Category Archives: Prayer

Why Did Jared Ask His Brother to Pray Instead of Praying Himself?

Yesterday, I wrote about the lessons we can learn about coming unto Christ from the brother of Jared. Today, I’d like to explore a more specific question: why did Jared ask his brother to pray for him? Why didn’t he … Continue reading

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What Can We Learn About Coming Unto Christ from the Brother of Jared?

The Book of Mormon tells the story of a family who traveled across the ocean to the American continent just after human languages were confounded at the Tower of Babel. The family was led by a man named Jared and … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Alma Was…Troubled – Mosiah 26:6-7, 13

6 For it came to pass that they did deceive many with their flattering words, who were in the church, and did cause them to commit many sins; therefore it became expedient that those who committed sin, that were in … Continue reading

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Unto All Who Call on His Name – Alma 9:17

17 And at some period of time they will be brought to believe in his word, and to know of the incorrectness of the traditions of their fathers; and many of them will be saved, for the Lord will be … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer- 3 Nephi 13:9-13

9 After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. 10 Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. 11 And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. … Continue reading

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When They Were Encompassed About – Ether 6:7

7 And it came to pass that when they were buried in the deep there was no water that could hurt them, their vessels being tight like unto a dish, and also they were tight like unto the ark of … Continue reading

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Lessons from Wars in the Book of Mormon

During April, I have studied the wars in the Book of Mormon. In particular, I’ve focused on the following wars: Zoram leads the Nephite army to victory (Alma 16) The Lamanites attack the people of Ammon (Alma 24-25) The battle … Continue reading

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