Alma 48:22-25 Estos versículos finales repasan unas decisiones doctrinales que fueron difíciles para los que tenían conocimiento de la verdad. Fue difícil tomar armas contra sus hermanos para matarles, y enviarles de esta vida no preparados de presentarse ante Dios. Se supone entonces que los nefitas entendían que esta vida era un tiempo para prepararse […]
Alma 46:11-13 Moroni is angry with Amalickiah. Is this a justified angry? It seems to be. If justified, then upon what principles of understanding or knowledge does Moroni take action. In other words, upon what principles does Moroni place his faith (faith unto action)? Anger is often the result of fear. Fear and faith cannot […]
Alma 46:1-10 The same word of God was preached among all the people of Nephi. Yet for some, this resulted in deep division, feelings of hatred to the point of bitter resentment and rebellion. I appreciate that it says that they rebelled against their brethren. These were family bonds being broken, and that hurts.
1 Nephi 13 This chapter details the establishment of the church of the devil. It is instructional to understand its purpose and focuses. In the church of the devil, most of its pursuits are on lifeless objects: gold, silver, silks, fine-twined linens, and so on. And then it includes one group of people: harlots. This […]
1 Nephi 11 I was having a hard time focusing my thoughts this morning so I proceeded to study in Spanish. As Christmas day is just around the corner, I sought out something to get me in the spirit of the season. A pivotal question is posted to Nephi at the very beginning of this […]
“Let there be light.” (Genesis 1:3) A mandate for the world. It was the first thing spoken by God of which we have record. It is the inciting incident in our world’s origin story. Without it, the creation and life could not have continued. There is a model in this for us. Without light, we […]
The definition/title of a father has held little meaning for me. Thus the term of Heavenly Father, though this is the title of all the titles that God has choosen to assign himself, holds a lesser significance to me because I do not understand it. I am fairly confident that I am not alone in […]