The Remnant of Israel… Shall Stay Upon the Lord

Isaiah 10 Thoughts from reading the chapter preface: Now Isaiah is speaking to Assyria (who was the much larger, real threat to Judah all along. Destruction of Assyria is foretold as a type for the Second Coming.) The end comes when the work of the Lord is completed (See vs. 12). Then the end of …

He Knew that [He] Knew

Alma 55 Moroni at the start of this chapter is angry with Ammoron because he (Moroni) knows that Ammoron knows that he is not justified in his actions of war against the Nephites. This knowledge that Moroni now has, this assurance of Ammoron’s fraud, (which he already had, but now having it expressly presented to …

Concerning the Justice of God

Alma 54 Last evening as I was listening to a talk, I was distressed with an example that was used during the talk, as it caused me to feel guilty about my current situation. This morning, reflecting back on the talk and the particular story that was used as an example, I realized that it …

His Promise… Made Was Rash

Alma 51 There is a footnote on the word “rash” that has me considering its meaning and also contemplating past decision that were made rashly, or in haste. Rashness when resulting in anger seems to be a faulty formula, and maybe this is where anger can be acceptable when separated from rashness (that is, acting …

(And He Called It the Title of Liberty)

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 …