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.
Jacob has a run-in with an anti-Christ, but he stands firm against the bullying because his faith is based on Christ, the rock of our salvation. This faith gives us power to labor diligently in God’s service. And we need to labor diligently, because there are wolves out there working just as diligently to bring us down.
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 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.