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Call for Questions

During 2019, I’ve decided to organize my study around questions. Please help me by submitting one or more questions which I can study and write about next year. These questions can range from very specific (the meaning of a specific … Continue reading

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Washed…and…Purged – 2 Nephi 14:3-4

3 And it shall come to pass, they that are left in Zion and remain in Jerusalem shall be called holy, every one that is written among the living in Jerusalem– 4 When the Lord shall have washed away the … Continue reading

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Mormon Laments the Foolishness of Man – Helaman 12

Setting After relating some of the experiences of the prophet Nephi, including great miracles which failed to convert the people and a natural disaster which only temporarily convinced them to humble themselves and repent, Mormon inserted this editorial commentary. Purpose … Continue reading

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Abinadi’s Sermon to the Priests of King Noah – Mosiah 12-16

Setting God commanded Abinadi to warn the people of King Noah that, if they didn’t repent, they would be conquered by their enemies. His message was not well received: the people tried to kill him, and the king threatened to … Continue reading

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Stiff Necks and High Heads – Jacob 2:13-14

13 And the hand of providence hath smiled upon you most pleasingly, that you have obtained many riches; and because some of you have obtained more abundantly than that of your brethren ye are lifted up in the pride of … Continue reading

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Governments

During the month of May, I’m going to focus on chapters in the Book of Mormon which relate to governments and our relationship with them. I’m going to focus on the following stories: The Establishment of Effective Governments Nephi establishes a … Continue reading

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Lessons from Visions and Spiritual Experiences in the Book of Mormon

During the month of March, I’ve studied the visions and spiritual experiences which are described in the Book of Mormon. I’ve tried to better understand what I need to do to gain spiritual knowledge and how I can become closer … Continue reading

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