In this chapter, the power of one person is shown. When we care for others, we share what brings us joy. This is what Abish, King Lamoni, and his wife do. How can I do better at caring so that I share?
A cry of war is heard in the land and in a surprise attack, the wicked people of Ammonihah are all destroyed in one fell swoop. But those whose hearts were prepared are delivered and prospered ultimately. How can we prepare our hearts to receive the word of God?
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?
Amulek preaches in this chapter. He was called many times by God and would not hear. This is the choice in life–to listen and heed the call from God’s chosen prophets or to rebel against Him. What choice will I make?
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?
Alma 5 is meaty, so will be broken into several parts. This first part teaches the importance of remembering God’s goodness in the past, in order to move confidently into the future.