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What Does the Book of Mormon Say About Complacency?

The word “complacent” doesn’t appear in the Book of Mormon, but warnings against complacency are pervasive: “Arise from the Dust” Near the end of his life, Lehi pleads with his sons to “arise from the dust…and be men.” He tells … Continue reading

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Was Captain Moroni Right to Chastise Pahoran so Harshly?

I wrote yesterday about the difference between complaining and raising issues. I shared Helaman’s letter to Captain Moroni as a good example of raising in important issue without complaining. One of my readers responded with another good example: a subsequent … Continue reading

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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

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What Does It Mean to “Succor” Someone?

succour – to help someone, especially someone who is suffering or in need (Cambridge English Dictionary) succor – Literally, to run to, or run to support; hence, to help or relieve when in difficulty, want or distress; to assist and … Continue reading

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Ye Ought to Have Stirred Yourselves More Diligently – Alma 60:8-10

8 Yea, even they who have looked up to you for protection, yea, have placed you in a situation that ye might have succored them, yea, ye might have sent armies unto them, to have strengthened them, and have saved … Continue reading

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It Is My God Whom I Fear – Alma 60:28

28 Yea, behold I do not fear your power nor your authority, but it is my God whom I fear; and it is according to his commandments that I do take my sword to defend the cause of my country, … Continue reading

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I, Moroni, Am Constrained, According to the Covenant Which I Have Made – Alma 60:34

34 And now behold, I, Moroni, am constrained, according to the covenant which I have made to keep the commandments of my God; therefore I would that ye should adhere to the word of God, and send speedily unto me … Continue reading

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