Category Archives: Wisdom

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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After I Had Received Strength – 1 Nephi 15:4-6

4 And now I, Nephi, was grieved because of the hardness of their hearts, and also, because of the things which I had seen, and knew they must unavoidably come to pass because of the great wickedness of the children … Continue reading

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That Ye May Learn Wisdom – Mosiah 2:17, Alma 38:9

17 And behold, I tell you these things that ye may learn wisdom; that ye may learn that when ye are in the service of your fellow beings ye are only in the service of your God. (Mosiah 2:17) 9 … Continue reading

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I Ought to Be Content – Alma 29:3

3 But behold, I am a man, and do sin in my wish; for I ought to be content with the things which the Lord hath allotted unto me. (Alma 29:3) The hymn “School Thy Feelings” teaches us not to … Continue reading

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In Wisdom and Order – Mosiah 4:27

27 And see that all these things are done in wisdom and order; for it is not requisite that a man should run faster than he has strength. And again, it is expedient that he should be diligent, that thereby … Continue reading

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O Be Wise – Jacob 6:12

12 O be wise; what can I say more?(Jacob 6:12) It is striking to me that Jacob gives us this three-word sermon at the end of 5 chapters of his preaching, including calling his people to repent of specific sins. … Continue reading

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1 Nephi 1:1 Highly Favored of the Lord

1 I, Nephi, having been born of goodly parents, therefore I was taught somewhat in all the learning of my father; and having seen many afflictions in the course of my days, nevertheless, having been highly favored of the Lord … Continue reading

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