“Wrought Upon” – 1 Nephi 13:12-13

After observing an odious society in which the wealthy oppressed the poor, Nephi saw some people from that society cross the ocean to the "land of promise" where his family's descendants would live. The process began with a single individual: And I looked and beheld a man among the Gentiles, who was separated from the... Continue Reading →

What Are the Gifts of the Spirit?

We are all different, and after we become disciples of Jesus Christ, we continue to have different strengths and abilities. When we receive the Spirit of the Lord, God gives us new spiritual capabilities, which we call spiritual gifts or gifts of the Spirit. But we don't all receive the same gifts. These gifts help... Continue Reading →

What Is the Liahona?

When God commanded Lehi to leave the city of Jerusalem, he obeyed immediately. He took his family three days' journey into the wilderness and set up camp by a river in a valley. The family camped in that valley for a long time: long enough for Lehi to send his sons back to Jerusalem twice—once... Continue Reading →

What Is the Gift of Tongues?

In the final chapter of the Book of Mormon, Moroni lists a number of gifts which are given "by the manifestations of the Spirit of God." Among these are "all kinds of tongues" and "the interpretation of languages and of divers kinds of tongues" (Moroni 10:15-16). These gifts are also included in lists of spiritual... Continue Reading →

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