading

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Rejoice, O My Heart – 2 Nephi 4:28-30

28 Awake, my soul! No longer droop in sin. Rejoice, O my heart, and give place no more for the enemy of my soul. 29 Do not anger again because of mine enemies. Do not slacken my strength because of … Continue reading

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We Might Have Been Happy – 1 Nephi 17:19-21

19 And now it came to pass that I, Nephi, was exceedingly sorrowful because of the hardness of their hearts; and now when they saw that I began to be sorrowful they were glad in their hearts, insomuch that they … Continue reading

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Nevertheless, Having Been Highly Favored of the Lord – 1 Nephi 1:1

1 I, Nephi, having been born of goodly parents, therefore I was taught somewhat in all the learning of my father; and having seen many afflictions in the course of my days, nevertheless, having been highly favored of the Lord … Continue reading

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There Was No Contention in All the Land – 4 Nephi 1:15-18

15 And it came to pass that there was no contention in the land, because of the love of God which did dwell in the hearts of the people.16 And there were no envyings, nor strifes, nor tumults, nor whoredoms, … Continue reading

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