Mormon describes his people as tossed about on a windswept sea, without steering or anchor to save them. But he tells us how not to fall into the same dire spot they did–by repenting.
This chapter will mark the beginning of the final ending for the Nephite nation. The consequences of sin will catch up to them, since they have been unwilling to repent and turn back to God. How can I make sure their ending does not become my ending?
Mormon’s people are still spiraling into a wicked hole, but God still reaches out to them in mercy, giving them another chance to repent. But we must learn to remember, in order to see God’s hand in our life and not become hardened, as Mormon’s people did here. How can we do that better?
The decades-long war Mormon’s people are in has many ups and downs. When they mourn, he hopes they are experiencing godly sorrow, not worldly sorrow. What is the difference and how can this knowledge help us in our lives?
After 200 years of peace and unity, pride creeps into this happy group of people and starts eroding away at their humility and happiness. It doesn’t take long for them to spiral toward destruction. How can we root out pride in our own lives?
Jesus asked His apostles what it was that they desired of Him. Have you ever wondered what you would answer Him, if He asked the same of you? What are our desires…really?
Jesus is very clear and specific about the name of His Church. How can we do better at identifying His church and our commitment to Him with more precision?
The ancient American people were changed by spending time with Christ, after His resurrection in the old world. Imagine how your life and the world could change if we spent more time with Him each day, through His words and teachings.
Jesus quotes Isaiah 54 to His audience, to show that He will gather them with everlasting kindness if they choose Him to be their God. How can I apply His teachings to my life?
Christ tells the people more about how to recognize when the covenant with Israel begins to be fulfilled. We can be part of this fulfillment of prophesy, depending on who we choose to serve and heed.