Tag Archives: Alma 61

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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What Does It Mean for Jesus to Be Our “Redeemer?”

To redeem something is to repurchase it, to buy back something we have given away or sold. When applied to a person, the word implies rescue from captivity or bondage. (See “redeem,” Webster’s Dictionary, 1828.) Isaiah uses the imagery of … Continue reading

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I Was Somewhat Worried Concerning What We Should Do – Alma 61:19-20

19 And now, Moroni, I do joy in receiving your epistle, for I was somewhat worried concerning what we should do, whether it should be just in us to go against our brethren. 20 But ye have said, except they … Continue reading

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I Am Not Angry – Alma 61:9

9 And now, in your epistle you have censured me, but it mattereth not; I am not angry, but do rejoice in the greatness of your heart. I, Pahoran, do not seek for power, save only to retain my judgment-seat … Continue reading

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My Soul Standeth Fast in That Liberty – Alma 61:9

9 And now, in your epistle you have censured me, but it mattereth not; I am not angry, but do rejoice in the greatness of your heart. I, Pahoran, do not seek for power, save only to retain my judgment-seat … Continue reading

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