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What Does the Book of Mormon Teach About Forgiving Others?

Near the beginning of the Book of Mormon, Nephi’s brothers treat him very badly. As they travel with the family of Ishmael to their camp in the wilderness, the brothers become angry with Nephi, tie him up, and threaten to … Continue reading

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What Does It Mean to Seek the Kingdom of God?

King Benjamin taught his people an important principle which he learned from an angel: the only way to overcome the unrighteous tendencies of our mortal bodies is to be willing to submit to our Heavenly Father in all things. (See … Continue reading

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What Can We Learn from the Lord’s Prayer?

During the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus gave His disciples an example of a good prayer. “After this manner therefore pray ye,” He said: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be … Continue reading

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What Are “Vain Repetitions,” and Why Should We Avoid Them?

In the Sermon on the Mount, the Savior gave the following counsel about prayer: But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking. Be not … Continue reading

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What Is the Meaning of the Phrase “Sufficient Is the Day Unto the Evil Thereof?”

In the middle of the Sermon on the Mount, as recorded by Matthew, the Savior cautions his disciples against excessive anxiety about the future. You can’t serve both God and mammon, He says. Therefore, if you really trust God, you … 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 Does It Mean to Pray in Your Closet?

Which room in your home would you be least likely to invite an acquaintance to visit? Perhaps a closet or a storage room, a place that may not be as well organized as the rest of the house, and which, … Continue reading

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