Tag Archives: Alma 7

What Do We Know About God’s Love for Us?

Yesterday, I received a question about one of my posts, entitled Willing to Submit – Mosiah 3:19. Here is the question: God is love right? So how can love inflict when the term inflict has to do with punishment. Surely love … Continue reading

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When Should I Express Gratitude?

The Book of Mormon clearly teaches that we should always be grateful: Alma taught his people at the waters of Mormon that they should observe the sabbath day once a week, but that “every day they should give thanks to … Continue reading

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How Can I “Always Abound in Good Works?”

We are all imperfect. We make mistakes every day, and we all wish we had more knowledge, more skill, and more wisdom. But even in our imperfect state, we are all capable of doing good works. After the people of … Continue reading

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How Can I Avoid Being an “Unholy Temple?”

Four times in the Book of Mormon, we are taught a fundamental principle: God doesn’t dwell in unholy temples. If we make choices which make us unholy, we cannot have His Spirit with us. Today, I examined these four passages … Continue reading

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What Does It Mean to Be “Temperate in All Things?”

The prophet Alma told the people in the city of Gideon that he wanted them to be “temperate in all things” (Alma 7:23). He later gave the same counsel to his son Shiblon (Alma 38:10). To be temperate is to … Continue reading

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What Does the Book of Mormon Teach About Abraham?

Near the beginning of the Book of Mormon, Lehi’s sons risk their lives in order to obtain a set of brass plates which contains, among other things, the five books of Moses. A central character in those books is the … Continue reading

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What Does It Mean to Be “Temperate in All Things?”

While serving as high priest over the church, Alma delivered a series of sermons in different cities. He admonished the people in the city of Gideon to be “temperate in all things” (Alma 7:23). He later gave the same advice … Continue reading

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