Abinadi returns to call the people to repentance again. Although he enters in disguise, he does not hide…but proclaims his name and God’s message boldly. Do we hear and heed the call of our prophet today? Do we act boldly upon what we learn?
Wicked King Noah comes into power and builds an ornate palace and other things to sate his vanity. He even builds a temple, but God does not accept it. Do we ever strive to build a “temple” in our life to cover up sins or justify our own will? Or do we build our temple to draw nearer to God?
Benjamin has his people commit to taking upon themselves Christ’s name. How can we do this in our own lives? What can we do to see as Christ sees, do as Christ does, and trust in Christ to be with us every step of this moral experience?
King Benjamin’s people experienced a mighty change, giving them new hearts and a disposition not to do evil anymore, but to do good continually. Have you experienced this mighty change of heart?
Jarom shares a short testimony in this book about how to gain godly power to support us spiritually and physically in life. Let the Spirit guide you as you study this chapter to help you know how to obtain more godly strength in your life.
Do you ever struggle with prayer? Do you ever wonder if your prayers get beyond your bedroom ceiling. Enos gives us a pattern on how to make our prayers mighty…but it involves some spiritual wrestling.
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?
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.
Nephi plainly outlines the doctrine of Christ in this beautiful chapter: faith in Him, repentance, baptism by immersion by one who holds priesthood authority, and receiving the gift of the Holy Ghost to guide us back to the Father and the Son. This path back to God is strait, not necessarily straight. Find out what that means.
Satan knows us better than we know ourselves sometimes…because he doesn’t have a veil of forgetfulness over him here on earth, like we do. He has an arsenal of tricks to tempt us and lead us away from God to misery. But Nephi debunks most of these and sheds light on Satan’s tools to help us not be overcome.