1 Nephi 22 – Heart power

This chapter delves into the scattering and gathering of Israel and also the eventual return of our Savior, Jesus Christ, to reign on the earth. In that day, Satan will have no power…because men will control their own hearts. How will that happen?

1 Nephi 20 – Peace

Peace is a sought out commodity in this world. Where do you find it? How do you obtain it? Nephi quotes from Isaiah in this chapter and talks about peace like a river, always flowing, never drying up. God is anxious to give us peace, even in our trials.

1 Nephi 9 – Trust God

Nephi is commanded to make a duplicate record (like his father’s). He doesn’t understand why God wants him to do this, but He trusts that God must have a good reason. Do we have such trust in God, or do we complain, doubt and show a lack of faith when we don’t understand the answers to everything He asks us.

Wait on the Lord

As I read the scriptures one day, this phrase—wait on the Lord—jumped out at me. I looked it up and found lots of verses with this unique phrase. Here are a few: Wait on the Lord: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the Lord. – Psalms 27:14…