Category Archives: Obedience

The Words Which He Shall Speak…Shall Be the Law – 2 Nephi 26:1

1 And after Christ shall have risen from the dead he shall show himself unto you, my children, and my beloved brethren; and the words which he shall speak unto you shall be the law which ye shall do. (2 … Continue reading

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Lessons from Sermons to Family Members

During August, I studied sermons in the Book of Mormon that were given to family members: siblings or sons. Some of these sermons had an audience of one. Yet they stand today in the Book of Mormon alongside sermons delivered … Continue reading

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Ye Shall Prosper in the Land – 2 Nephi 4:4

4 For the Lord God hath said that: Inasmuch as ye shall keep my commandments ye shall prosper in the land; and inasmuch as ye will not keep my commandments ye shall be cut off from my presence. (2 Nephi … Continue reading

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Peace…as a River, and…Righteousness as the Waves of the Sea – 1 Nephi 20:18

18 O that thou hadst hearkened to my commandments–then had thy peace been as a river, and thy righteousness as the waves of the sea. (1 Nephi 20:18, Isaiah 48:18) The imagery in this passage from Isaiah is compelling to … Continue reading

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A Wise Man, Who Built His House upon a Rock – 3 Nephi 14:24-27

24 Therefore, whoso heareth these sayings of mine and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, who built his house upon a rock— 25 And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and … Continue reading

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They Stand Fast in That Liberty Wherewith God Has Made Them Free – Alma 58:39-40

39 And those sons of the people of Ammon, of whom I have so highly spoken, are with me in the city of Manti; and the Lord has supported them, yea, and kept them from falling by the sword, insomuch … Continue reading

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I Obeyed the Voice of the Angel – Alma 10:7-9

7 As I was journeying to see a very near kindred, behold an angel of the Lord appeared unto me and said: Amulek, return to thine own house, for thou shalt feed a prophet of the Lord; yea, a holy … Continue reading

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