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.
In this chapter, Jesus talks about other sheep He must appear to and also talks about the blessings the Gentiles receive in the latter-day, because of their belief in Him which will come through the Holy Ghost. But with great blessings comes great responsibilities. Am I focusing on what I need to do to come unto Christ, or am I pointing the finger of judgment at others?
Christ tells the people they should be aware of their motives for doing good things and figure out where their priorities lay. Do I do good things for good reasons? Who or what is my main priority? Is my love for God motivate me, or something else?
These next few chapters are thrilling. Christ is personally there among the Nephites, after His resurrection, teaching them the points of His gospel. He raises the bar, asking them to be perfect, as He is. How can we do this, without being overwhelmed with failure?
Samuel contrasts his people, the Lamanites, and the Nephites. One is growing in righteousness. The other culture is dwindling in sin. The difference is where their focus was placed. Do i focus on my Savior Jesus Christ enough, or do other things distract or confuse me from focusing fully on Him?