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What Guidance Does the Book of Mormon Provide About Recognizing the Holy Ghost?

Nephi promised that, if we will receive the Holy Ghost, “it will show unto [us] all things what [we] should do” (2 Nephi 32:5). The Lord told Joseph Smith that the Holy Ghost speaks to our mind and to our … 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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What Is the Meaning of the Title “Lord of Hosts?”

The Savior is called the “Lord of Hosts” 245 times in the Old Testament, 54 times in the book of Isaiah alone. This title also appears 52 times in the Book of Mormon, mostly in passages quoted from Isaiah or … Continue reading

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That I May Shake at the Appearance of Sin – 2 Nephi 4:31

31 O Lord, wilt thou redeem my soul? Wilt thou deliver me out of the hands of mine enemies? Wilt thou make me that I may shake at the appearance of sin? (2 Nephi 4:31) Temptation is part of our … Continue reading

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Nephi’s Psalm – 2 Nephi 4:15-35

Setting After his father died, Nephi’s relationship with his oldest brothers, Laman and Lemuel deteriorated. They had never been very receptive to his admonitions, but now, their anger was increasing (2 Nephi 4:13). Nephi was frustrated, not only with them … Continue reading

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Ye Shall Prosper in the Land – 2 Nephi 4:4

4 For the Lord God hath said that: Inasmuch as ye shall keep my commandments ye shall prosper in the land; and inasmuch as ye will not keep my commandments ye shall be cut off from my presence. (2 Nephi … Continue reading

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