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1 Nephi, Chapter 3

While there’s no way to tell, I like to read the beginning of Chapter 3 as if this is the first time Lehi and Nephi have seen each other since Nephi’s heart was softened in 1 Nephi 2:16. 264 more words

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Isaiah is quite clear

I want to give Laman and Lemuel the benefit of the doubt as I read through 1 Nephi. But then I go and read Isaiah and he isĀ  416 more words

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Nephi's answer to prayer in 1 Nephi 2:18-24

I suddenly feel a great interest in figuring out the logic of these verses.

Nephi is grieved because of the hardness of his brothers’ hearts and prays for them. 418 more words

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1 Nephi, Chapter 2

I love the continuation of the story from Chapter 1, verse 20 to Chapter 2, verse 1. Remembering that there was no chapter break here in the original 1830 edition makes this connection more clear. 424 more words

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January 12th, 2015

Weather: Sunny, cold, 21 degrees F

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1 Nephi, Chapter 1

As Chapter 1 opens, I think it’s important to note the historical context that Nephi himself brings into the picture. Verse 4 explains that their story begins “in the commencement of the first year of the reign of Zedekiah, king of Judah.” That’s a nicely specific moment in time for us to work with. 267 more words

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Nephi's Prophecy and the Book of Isaiah

I have been rereading 1st Nephi over this past month and I feel like I’ve understood it much, much better than I ever have before. I guess over the past few years of talking with Joe about Israel, the Abrahamic Covenant, Nephi’s work on Isaiah, etc., all prepped me for a very different experience. 388 more words

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