Category Archives: Wisdom

Let Us Be Wise – Mosiah 29:8-10

8 Now I say unto you let us be wise and consider these things, for we have no right to destroy my son, neither should we have any right to destroy another if he should be appointed in his stead. … Continue reading

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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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