(1) Is the question in verse 1 an honest question? Is Nephi showing us one of the times when Laman and Lemuel were being humble? Or is their question sarcastic? 135 more words
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The title of this post is based on a joke from the internet, but I believe it holds true– we can profit from the scriptures by having a better understanding of this life and our purpose, learn wisdom, and grow closer to our Heavenly Father. 441 more words
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1 Hearken and hear this, O house of Jacob, who are called by the name of Israel, and are come forth out of the waters of Judah, or out of the waters of baptism, who swear by the name of the Lord, and make mention of the God of Israel, yet they swear not in truth nor in righteousness.
It dawned on me this morning that if this were written in third person, it would probably be easier to see how it’s similar to Exodus. 406 more words
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9 And after we had been driven forth before the wind for the space of many days, behold, my brethren and the sons of Ishmael and also their wives began to make themselves merry, insomuch that they began to dance, and to sing, and to speak with much rudeness, yea, even that they did forget by what power they had been brought thither; yea, they were lifted up unto exceeding rudeness.