Category Archives: Missionary Work

Was It a Sin for Alma to Wish He Were an Angel?

There is an unusual chapter in the Book of Mormon in which Alma reflects on his missionary experiences. Mormon quotes this passage (Alma 29) without introduction, and it is only from the text itself that we can tell it was written … Continue reading

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The Fulness of the Gentiles – 3 Nephi 16:4

4 And I command you that ye shall write these sayings after I am gone, that if it so be that my people at Jerusalem, they who have seen me and been with me in my ministry, do not ask … Continue reading

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That Which Will Give Them the True Knowledge of Their Redeemer – 2 Nephi 10:2

2 For behold, the promises which we have obtained are promises unto us according to the flesh; wherefore, as it has been shown unto me that many of our children shall perish in the flesh because of unbelief, nevertheless, God … Continue reading

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He Should Go and Prophesy – Ether 13:20-22

20 And in the second year the word of the Lord came to Ether, that he should go and prophesy unto Coriantumr that, if he would repent, and all his household, the Lord would give unto him his kingdom and … Continue reading

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Lessons from Missionary Experiences in the Book of Mormon

During January, I studied missionary experiences in the Book of Mormon, including the following stories: The mission of the sons of Mosiah to the Lamanites (Mosiah 28, Alma 17-22, Alma 26). Abinadi’s discussion with King Noah and his priests (Mosiah … Continue reading

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I Have Not Delivered the Message Which the Lord Sent Me to Deliver – Mosiah 13:1-4

1 And now when the king had heard these words, he said unto his priests: Away with this fellow, and slay him; for what have we to do with him, for he is mad. 2 And they stood forth and … Continue reading

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We Have a Labor to Perform – Moroni 9:4-6

4 Behold, I am laboring with them continually; and when I speak the word of God with sharpness they tremble and anger against me; and when I use no sharpness they harden their hearts against it; wherefore, I fear lest … Continue reading

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