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What Does the Book of Mormon Teach About Obedience?

Some form of the word “obey” appears 31 times in the Book of Mormon: Book # Occurences 1 Nephi 4 2 Nephi 6 Jacob 5 Mosiah 7 Alma 9 TOTAL 31 “I must obey.” Obedience is a very important topic … Continue reading

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Who Is the “Prophet” that Moses Promised Would Come?

Moses wanted to prepare the children of Israel to enter the presence of God. He hoped to make them “a kingdom of priests and an holy nation” (Exodus 19:6). But when the people heard the voice of the Lord, they were … Continue reading

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What Is the Day of Burning Spoken of by Malachi?

Malachi prophesied that a day would come when the unrighteous would be destroyed by fire: For, behold, the day cometh, that shall burn as an oven; and all the proud, yea, and all that do wickedly, shall be stubble: and … Continue reading

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What Does the Book of Mormon Teach About Fear?

Fear is an unpleasant feeling caused by the anticipation of a negative event (Oxford English Dictionary). We feel sadness when something bad has already happened; we feel fear when we think something bad is going to happen . Near the … Continue reading

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What Is the Significance of the Title “the Mighty One of Jacob?”

Near the end of Jacob’s life, he gathered his twelve sons together and gave each of them a blessing. In his blessing to Joseph, he used imagery which symbolized how Joseph had overcome persecution by trusting the Lord: The archers … Continue reading

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How Do Book of Mormon Prophets Use the Title “Savior?”

The word “Savior” only appears twelve times in the Book of Mormon. This is surprising to me, since “Christ” appears 396 times, “Jesus” appears 188 times, and “Redeemer” appears 41 times. (I used the “simple searches” function on the University of … Continue reading

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A Marvelous Work – 1 Nephi 22:8-9

8 And after our seed is scattered the Lord God will proceed to do a marvelous work among the Gentiles, which shall be of great worth unto our seed; wherefore, it is likened unto their being nourished by the Gentiles … Continue reading

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