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Alma 1-3

There is quite a bit going on in Alma 1-3. We are introduced to our second visible anti-Christ, as Nehor enters the stage (Sherem was the first- see Jacob 7). Following his death we read how the Nephites were able … Continue reading

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Mosiah 29

I appreciate the discussion Mosiah sets forth in Mosiah 29 regarding government, responsibility, and his opinion regarding kings and how they tend to limit liberty. In Mosiah 29:13 we read what I would term a fascinating verse: Therefore, if it … Continue reading

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Mosiah 21- 24 The Lord Will Strengthen Us

Mosiah chapters 22 through 24 both illustrate how the Lord works in our lives to make us equal to our challenges. We read that the people of Limhi were in a tough situation in that “there was no way that they … Continue reading

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Mosiah 21 – Repeating The Same Mistake

Mosiah 21 illustrates the human tendency to repeat the same mistake again and again. In verses 4-12 we read that the people of Limhi were surrounded by the Lamanites and that they had to pay tribute to them, with “heavy … Continue reading

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Mormon 1-7 How to be happy

I am teaching a Book of Mormon class right now and am in Mormon this week.  A few years ago I was listening to a book by Tal Ben-Shahar called “Happier: Learn the Secrets to Daily Joy and Lasting Fulfillment” and … Continue reading

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1 Nephi 11-14

1 Nephi 11-14 An Overview of Nephi’s Vision What is the point of 1 Nephi 11-14?  This is not meant as a history lesson- this is a story about us and how we relate to God and his prophets, and … Continue reading

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Romans 14 – Doubtful Disputations

Romans 14 – Doubtful Disputations Him that is weak in the faith receive ye, but not to doubtful disputations.  For one believeth that he may eat all things: another, who is weak, eateth herbs.  Let not him that eateth despise … Continue reading

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