1 Nephi 9 – Trust God

Nephi is commanded to make a duplicate record (like his father’s). He doesn’t understand why God wants him to do this, but He trusts that God must have a good reason. Do we have such trust in God, or do we complain, doubt and show a lack of faith when we don’t understand the answers to everything He asks us.

1 Nephi 3 – Faith to Do

The theme I chose for this chapter is Faith to do. God usually stretches us beyond our comfort levels when He asks us to follow Him. Do we have the faith to follow Him, even when we fail and fail again? Do we keep getting up and trying again? How can you strengthen your faith to do what God asks you to do?

Introduction to Book of Mormon

The introductory pages at the beginning of the Book of Mormon explain the contents of the book, its purposes, and give a brief history of how it was restored in our day through the boy prophet Joseph Smith. They are definitely worth studying before you begin an earnest study of the book.

Wait on the Lord

As I read the scriptures one day, this phrase—wait on the Lord—jumped out at me. I looked it up and found lots of verses with this unique phrase. Here are a few: Wait on the Lord: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the Lord. – Psalms 27:14…

Book of Mormon Lessons

This year we have the wonderful opportunity to study the Book of Mormon in Gospel Doctrine. Of all the books in the world, this is my favorite book. It has brought me more peace and insight than any other book I’ve ever read. As I’ve reflected on some of the lessons I’ve learned by reading…