Tag Archives: Alma 48

How Can I Be More Humble?

It’s hard to feel that you are sufficiently humble. If you did, you might not be. — Henry B. Eyring, “Come Unto Christ,” BYU Speeches, 29 Oct 1989 The word “humble” (or “humbled”) appears 68 times in the Book of … Continue reading

Posted in Humility | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How Should We Respond When Others Threaten or Attack Us?

As I wrote yesterday, we need to forgive others in order to be forgiven by God. That’s because an unforgiving heart is unable to receive God’s healing power. But what should we do when we, or the people we are … Continue reading

Posted in Forgiveness | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

What Does It Mean to Be “Baptized Unto Repentance?”

Some form of the phrase “baptized unto repentance” appears twelve times in the Book of Mormon (Mosiah 26:22, Alma 5:62, Alma 6:2, Alma 7:14, Alma 9:27, Alma 48:19, Alma 49:30, Helaman 3:24, Helaman 5:17, 19, 3 Nephi 1:23, 3 Nephi 7:26). John the … Continue reading

Posted in Baptism, Repentance | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Moroni Was a Strong and a Mighty Man – Alma 48:11-13

11 And Moroni was a strong and a mighty man; he was a man of a perfect understanding; yea, a man that did not delight in bloodshed; a man whose soul did joy in the liberty and the freedom of … Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Alma, Diligence, Freedom, Gratitude, Leadership, Love, Wisdom | Tagged | 3 Comments

Moroni…Had Been Preparing the Minds of the People – Alma 48:7-9

7 Now it came to pass that while Amalickiah had thus been obtaining power by fraud and deceit, Moroni, on the other hand, had been preparing the minds of the people to be faithful unto the Lord their God. 8 … Continue reading

Posted in Alma, Preparation | Tagged | 3 Comments

If All Men Had Been…Like Unto Moroni – Alma 48:11-13, 17

11 And Moroni was a strong and a mighty man; he was a man of a perfect understanding; yea, a man that did not delight in bloodshed; a man whose soul did joy in the liberty and the freedom of … Continue reading

Posted in Alma, Charity, Devil, Diligence, Education, Faith, Gratitude, Integrity, Motives | Tagged | 5 Comments

This Was Their Faith – Alma 48:14-15

14 Now the Nephites were taught to defend themselves against their enemies, even to the shedding of blood if it were necessary; yea, and they were also taught never to give an offense, yea, and never to raise the sword … Continue reading

Posted in Alma, Faith | Tagged | Leave a comment