Category Archives: Time Management

What Is the Meaning of the Phrase “Sufficient Is the Day Unto the Evil Thereof?”

In the middle of the Sermon on the Mount, as recorded by Matthew, the Savior cautions his disciples against excessive anxiety about the future. You can’t serve both God and mammon, He says. Therefore, if you really trust God, you … Continue reading

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What Does It Mean to Be “Easy to Be Entreated?”

After calling the people of Zarahemla to repentance, the prophet Alma traveled to the city of Gideon. He was pleased to find that the people of Gideon had humbled themselves and that they were not in “the state of dilemma” … Continue reading

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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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Upon the Other Plates – 1 Nephi 9:2-4

2 And now, as I have spoken concerning these plates, behold they are not the plates upon which I make a full account of the history of my people; for the plates upon which I make a full account of … Continue reading

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They Shall Not Occupy These Plates – 1 Nephi 6:6

6 Wherefore, I shall give commandment unto my seed, that they shall not occupy these plates with things which are not of worth unto the children of men. (1 Nephi 6:6) As the first author in the Book of Mormon, … 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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I Had Supposed Not to Have Written Any More – Moroni 1:4

4 Wherefore, I write a few more things, contrary to that which I had supposed; for I had supposed not to have written any more; but I write a few more things, that perhaps they may be of worth unto … Continue reading

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