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What Can We Learn About Coming Unto Christ from the Brother of Jared?

The Book of Mormon tells the story of a family who traveled across the ocean to the American continent just after human languages were confounded at the Tower of Babel. The family was led by a man named Jared and … Continue reading

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What Is the Tree of Life?

Near the beginning of the Book of Mormon, the prophet Lehi described to his family a spiritual dream he had experienced. The central object in this dream was a tree “whose fruit was desirable to make one happy” (1 Nephi … Continue reading

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How Is the Word “Atonement” Used in the Book of Mormon?

Some version of the word “atone” or “atonement” appears 39 times in the Book of Mormon in 26 different passages. Here are some key phrases from some of those passages: “Prepared from the foundation of the world” – Part of … Continue reading

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What Is the Fulness of the Gospel?

He said there was a book deposited, written upon gold plates, giving an account of the former inhabitants of this continent, and the source from whence they sprang. He also said that the fulness of the everlasting Gospel was contained … Continue reading

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What Is the Significance of the Phrase, “It Came to Pass?”

Time flies on wings of lightning; We cannot call it back. (“Improve the Shining Moments,” Hymns, 226)  The phrase “it came to pass” occurs frequently in the scriptures, and particularly in the Book of Mormon: Old Testament 387 New Testament … Continue reading

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What is the Relationship Between Faith and Humility?

faith – Complete trust or confidence in someone or something humility – The quality of having a modest or low view of one’s importance (Oxford Dictionary) Are the attributes of faith and humility in conflict with each other, or is … Continue reading

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Why Is It Important to Prioritize Our Questions?

The prophet Alma had lots of questions. Not just the rhetorical questions he asked the members of the church in Zarahemla, but also soul-stretching questions which he worked and prayed to resolve. In Alma 40, he shares with his son … Continue reading

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