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.
The decades of wars come to a shocking end in this last battle Mormon describes. After a quarter of a million Nephites are slaughtered, only 24 are left to be hunted down. Mormon grieves his people’s end, but says they didn’t have to fall. Jesus stood waiting with open arms to receive them. But they would not turn to Him. How can we better turn to our Savior, to avoid the Nephite calamity?
Mormon’s people are still spiraling into a wicked hole, but God still reaches out to them in mercy, giving them another chance to repent. But we must learn to remember, in order to see God’s hand in our life and not become hardened, as Mormon’s people did here. How can we do that better?
The decades-long war Mormon’s people are in has many ups and downs. When they mourn, he hopes they are experiencing godly sorrow, not worldly sorrow. What is the difference and how can this knowledge help us in our lives?
Mormon, even as a boy, was sober, quick to observe, and discerning. These traits helped him stand firm in his faith in Christ in a very wicked society. Read more to learn how to develop these attributes in your own life.
After 200 years of peace and unity, pride creeps into this happy group of people and starts eroding away at their humility and happiness. It doesn’t take long for them to spiral toward destruction. How can we root out pride in our own lives?
Jesus asked His apostles what it was that they desired of Him. Have you ever wondered what you would answer Him, if He asked the same of you? What are our desires…really?
Would you like the windows of heaven to be opened up to you, so you can receive heavenly light? Jesus expounds upon the words of Malachi and the law of tithing to help this happen. Read more…
Jesus quotes Isaiah 54 to His audience, to show that He will gather them with everlasting kindness if they choose Him to be their God. How can I apply His teachings to my life?
Jesus tells the people in this chapter to ask, seek, and knock, to gain personal revelation from God. Am I careful not to be swayed by false prophets who come in sheep’s clothing to deceive? God has given us the tools we need to stay safe. But am I using these tools in my life?