The Nephite/Lamanite nations wait for their enemy to attack. But they are prepared to outlast them. Their preparations and humility bring them victory in the end. How can I better prepare to face the adversary and win in my own life?
Giddianhi, the robber leader, writes to Lachoneus, praising him and then demanding he surrender or his army will destroy them. It would’ve been easy to fear. But Lachoneus stood strong. How can we stand strong and not fear the devil’s attacks on us today?
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?
Walls keep people in. They keep people out. They can stop our progress. Or, we can climb them and use walls to lift us up to obey God’s commands, as Samuel does in this chapter.
In this chapter, we see many devilish tactics being used to silence a prophet and manipulate and control the Nephites. Nephi testifies of Christ. Our prophet does the same today. Are we listening? How can we ensure we’re building Christ’s kingdom?
The people find Nephi, their prophet, pouring his heart out for them, due to their wickedness. He pleads with them to repent. Repentance opens up infinite possibilities for us. What keeps us from turning to God?
Moroni successfully unites his nation…finally. As they savor peace once more, some have become hardened by the many years of war and others have been softened to turn to God. What can we do to ensure we are meek and humble before God?
This powerful chapter discusses two seemingly opposing eternal traits of God and how they intertwine to provide salvation for the children of God.
Alma teaches Corianton about the law of Restoration, how we will be restored to that which is natural to us and stand before Christ to be judged someday. What is natural to me?
Alma preaches about resurrection truths he has had revealed to him in this chapter. I’ve outlined nine truths about the resurrection. Study them, and answer the question: Am I prepared to stand before God in a resurrected body to be judged of my works in this life?