Category Archives: Priorities

They Should Have No King – 1 Nephi 5:18

18 And it came to pass that they would that I should be their king. But I, Nephi, was desirous that they should have no king; nevertheless, I did for them according to that which was in my power. (2 … Continue reading

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How Could You Have Forgotten? – Helaman 7:20-22

20 O, how could you have forgotten your God in the very day that he has delivered you? 21 But behold, it is to get gain, to be praised of men, yea, and that ye might get gold and silver. … Continue reading

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They Did Think More… – Alma 56:47

47 Now they never had fought, yet they did not fear death; and they did think more upon the liberty of their fathers than they did upon their lives; yea, they had been taught by their mothers, that if they … Continue reading

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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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