Jesus speaks to the people again, telling them He will gather them as a chicken gathers her chicks, to protect and nourish them. How can we qualify for such great blessings?
A fact of life is that there will be good times and there will also be times we are in dangerous circumstances. What can we do to get through these hard times?
This chapter is often called Nephi’s psalm. He agonizes over his weaknesses and sins that keep him from being close to God, but then he utters one word that changes everything…Nevertheless…and he puts his hope and trust in God again and pours out his heart in mighty prayer to the Lord. And despair turns into inspiration.
In the Church’s Addiction Recovery program, Step 3 is where we make the decision to Trust in God. When we submit our will to Him and surrender our entire lives (past, present and future) into His care, He can deliver us from our addictions or sins that bind us and giving us true joy.