Isaiah 17 This chapter is an indictment against Israel. But it also is a warning against anyone that would oppress Israel. Hands off says the Lord! Israel is not to be punished to the benefit of other nations. These garden analogies are very poignant in my situation. I understand both the analogy and the real […]
3 Nephi 14:6-11 (See also Matthew 7:6-11; JST, Matthew 7:9-20) Go ye into the world, saying unto all, Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come nigh unto you. And the mysteries of the kingdom ye shall keep within yourselves; for it is not meet to give that which is holy unto the dogs; neither […]
3 Nephi 13:19-34 (See also Matthew 6:19-34) This group of verses is broken into two sections. The first was addressed to the multitude; the second was specific instructions to the Savior’s twelve chosen disciples. The instruction that had been given to the twelve is some of the doctrines that I’ve taken to me most personally. […]
Helaman 12 The doctrine of change, the doctrine of repentance, brings about the purposes of God and reason for our existence. Second morning, I am going back and reviewing the references at the beginning concerning prosperity: 10 Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart upon […]
Alma 62 (I didn’t make a post in English on this chapter, so I might mix it up here.) What does it mean to be a leader? Moroni in the beginning of this chapter it taking lead from the chief judge and acting according to the desires of the chief judge, Pahoran. So when leadership […]
Alma 49 Las observaciones finales en este capítulo habla de la fidelidad de Moroni y el pueblo nefita durante este tiempo de guerra. Al reconocer el ventaja que fue dado a ellos por medio de los preparativos de Moroni, el pueblo dio gracias al Señor. Su prosperidad vino por medio de la atención que les […]
It is a puzzle to me of the utmost degree. I do not understand it. How it is that the Lord has prospered me for obedience to a simple few bits of instruction.