Zeezrom and Amulek are in dark places in this chapter. But Zeezrom takes courage when Alma and Amulek show up in Sidom. How can taking courage help us out of darkness and into the light?
Alma, Amulek, and Zeezrom all choose to follow Christ, but they each suffer in almost unbearable ways for their choice. How do we gain the strength and faith to follow Christ no matter what persecutions or trials come our way?
Alma reminds the people of the priesthood of God and the saving covenants they once made with Him. There is power in covenant making and keeping. Do I take advantage of this power in my life?
Zeezrom, who had been trying to catch Alma and Amulek in their words, now has had his heart pricked and is listening. Alma bears testimony of the plan of redemption in this chapter. Do I understand and take full advantage of this plan in my life?
The one certainty in life is change. The Nephites were altering their system of money and laws about every generation. We, too, need to adjust and change for the fluctuating circumstances in our own lives. What kind of changes are we making?
God always gives people many warnings before He exercises His wrath upon them. Are we listening to these? Are we heeding the calls of modern day prophets?
Alma preaches to the people of Gideon and tells them much about the Savior’s ultimate love and gift to us. Do I understand what Jesus Christ has done for me? Will i accept this gift of infinite love?
Alma sets the church in Zarahemla in order, which is the way of God. Chaos and disorder are signs of the devil. How can I set my own life in order, so that I can hear God in my life?
Alma ends his preaching with a command and an invitation. He gives his people the key to retaining a remission of their sins. Read more about this key.
This section of Alma 5 gives us a spiritual checklist with which to check how we’re doing spiritually. What is the status of our hearts?