Know Ye

Mormon 7 (en español) The first thing that stands out to me in this chapter written directly to descendants of Lehi is the invitation to come unto repentance, coupled with a warning: or you cannot be saved. It is that straight forward: if I do not accept repentance as a way of living, the way …

Repent and Prepare to Stand Before the Judgment-seat of Christ

Mormon 3 (en español) Mormón niega ser caudillo de los Nefitas. Las razones por lo cual él llega a esta decisión son los siguientes: Muchas veces él había dirigido hacia la batalla los había amado con todo su corazón, de acuerdo con el amor de Dios que había en él. –y todo el día se …

Turn, All Ye Gentiles

3 Nephi 30 This is an inclusive chapter in that Christ would that all the Gentiles would repent of their wickedness and then come unto him and receive his ordinances and be saved, numbered with the house of Israel. Can I see anything in myself in this description of the Gentiles? Do I see in …

The Planting of the Lord

Isaiah 61 I cannot help but feel that these verses are directed at me in some small way. The principles discussed herein resonate so deeply with me. A restorer of paths to dwell in, the riches of the gentiles shall be mine, a double portion for my shame. “I will direct their work in truth.” …

There Was No Intercessor; Therefore, His Arm Brought Salvation unto Him

Isaiah 59 This chapter starts off with two very simple statements of fact: the Lord’s hand is not shortened, that it cannot save; neither his ear heavy, that it cannot hear: So the Lord is capable of both saving and hearing. The next verse then states: But your iniquities have separated between you and your …

A Man of Sorrows… Acquainted with Grief

Isaiah 53, See also Mosiah 14 (I am including the entirety of my study from Mosiah 14 made almost 10 years ago at the end of this post.) The first thing that stands out to me loudly this morning (21 Jun 2021), is that Christ is termed a man of sorrows and acquainted with grief …

Redeemed without Money

Isaiah 52 I don’t know why this chapter or rather many of the passages in this chapter are familiar to me. I am very much acquainted with the words of these prophecies. Beyond this, I feel the Spirit of the Lord so strongly testifying of the reality of these statements found throughout this chapter, especially …

The Lord Thy God… Teacheth Thee To Profit

Isaiah 48 Isaiah’s audience in this chapter is setup in verse one: members of the house of Israel by covenant (baptism) who swear by the name of the Lord, but not in truth, nor righteousness. How could one find themselves in such a position? Perhaps born into a community of believers but they themselves are …