Jared is a wicked king who leads a coup again his own father, gets overthrown in another coup by his brothers years later, and then seeks to keep power in any way possible. We have men/women like him today, who are desperate to keep power, no matter what they have to do to keep it. We must beware power-seekers and work to keep them in check through government checks and balances.
The brother of Jared needs light for the barges they will use to cross the sea. He molds rocks to be transparent and asks God to makes them shine. What rocks in my life can I mold and ask God to fill them with light to bless others?
The brother of Jared knows his people will have to cross the great deep to reach the land promised to them. Each of us will have to cross a “great deep” in our lives. Read more to learn how to prepare ourselves to do this.
Mormon writes down some last words to us in our day, before he is killed. He talks about the importance of this record he has kept, according to the commandments of God. Do we treasure these sacred words he kept safe for us?
Mormon writes about how when this record comes to light, the gathering of Israel will begin. The word, Israel, means Let God Prevail. Will we choose Jesus Christ and let Him prevail in our lives?
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 gives the people four principles to help them receive personal revelation. Read more to discover how you can apply these to your own life.
Jesus spends more time with the people in ancient America. He gives them the sacrament again and teaches the prophesies of Isaiah. He talks about those who know Him, publish peace. Am I publishing peace, or do I sow more seeds of contention?
After hearing from Jesus, the people spend all night finding and telling everyone they can that He will teach them again at the temple tomorrow. They shared the good news, because they understood in their hearts that this was the most important thing ever. Do I understand Christ’s message good enough to want to share it? How can I do better?
Jesus shows in this scene the power of ministering and loving others, one by one. How can I prepare myself to follow His example better, by ministering to the one in my own life?