Category Archives: Priorities

Lessons from the Writings of Jacob

Here are some things I’ve learned and tried to apply to my decisions as I’ve studied the words of Jacob over the past two weeks: Teaching An effective teacher is motivated by a deep desire for their students’ happiness. They … Continue reading

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O Be Wise, What Can I Say More? – Jacob 6:12

12 O be wise; what can I say more? (Jacob 6:12) At the end of a five-chapter sermon, Jacob gives his people this succinct and practical advice: be wise. We generally know what is right and what is wrong. We … Continue reading

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Looking Beyond the Mark – Jacob 14-16

14 But behold, the Jews were a stiffnecked people; and they despised the words of plainness, and killed the prophets, and sought for things that they could not understand. Wherefore, because of their blindness, which blindness came by looking beyond … Continue reading

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Come Buy and Eat – 2 Nephi 9:50-51

50 Come, my brethren, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters; and he that hath no money, come buy and eat; yea, come buy wine and milk without money and without price. 51 Wherefore, do not spend money … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Writings of Nephi

As I’ve studied the writings of Nephi over the past 7 weeks, I’ve learned the following principles: Callings When we receive an assignment from our Heavenly Father, we need to take full responsibility for fulfilling that assignment. However, we need … Continue reading

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We Did Take Our Tents – 2 Nephi 5:5-7

5 And it came to pass that the Lord did warn me, that I, Nephi, should depart from them and flee into the wilderness, and all those who would go with me. 6 Wherefore, it came to pass that I, … Continue reading

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He Left…His Precious Things – 1 Nephi 2:2-4

2 And it came to pass that the Lord commanded my father, even in a dream, that he should take his family and depart into the wilderness. 3 And it came to pass that he was obedient unto the word … Continue reading

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