Category Archives: Pride

When I Saw That Which Was Good Among Them – Mosiah 9:1-3

1 I, Zeniff, having been taught in all the language of the Nephites, and having had a knowledge of the land of Nephi, or of the land of our fathers’ first inheritance, and having been sent as a spy among … Continue reading

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Are Ye Stripped Of Pride? – Alma 5:27-28

27 Have ye walked, keeping yourselves blameless before God? Could ye say, if ye were called to die at this time, within yourselves, that ye have been sufficiently humble? That your garments have been cleansed and made white through the … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Writings of Isaiah

During the month of September, I’ve studied the chapters in the Book of Mormon which are quoted from the Book of Isaiah. Here are some of the principles I’ve learned and tried to apply to my life: Gratitude We are … Continue reading

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Above the Stars of God – 2 Nephi 24:12-17

12 How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! Art thou cut down to the ground, which did weaken the nations! 13 For thou hast said in thy heart: I will ascend into heaven, I will … Continue reading

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Stiff Necks and High Heads – 2 Nephi 28:14

14 They wear stiff necks and high heads; yea, and because of pride, and wickedness, and abominations, and whoredoms, they have all gone astray save it be a few, who are the humble followers of Christ; nevertheless, they are led, … Continue reading

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The Large and Spacious Building – 1 Nephi 12:18

18 And the large and spacious building, which thy father saw, is vain imaginations and the pride of the children of men. And a great and a terrible gulf divideth them; yea, even the word of the justice of the … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Writings of Mormon – Part 2

Here are more of the lessons I’ve learned so far this year by studying the writings of Mormon: Pride Pride and contention go hand in hand, and they grow without any effort on our part. Pride can be difficult to detect. Contention … Continue reading

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