Tag Archives: Alma 7

What Is the Significance of the Names and Titles of Jesus in the Book of Mormon?

Last October, President Russell M. Nelson invited the women in the Church to read the Book of Mormon before the end of the year. He said, “I would encourage you to mark each verse that speaks of or refers to … Continue reading

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What Does It Mean to Be “Long-Suffering?”

The word “longsuffering” (without a hyphen) appears 17 times in the King James Version of the Bible. The word “long-suffering” (with a hyphen: the modern spelling of the word) appears 17 times in the Book of Mormon. What does it … 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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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

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What Does the Book of Mormon Teach About Grace?

The word “grace” appears 31 times in the Book of Mormon. Today, I reviewed each of those passages and learned the following principles: Grace is an attribute of Jesus Christ. It is often listed with other attributes, including: mercy, truth, patience, … Continue reading

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What Should I Do When There Are Questions I Can’t Answer?

Knowledge does not exist in a vacuum. Concepts and facts relate to one another, and understanding a concept in isolation is likely of limited value. Isaiah taught that some knowledge has prerequisites: Whom shall he teach knowledge? and whom shall … Continue reading

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Which Easily Doth Beset You – Alma 7:15-16

15 Yea, I say unto you come and fear not, and lay aside every sin, which easily doth beset you, which doth bind you down to destruction, yea, come and go forth, and show unto your God that ye are … Continue reading

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