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How Can Recognizing Parallelisms Help Me Understand Isaiah?

After quoting thirteen chapters in a row from the Book of Isaiah, Nephi concedes that the words of Isaiah were “hard for many of my people to understand.” Why was that? Because “they know not concerning the manner of prophesying … Continue reading

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Why Is Isaiah Quoted So Much in the Book of Mormon?

After Lehi’s family left Jerusalem and began to travel toward the promised land, the Lord commanded him to send his four sons back to Jerusalem to retrieve a set of sacred writings engraved on brass plates. Lehi’s son Nephi tells … Continue reading

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Why Is Jesus Called “the Holy One of Israel?”

HO’LY, adjective 1. Properly, whole, entire or perfect, in a moral sense. Hence, pure in heart, temper or dispositions; free from sin and sinful affections… (Webster’s Dictionary, 1828). Something that is holy is complete, unblemished, and spotless. To say that God is holy … Continue reading

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What Does It Mean to Be Saved by Grace “After All We Can Do?”

After sharing a sermon by his brother Jacob about the Atonement, Nephi quoted extensively from the book of Isaiah. He explained that his reason for quoting these two other witnesses was to “[prove] unto my people the truth of the … Continue reading

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What Does the Book of Mormon Teach About Grace?

The word “grace” appears 31 times in the Book of Mormon. Today, I reviewed each of those passages and learned the following principles: Grace is an attribute of Jesus Christ. It is often listed with other attributes, including: mercy, truth, patience, … Continue reading

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Why Is It Important for People to Hear the Gospel in Their Own Language?

After quoting thirteen chapters from the book of Isaiah, the prophet Nephi began to write some of his own teachings. He acknowledged that many of his people found the words of Isaiah to be cryptic. He disagreed, saying that they … Continue reading

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His Name Shall Be Jesus Christ – 2 Nephi 25:19-20

19 For according to the words of the prophets, the Messiah cometh in six hundred years from the time that my father left Jerusalem; and according to the words of the prophets, and also the word of the angel of … Continue reading

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