Tag Archives: 1 Nephi 7

What Does It Mean to Harden Your Heart?

Shortly after Nephi’s family left their comfortable home in Jerusalem and began camping in the wilderness, Nephi prayed to understand “the mysteries of God.” In response, he tells us that God visited him “and did soften my heart that I … Continue reading

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What Does the Book of Mormon Teach About Forgiving Others?

Near the beginning of the Book of Mormon, Laman and Lemuel feel remorse for something they have done to their brother Nephi. They plead with him to forgive them. Nephi tells us that he “did frankly forgive them all that … Continue reading

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What Can We Learn from the Prayers Recorded in the Book of Mormon?

Today, I reviewed all of the prayers I could find in the Book of Mormon. I specifically looked at actual prayers which are quoted word for word, not prayers which are merely mentioned, and not sample prayers given for teaching … Continue reading

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What Can We Learn About Prayer From Nephi?

Near the end of his second book, the prophet Nephi pleads with us to pray. He tells us that we should “pray always, and not faint.” He counsels us not to do anything without asking God to consecrate our actions … Continue reading

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How Is It That Ye Have Forgotten? – 1 Nephi 7:10-12

10 How is it that ye have forgotten that ye have seen an angel of the Lord? 11 Yea, and how is it that ye have forgotten what great things the Lord hath done for us, in delivering us out … Continue reading

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I Did Frankly Forgive Them – 1 Nephi 7:20-21

20 And it came to pass that they were sorrowful, because of their wickedness, insomuch that they did bow down before me, and did plead with me that I would forgive them of the thing that they had done against … Continue reading

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The Lord Did Soften the Heart of Ishmael – 1 Nephi 7:4-5

4 And it came to pass that we went up unto the house of Ishmael, and we did gain favor in the sight of Ishmael, insomuch that we did speak unto him the words of the Lord. 5 And it … Continue reading

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