Category Archives: Probation

What Is a “Probationary State?”

When Adam and Eve partook of the fruit of the tree of knowledge of good and evil, they became mortal. As the prophet Lehi explained to his sons, everything was static before that time: “If Adam had not transgressed…he would … Continue reading

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Your Desolation Is Already Come Upon You – Helaman 13:32

32 And in the days of your poverty ye shall cry unto the Lord; and in vain shall ye cry, for your desolation is already come upon you, and your destruction is made sure; and then shall ye weep and … Continue reading

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Helaman 13:38 The Days of Your Probation Are Past

38 But behold, your days of probation are past; ye have procrastinated the day of your salvation until it is everlastingly too late, and your destruction is made sure; yea, for ye have sought all the days of your lives … Continue reading

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Alma 14:11 The Spirit Constraineth Me That I Must Not Stretch Forth Mine Hand

11 But Alma said unto him: The Spirit constraineth me that I must not stretch forth mine hand; for behold the Lord receiveth them up unto himself, in glory; and he doth suffer that they may do this thing, or … Continue reading

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Mosiah 23:21 Nevertheless the Lord Seeth Fit to Chasten His People

Nevertheless the Lord seeth fit to chasten his people; yea, he trieth their patience and their faith.  (Mosiah 23:21) Just when things were going so well, a major trial came along.  Why?  So that these faithful people could be tested.  … Continue reading

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