Category Archives: Pride

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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Puffing Them up with Pride – 3 Nephi 6:15-16

15 Now the cause of this iniquity of the people was this—Satan had great power, unto the stirring up of the people to do all manner of iniquity, and to the puffing them up with pride, tempting them to seek … Continue reading

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The Lord Had Blessed Them So Long – Helaman 6:17

17 For behold, the Lord had blessed them so long with the riches of the world that they had not been stirred up to anger, to wars, nor to bloodshed; therefore they began to set their hearts upon their riches; … Continue reading

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