Mormon abridged much of the Nephite records and compiled what we know now as The Book of Mormon. He did this for a wise purpose that he didn’t fully understand, but that he trusted God knew and wanted. Do we trust that God has a wise purpose for us in this life? Have we asked Him lately what that wise purpose is?
Jacob tells us to be wise. How can we be wise in this time of social distancing? How can we nourish others, as God wants us to do, while keeping ourselves and others safe during this pandemic? Can nourishing happen during a time of social distancing? I think it can.
This longest chapter in the Book of Mormon teaches some powerful truths that even apply to this crazy COVID-19 virus affected world today. How can we be pruned, digged about, and nourished in our lives? How can we do this for others?
Have you ever considered the power in words. One Word, especially, has the power of salvation held within His name. Read on to discover the power words have in our lives to save or to destroy.
Jacob calls us to action in this chapter. There are lots of good verbs and inspiring pleas to get out of our spiritual beds and awake to God. Are we casual in our relationship with the Lord, or are we awake–actively seeking to do good in the world?
Jacob speaks about riches and pride that can creep into their lives and make them labor for sin. He discusses how important family is, especially honoring marital vows. As you read, think of how these topics apply to your life & make small and simple goals to change something to improve your relationship with Christ.
Jacob gives four simple, yet meaty steps to be reconciled to Jesus Christ in this chapter. Ponder on these to see if you can think of specific ways you can apply one or all of these steps better in your life.
How do we become reconciled to Christ? This post delves into some of the definitions of reconcile and helps us understand better how to deepen our relationship with our Savior.