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What Does It Mean to Be Sober?

Throughout the Book of Mormon, people who are responsible, disciplined, and serious are referred to as “sober.” Nephi and Jacob both tell us that they taught the gospel with soberness (1 Nephi 18:10, Jacob 6:5). Jacob explains that God expected … Continue reading

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What Is the Book of Lehi?

The first 116 pages which Joseph Smith translated came from a record known as the Book of Lehi. As he wrote in the preface to the first edition of the Book of Mormon: I would inform you that I translated, by … Continue reading

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I Was Visited of the Lord – Mormon 1:14-17

14 And there were no gifts from the Lord, and the Holy Ghost did not come upon any, because of their wickedness and unbelief.15 And I, being fifteen years of age and being somewhat of a sober mind, therefore I … Continue reading

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I Perceive That Thou Art…Quick to Observe – Mormon 1:2-5

2 And about the time that Ammaron hid up the records unto the Lord, he came unto me, (I being about ten years of age, and I began to be learned somewhat after the manner of the learning of my … Continue reading

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Mormon 1:15 Being Somewhat of a Sober Mind

15 And I, being fifteen years of age and being somewhat of a sober mind, therefore I was visited of the Lord, and tasted and knew of the goodness of Jesus. (Mormon 1:15) What does it mean to be “of … Continue reading

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