Tag Archives: Mosiah 8

What Should I Be Thankful For?

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving in the United States. In preparation for that holiday, I have been thinking about some of the things I am thankful for. Here are some ideas that occurred to me as I studied the Book of Mormon … Continue reading

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What Do We Know About the Jaredite Plates?

Like a play within a play, the Book of Mormon, an ancient record translated by the power of God, contains a story of another ancient record which was translated by the power of God. The first mention of this record … Continue reading

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Why Is Jesus Called “the Good Shepherd?”

Since ancient times, prophets have compared God with a shepherd in order to emphasize His gentle leadership. King David began a psalm of trust and gratitude with the words, “The Lord is my shepherd” (Psalm 23:1). Sheep are largely defenseless … Continue reading

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What Is the Urim and Thummim?

Shortly after the Lord confounded the language of people at the tower of Babel and scattered them “upon the face of all the earth” (Genesis 11:9), a group of people led by a man named Jared and his brother traveled … Continue reading

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By Them Shall All Things Be Revealed – Mosiah 8:16-18

15 And the king said that a seer is greater than a prophet.16 And Ammon said that a seer is a revelator and a prophet also; and a gift which is greater can no man have, except he should possess … Continue reading

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A Seer Is a Revelator and a Prophet Also – Mosiah 8:16-18

16 And Ammon said that a seer is a revelator and a prophet also; and a gift which is greater can no man have, except he should possess the power of God, which no man can; yet a man may … Continue reading

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